SOUTH BEND – Katlyn Gilbert scored a career-high 24 points, Destinee Walker and Anaya Peoples each added 19 points and No. 16 Notre Dame beat Loyola (Md.) 84-60 on Friday night.
Gilbert scored eight points in the first quarter as Notre Dame built a 19-7 lead. Walker had a team-high 13 points in the first half to help the Irish take an 18-point lead after Loyola shoot just 9 of 36 from the field.
Freshman Sam Brunelle had 12 points and nine rebounds for Notre Dame (2-0), which honored Natalie Achonwa as the sixth women's basketball inductee to the ring of honor. Achonwa, a two-time Olympian, led the Irish to four consecutive Final Fours, including three NCAA championship games.
Miami ruled out safety Reshad Jones (chest) and cornerback Ken Webster (ankle) for Sunday's game against Indianapolis. Jones, the Dolphins' highest paid player, will miss his fourth straight game. … Minnesota wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) was ruled out for Sunday night at Dallas. … Quarterback Matt Ryan (ankle) has been removed from the Atlanta injury report and appears set to play against New Orleans. … Quarterback Patrick Mahomes (dislocated kneecap) will start for Kansas City on Sunday against the Tennessee.
In Shiga, Japan, Australian Hannah Green shot a 5-under 67 to finish the first round of the LPGA Japan Classic tied for the lead with local favorite Ai Suzuki. …
In Antalya, Turkey, Matthias Schwab shot a second-round 5-under 67 to move to 12 under overall and a one-shot lead at the Turkish Airlines Open. …
In Phoenix, Jeff Maggert shot a 6-under 65 for a 14-under 128 total to increase his lead to four strokes in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, with Bernhard Langer second in a bid for his record sixth PGA Tour Champions season points title.
Heritage will have three athletes sign letters of intent next week. On Tuesday, Katelyn Sebring will sign with Indiana Tech track. On Wednesday, Maggie Castleman will sign with Purdue Fort Wayne volleyball and Bree Dossen will sign with Indiana Tech basketball.
Cubs decreased prices in 2013
Because of a reporting error, the last time the Cubs decreased ticket prices was incorrect in a story on Page 2B on Wednesday. The team had decreases in some sections last year, but 2013 was the last year the Cubs had a pricing decrease across the board.