Diggins paces No. 2 Notre Dame past Providence

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Providence, RI (Sports Network) - Skylar Diggins poured in 28 points and dished out six assists to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 92-57 win over Providence on Saturday.

Kayla McBride added 24 points and six rebounds, while Natalie Achonwa chipped in with 14 points and eight rebounds for the Fighting Irish (27-1, 15-0 Big East), who will look to finish their perfect conference campaign on Monday when they play host to third-ranked Connecticut.

Symone Roberts scored 22 points, while Torie Rule and Brianna Edwards finished with 13 and 10 points, respectively, for the Friars (7-21, 2-13).

Notre Dame raced out to a 31-18 lead around the midway point of the first half and took a 52-32 lead into the break.

It never got closer than 20 points in the second half as Notre Dame rolled to its 22nd straight road win.

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