Will Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins Blow Up Women’s Basketball?

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INDIANA-Notre Dame women’s basketball pointguard, Skylar Diggins is receiving a lot of attention after he stellar performance in the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament. Diggins is also receiving attention due to her looks and rapper Lil Wayne reffered to her his “wife” on Twitter. Yahoo Sports reports:

The Notre Dame sophomore’s smooth playmaking skills, Madison Avenue smile and effortless charisma give her more crossover appeal than any other women’s college basketball player.

In the three weeks leading up to Tuesday’s national title game against second-seeded Texas A&M, Diggins has gone from 6,000 followers on Twitter to more than 45,000. Searches for her name on Yahoo spiked 2,700 percent on Sunday and went up another 17 percent on Monday.

Diggins is the subject of a new rap song inspired by her NCAA tournament performance. She has her own blog on ESPN.com. And in addition to her shout-out from Lil Wayne, singer Chris Brown also saluted her on Monday, telling her “congrats beautiful.”

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