The Notre Dame women's basketball team faces South Dakota State on Thursday.
The Irish will hope for continued production from their prized newcomers.
Lindsay Allen is shooting 60 percent from the field while running the point as a freshman. And Muffet McGraw calls Taya Reimer, who is averaging 9.7 points and 6.6 rebounds per game, the best bench player in the country.
From Jewell Loyd a season ago to these new rookies, the Irish seem to get great contributions from freshman players.