Diggins calm as she readies for last shot at title
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Notre Dame guard Skylar Diggins says she heads into her final NCAA tournament looking to enjoy the moment, although she admits she does feel a sense of urgency.
Diggins said she feels calm heading into the tournament after losing the national championship game two years in a row. The Naismith Award finalist says the feeling comes from experience and her confidence in her ability to get the job done.
The top-seeded Fighting Irish 31-1) open against No. 16 seed Tennessee-Martin (19-14) on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa. Notre Dame has won a school-record 26 straight.
Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw says Diggins had been feeling "under the weather" all week. All Diggins would say was that she is feeling fine.