Senior point guard Anna Whelan, who has been a key piece for the Irish over the past few years, contributed 17 points, nine rebounds and five steals, while Caroline Dundervill pitched in with 10 points and a team-high eight steals. Maddy Blaydes added 10 points and Peyton Mullen threw in nine points, six assists and six steals.
The presence of Whelan, Dundervill and Mullen, in particular, was felt much more on the defensive end, as the trio of slight guards kept the pressure dialed up until Bogan called off the press in the fourth quarter.
"We just get out and run, that's what we want to do, and that's our game plan," Bogan said. "That's what we want - high turnovers, low field-goal percentage for the other team and we can live with some of the missed shots for us."
Megan Burns led the Tigers with nine points and 11 rebounds, while Liz Adams scored eight points and pulled down 11 boards.
The Irish limited Wirt to just 8-of-44 shooting and the Tigers made just 5 of their 14 free-throw attempts.
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