2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball team

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2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball
Notre Dame Fighting Irish logo.svg
Big East Runners Up
Conference Big East Conference (1979–2013)
2010–11 record 31–7 (13–3 Big East)
Head coach Muffet McGraw
Home arena Edmund P. Joyce Center
Seasons
2010–11 Big East Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Connecticut 16 0   1.000     36 2   .947
DePaul 13 3   .813     29 7   .806
Notre Dame 13 3   .813     31 8   .795
Rutgers 11 5   .688     20 13   .606
Marquette 10 6   .625     24 9   .727
Louisville 10 6   .625     22 13   .629
Syracuse 9 7   .563     25 10   .714
Georgetown 9 7   .563     24 11   .686
St. John's 9 7   .563     22 11   .667
West Virginia 8 8   .500     24 10   .706
Providence 6 10   .375     13 16   .448
Pittsburgh 5 11   .313     14 17   .452
South Florida 3 13   .188     12 19   .387
Villanova 3 13   .188     12 19   .387
Cincinnati 2 14   .125     9 20   .310
Seton Hall 1 15   .063     8 22   .267
2011 Big East Basketball Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2010–11 Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 2010–2011 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Irish, coached by Muffet McGraw, play their home games at the Edmund P. Joyce Center in South Bend, Indiana. The Fighting Irish, members of the Big East Conference, finished runners-up in the Big East regular season and conference tournament, and also in the NCAA tournament.

2011 NCAA Tournament[edit]

In the 2011 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament, Notre Dame advanced through the rounds, beating two #1 seeds—the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and UConn Huskies—en route to the final. In so doing, they became the first team ever to defeat Tennessee and UConn in the same NCAA women's tournament.[2] The Irish lost to Texas A&M in the national title game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Standings - 2010-11". ESPN. Retrieved 1 Dec 2016. 
  2. ^ Voepel, Mechelle (November 6, 2011). "Baylor leads the way as 2011-12 opens". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 7, 2011.