“I’m committed to this program,” she said. “I’m going to use all of my eligibility. I’m going to stay a kid as long as I can. I’m not ready for bills and things like that. I’m going to stay out of that. I’ve preached this before and I’m going to stick to it _ getting my education is the most important thing. That’s a big reason why I chose Notre Dame, the education and what comes with that degree. It’s important. A lot of people take notice.”
While Diggins can’t play above the rim like Griner, she has already mastered the art of marketing herself. The junior guard has become one of the most followed female athletes on Twitter with over 191,000 followers.
She has said after graduating from Notre Dame she hopes to be a television analyst as well as a basketball player.
“We understand that we don’t make millions our first year out like the guys are capable of, and at the same time, I think it’s a loyalty to the program, the fans, the community, coach McGraw. I’m excited for next year at Notre Dame. I’m working on finishing this year, but I’m exciting about coming back and finishing school. I only have 20 credits left. Knocking that out and being able to graduate in January would be perfect.”