Notre Dame Races Past DePaul, 69-54

CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
PRESS CONFERENCE
INTERVIEW WITH DEVEREAUX PETERS
INTERVIEW WITH MUFFET MCGRAW
BOX SCORE
NOTES
QUOTES

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)--Devereaux Peters had 16 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks to lead No. 3 Notre Dame to a 69-54 win over DePaul in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Championship presented by American Eagle Outfitters.

Natalie Novosel also had 16 points and Kayla McBride added 14 for the Irish (29-2) who are coming off the program's first outright regular-season conference championship.

Katherine Harry had 10 of her 14 points in the first half for eighth-seeded DePaul (22-10).

Notre Dame will face West Virginia in Monday's semifinal. The Mountaineers beat No. 12 Georgetown 39-32 in Sunday's first quarterfinal.

West Virginia handed the Irish their only conference loss this season, 77-63 in Morgantown on Feb 18.