McBride scores career-high 26 in ND’s win over UConn

By | March 5, 2013 8:30 am | 0 Comments


Kayla McBride

Kayla McBride

Kayla McBride continues to turn in some of her best performances during the biggest games.

The Villa Maria graduate scored a career-high 26 points and hit a huge 3-point shot at the end of the first overtime Monday night to help the Notre Dame women’s basketball team clinch the Big East Conference regular-season title with a 96-87 win over visiting Connecticut in triple overtime. Read a game story from the Associated Press.

She made a 3-point field goal in the final seconds of the first overtime to tie the game and send it to a second overtime. McBride fouled out during the second OT.

McBride, a 5-foot 11-inch junior guard, scored a then-career-high 21 points in the Fighting Irish’s first victory over UConn this season.

She also scored 25 points in a comeback win over nationally ranked Syracuse on Feb. 26. McBride scored her 1,000th career point in that game.

Check out video from the game, including McBride’s big shot at the 4:39 mark of the video.



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