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Diggins, Achonwa lead No. 5 Notre Dame to 83-74 win over No. 22 Texas A&M

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    Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw reacts after a turnover against Texas A&M in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Las Vegas. Notre Dame won 83-74. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)The Associated Press

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    Texas A&M's Kristi Bellock (5) is tripped up by Notre Dame's Ariel Braker while driving to the lane in the second half during an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Las Vegas. Notre Dame won 83-74. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)The Associated Press

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    Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins, left, passes the ball over Texas A&M's Adrienne Pratcher in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, in Las Vegas. Diggins scored 24 points in Notre Dame's 83-74 win. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)The Associated Press

Skylar Diggins scored 24 points, and Natalie Achonwa added 22 points and 14 rebounds as No. 5 Notre Dame beat No. 22 Texas A&M 83-74 on Friday night in the championship game of the World Vision Classic.

In a rematch of the 2011 NCAA tournament championship game, won by Texas A&M, the Fighting Irish also got 19 points from Kayla McBride and 15 from Jewell Loyd.

Muffet McGraw earned her 600th win as Notre Dame coach in the first meeting between the teams since Texas A&M won the title.

Notre Dame (9-1) took control with a 13-0 run that turned a 48-46 deficit into a 59-48 lead with 11:25 remaining. Diggins and McBride both had four points during the spurt, and Achonwa supplied the final three points of the run.

Kelsey Bone led Texas A&M (8-4) with 28 points and 10 rebounds. Courtney Walker had 12 points, and Kristi Bellock added 11.