SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame’s first-round win could be costly for the top-seeded Irish.

Kathryn Westbeld, often referred as “The Glue” by Coach Muffet McGraw, rolled her left ankle early in the Irish’s 99-81 win over Cal State Northridge on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

Westbeld’s availability for Sunday’s game in the Spokane Region was called “doubtful” by McGraw, who has had to navigate four season-ending ACL injuries to key players.

Without their senior leader, Notre Dame (30-3) relied on Arike Ogunbowale, who scored 30 points. Jessica Shepard had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.

DEPAUL 90, OKLAHOMA 79: Amarah Coleman and Kelly Campbell each scored 17 points and fifth-seeded DePaul (27-7) held off a second-half comeback by No. 12 Oklahoma (16-15) in College Station, Texas.

TEXAS A&M 89, DRAKE 76: Freshman Chennedy Carter scored 26 points, powering No. 4 Texas A&M (25-9) to a victory over 13th-seeded Drake (26-8) in College Station, Texas.



VIRGINIA 68, CALIFORNIA 62: Dominique Toussaint hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 1:08 to go and the 10th-seeded Cavs (19-13) held off No. 7 California (21-11) for their first NCAA tournament win in nine years, at Columbia, South Carolina.

SOUTH CAROLINA 63, NORTH CAROLINA A&T 52: A’ja Wilson had 19 points and 16 rebounds to lead No. 2 South Carolina (27-6) past North Carolina A&T (23-9) in Columbia, South Carolina.


OREGON STATE 82, WESTERN KENTUCKY 58: Marie Gulich scored 21 of her 29 points in the second half and grabbed 15 rebounds as No. 6 Oregon State beat No. 11 Western Kentucky in Knoxville, Tennessee.

MICHIGAN 75, NORTHERN COLORADO 61: Hallie Thome scored 24 points, Katelynn Flaherty added 20 and No. 7 Michigan (23-9) beat 10th-seeded Northern Colorado (26-7) in Waco, Texas.


LOUISVILLE 74, BOISE STATE 42: Kylee Shook had 14 points to lead the top-seeded Cardinals (33-2) to a win at Louisville, Kentucky.

MARQUETTE 84, DAYTON 65: Natisha Hiedeman scored a career-high 32 points, including 18 in the first quarter, and No. 8 Marquette (24-9) beat ninth-seeded Dayton (23-7) in Louisville, Kentucky.

TENNESSEE 100, LIBERTY 60: Freshman Rennia Davis scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 3 seed Tennessee (25-7) beat No. 14 Liberty (24-10) in Knoxville, Tennessee.


MARYLAND 77, PRINCETON 57: Kaila Charles scored 20 points to lead fifth-seeded Maryland (26-7) past No. 12 Princeton (24-6) in Raleigh, North Carolina.

NORTH CAROLINA STATE 62, ELON 35: Kiara Leslie scored 13 points as fourth-seeded North Carolina State (25-8) cruised past No. 13 Elon (25-8) in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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