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Irish Insights


Notre Dame women collect basketball honors

Notre Dame women's basketball guard Skylar Diggins was named the Big East freshman of the week, the conference announced Monday.

Diggins averaged 13.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals in her first three games coming off the bench for the No. 5 Irish (3-0).

Senior guard Ashley Barlow was named to the Big East weekly honor roll, after averaging 13.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3 steals.

The Irish will leave for the U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday to play in the Paradise Jam. Notre Dame plays No. 23 San Diego State at 3:15 p.m. Thursday and takes on South Carolina at 1 p.m. Friday.

Notre Dame closes the Paradise Jam against No. 20 Oklahoma at 3:15 p.m. Saturday.