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Natalie Achonwa out for tourney

Updated: April 1, 2014, 10:31 PM ET
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame forward Natalie Achonwa will miss the Final Four with a left knee injury, a big blow to the national championship hopes of the Fighting Irish.

Coach Muffet McGraw said Achonwa tore her anterior cruciate ligament in Notre Dame's 88-69 victory over Baylor on Monday night, calling it devastating for the senior but not for the title hopes of the Irish (36-0).

"We still believe," McGraw said. "She got us to this point, now somebody else has to finish it."

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