UT Martin women lose in NCAA tournament opener

The 16-seeeded UT Martin women's basketball team was unable to pull off a first-round upset against top seed Notre Dame, falling 97-64 on Sunday.

The Skyhawks got a season high 37 points from Heather Butler, who extended her NCAA record streak of games with a three-point field goal to 80.

Notre Dame proved too big for the Skyhawks, out-rebounding UT Martin 49-14.

The Skyhawks' season ends with a 19-15 record.