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Women's Basketball Crushes South Florida

December 19, 1998

Box Score

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Danielle Green scored a game-high 16 points as No. 6 Notre Dame opened a four-game road trip with an 83-63 victory Saturday over South Florida.

Sherisha Hills added 15 points as the Fighting Irish had five different players score in double-figures.

Sonya Swick topped South Florida with 14 points and Avia Lee added 13 off the bench. The Bulls (7-4) have lost three straight games.

Notre Dame (8-1) used a 24-11 run to start the second half to break open a four-point game. Niele Ivey hit two 3-pointers and Ruth Riley added four baskets from the low post during the run.

Hills had two long-range shots, including one with 12:00 left in the second half that put the Irish up 60-43.

Riley and Ivey finished with 12 points apiece. Shelia McMillen contributed 13.

South Florida trailed twice by 10 points in the first half, but battled back within 36-32 at halftime.

Lee had 10 points, including two 3-pointers, during the opening 20 minutes.