Trojans Fall Short Against No. 6 Notre Dame
Nov. 27, 2004
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jacqueline Batteast scored 18 points and No. 6 Notre Damesurvived a scare from unranked Southern California before rallying for a 60-56victory Friday night.
Notre Dame (6-0) trailed Southern California 45-40 with eight minutes left, butFighting Irish went on a 10-0 run over the next four minutes to take a 50-45lead.
Jamie Funn scored 13 points and Shay Murphy added 12 for Southern California.
Batteast scored 12 in an ugly first half for Notre Dame, which made only 10of 31 shots but still managed a 29-20 halftime lead.
That's because Southern California was even worse, shooting 9-of-31 with 12 turnovers.
The Irish defeated the Women of Troy for the sixth time in seven meetings.Notre Dame has won three straight against Southern California in Los Angeles.