Irish women help lead Team USA to a gold

Notre Dame, IN – The luck of the Irish ruled the basketball court Sunday morning in China.

Three Notre Dame women helped team USA bring home the gold!

Skylar Diggins, Natalie Novosel and Deveraux Peters put up a combined 32 points to boost team USA to a 101-66 win over Taiwan.

The win was trending all afternoon on Twitter with congratulations.

The assistant coach for the women’s team tweeted, “At Sky Digg 4, your gold medal dreams just became a reality again!”

The U.S. men’s team is also in China, they rolled past Romania Sunday 94-73.

The men will face off against Germany Monday morning at 6 a.m EST in the 5th and 6th place game.

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