Ogunbowale scores 16, No. 3 Notre Dame beats UNC 88-54

BY foxsports • January 10, 2016

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Arike Ogunbowale scored 16 points, Marina Mabrey added 14 and Brianna Turner had 11 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots to lead No. 3 Notre Dame to an 88-54 victory over North Carolina on Sunday.

The Fighting Irish (15-1, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) had little trouble in winning their eighth straight. They outscored the Tar Heels 50-14 in the paint and outshot the Tar Heels (12-6, 2-1) 51 percent to 30 percent. They also forced North Carolina into 23 turnovers.

Destinee Walker led the Tar Heels with 12 points on 3-of-14 shooting and Jamie Cherry scored 10.

The Irish used a 9-0 run late in the first quarter and a 13-0 run early in the second quarter to open a 36-17 lead. The Irish did most of their damage on the inside, outscoring the Tar Heels 24-6 in the paint in the first half.

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