No. 1 Irish start slow, finish fast in beating Penn 75-55

(AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Arike Ogunbowale overcame poor shooting to finish with 21 points and lead four players in double figures as No. 1 Notre Dame pulled away from Penn in the second half on the way to a 75-55 victory on Monday night.

Jackie Shepard had 17 points, Brianna Turner 16 and Jackie Young 12 as Muffet McGraw's Irish (2-0) overcame Ogunbowale's 6-for-19 shooting effort and 18 total turnovers after raising their 2018 NCAA championship banner in the Purcell Pavilion.

Turner added 10 rebounds for her second double-double of the season and Notre Dame outrebounded Penn 45-34.


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