Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw yells to players during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Fordham, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Arike Ogunbowale scored 13 points to help top-ranked Notre Dame beat Fordham 67-36 on Monday night in a Preseason WNIT quarterfinal game.
Ogunbowale, who earned ACC player of the week honors earlier in the day, had a steal and layup to put the Irish up by 20 points early in the fourth quarter, just four minutes after Fordham had cut the lead to eight.
Lindsay Allen finished with 13 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Irish (2-0).
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G'mrice Davis led Fordham (1-1) with nine points and 15 rebounds.
After shooting over 52 percent in a 60-point win over Central Michigan to open the season, Notre Dame shot 42 percent against Fordham, including making just one of eight 3-pointers.
The Rams weren't any better, shooting just 23 percent.