March 23, 2008
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -
SMU Game Notes
SMU finishes the season with a 24-9 record. The 24 wins the team racked up are the most in school history.
SMU falls to 3-7 all-time in the NCAA Tournament. This was their first appearance since the 1999-2000 season.
SMU Individual Season and Career Bests
Senior Sharee Shepherd tied a career-high by registering five assists for the fourth time.
Shepherd attempted a season-high nine three-point shots. She finished 1-for-10 from the field, and 1-for-9 from three-point range.
SMU Season Highs and Lows
The 62 points scored by the Mustangs represent their third-lowest scoring output this season.
SMU finished with a season-low 26 rebounds.
SMU finished with 26 rebounds placing them fourth in terms of fewest team rebounds by a team in an NCAA Tournament game in Mackey Arena.
Notre Dame Game Notes
With the win, Notre Dame improves to 24-14 all time in NCAA Tournament play.
Notre Dame Individual Season and Career Bests
Charel Allen tied her career-high and set a season-high by attempting 20 field goals.
Allen finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds to give her a double-double.
Ashley Barlow scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds to give her a double-double. She also finished with a game-high four steals. In two games in Mackey Arena this season (Barlow also played at Purdue on December 8th), she scored 42 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, shot 13-for-13 from the free-throw line, and made nine steals.
Notre Dame Season Highs and Lows
Notre Dame shot 0-for-5 from three-point range. This was the third time this season that the Fighting Irish have failed to make a three-pointer.
Notre Dame Milestones
Notre Dame outrebounded SMU 49-26. The 49 rebounds by the Fighting Irish tie them for fifth in the rankings of most rebounds by a team in an NCAA Tournament game in Mackey Arena.