Turner's double-double leads No. 2 Irish past Wake Forest

Wake Forest's Destini Walker (1) passes over Notre Dame's Michaela Mabrey (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (AP Photo/Lynn Hey)
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Brianna Turner had 19 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Notre Dame remained undefeated in the Atlantic Coast Conference by beating Wake Forest 86-52 on Thursday night.

Arike Ogunbowale had 16 points, Michaela Mabrey 11, and Kathryn Westbeld and Kristina Nelson added 10 each for the Fighting Irish (25-1, 13-0 ACC), who won their 18th straight.

Notre Dame, which has won the past two ACC championships, clinched a top-four seed and bye to the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.

Ariel Stephenson scored 17 and Elisa Penna had 10 for the Deacons (15-12, 6-8), who shot 37.7 percent (20 of 53) and made just 5 of 17 3-pointers to snap a four-game winning streak.

Turner had 14 points in the first half as the Fighting Irish built a 41-22 halftime lead.