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Top-seeded Notre Dame routs Robert Morris, stays unbeaten with 93-42 win

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    Notre Dame guard Jewell Loyd (32) shoots past Robert Morris forward Artemis Spanou (15) during the first half in a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski) (The Associated Press)

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    Robert Morris forward Kelly Hartwell (42) shoots over Notre Dame forward Natalie Achonwa (11) during the first half in a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski) (The Associated Press)

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    Robert Morris guard Ashley Ravelli (14) knocks the ball loose from Notre Dame forward Markisha Wright (34) during the first half in a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski) (The Associated Press)

Michaela Mabrey scored 11 of her 16 points in the first half, and top-seeded Notre Dame breezed to a 93-42 victory Saturday in its NCAA tournament opener against 16th-seeded Robert Morris.

Jewell Loyd and Natalie Achonwa added 15 points each for the unbeaten Fighting Irish, who are trying for their fourth straight Final Four appearance. Notre Dame (33-0) is a No. 1 seed for the third straight season.

The Irish will take on ninth-seeded Arizona State in the second round Monday.

Robert Morris (21-12) shot 27 percent from the field. Greek star Artemis Spanou, one of the top players in Northeast Conference history, was held to seven points and attempted only four shots from the field.