Skylar Diggins scored a career-high 33 points and No. 2 Notre Dame built a 19-point lead in the second half before withstanding a late Tennessee rally in a 77-67 victory Monday night against the ninth-ranked Lady Vols (16-4.
Notre Dame (19-1) won its 14th straight game and snapped the Lady Vols' nine-game winning streak.
NO. 2 KANSAS 61,
WEST VIRGINIA 56
Travis Releford and Jeff Withey both scored 15 points and Kansas (19-1, 7-0 Big 12) nearly relinquished a double-digit lead before beating West Virginia (9-11, 2-5) to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 18.
Kansas shot 54 percent from the field in the first meeting between the schools. The Jayhawks have held their last six opponents under 60 points.
Aaric Murray led West Virginia with 17 points.
NO. 12 LOUISVILLE 64,
Russ Smith and Gorgui Dieng combined for 34 points and sealed the game with four free throws in the final 12 seconds as Louisville (17-4, 5-3 Big East) defeated Pittsburgh (17-5, 5-4).