Loyd leads Notre Dame to Nashville

Irish clinch fourth straight Final Four, but await news on Achonwa knee injury

Originally Published: March 31, 2014
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame's entire season has been an exercise in proving there is life without a familiar face on the court.

So why not make the final step in getting back to the Final Four about exactly the same thing.

No Skylar Diggins was no problem for Notre Dame as it piled up 35 consecutive wins to reach a regional final.

No Kayla McBride for most of the first half of Monday's 88-69 victory over Baylor? No problem for the Fighting Irish. Not with Natalie Achonwa ...

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