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Diggins leads Notre Dame back to Final Four, named Norfolk Most Outstanding Player

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Following what most people probably predicted, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Duke Blue Devils 87-76 to advance to a third consecutive Final Four.

Fittingly, point guard Skylar Diggins dominated the narrative of this game: after Diggins left the game early in the first half due to foul trouble, Notre Dame went cold and fell behind by as many as 9 points. Diggins re-entered the game, found their rhythm, and ended up running away with it in the first half.

For more on Notre Dame's path to the Final Four, check out our storystream.