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Skylar Diggins' life is a balancing act

The life of a student-athlete is a huge challenge, but Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins has discovered ways to balance academics and athletics. Her keys to success? Time management, communication and a coach who understands the importance of an education.

Updated: March 28, 2011, 12:25 PM ET
By Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins, a sophomore All-America point guard for the nationally ranked Notre Dame women's basketball team, is blogging about her NCAA tournament experience for espnW.

Being a student-athlete is a huge challenge. It requires a lot of work, responsibility and commitment. Sometimes, it seems like there aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done, especially during tournament time. I am sitting here right now in my hotel room at 10 p.m. on Friday night working on homework ...

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