South Bend, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Kayla McBride scored a game-high 20
points with eight rebounds as No. 2 Notre Dame blasted Boston College, 95-53,
on Thursday night.
Michaela Mabrey scored 18 points off the bench for Notre Dame (14-0, 2-0 ACC), while Taya Reimer added 15 points in a reserve role. Jewell Loyd contributed 14 points in the win.
Kristen Doherty scored a team-high 13 points to go along with five assists and five steals for Boston College (10-6, 1-1). Katie Zenevitch and Lauren Engeln netted 11 and 10 points, respectively, in defeat.
McBride had six points in the opening 6:24 of the game to help Notre Dame to a 13-4 lead early on.
Reimer then led a 13-4 run a couple of minutes later, scoring nine points to stake the Irish to a 29-14 lead midway through the first.
Nicole Boudreau made a 3 to trim the deficit to 31-19 and Loyd followed with a layup at 7:17 which started an 18-2 run to end the half.
The Irish led 49-21 at the break.
The final margin of 42 was Notre Dame's largest lead of the game as they won it going away.