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Turner leads Notre Dame past Florida State for ACC title

It wasn't always a smooth ride for Muffet McGraw's Notre Dame team this season, but the Fighting Irish are back in familiar territory once again.

Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday.

After being voted the preseason No. 1 team, the Irish occasionally took some lumps and struggled with consistency, which they seem to be finding now late in the season.

"We were anointed early on and didn't handle it well," McGraw said. "Then we were able to earn our way back and I think that says a lot for this team and what they overcame to get...