No. 4 Stanford beats USC 79-55 for 9th win in row
Friday, February 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chiney Ogwumike had 26 points and 15 rebounds for her record-setting 20th double-double of the season, and No. 4 Stanford defeated Southern California 79-55 for the 12th straight time on Friday night.
Joslyn Tinkle added 17 points and 11 rebounds, Mikaela Ruef had a career-best 12 points and eight rebounds, and Amber Orrange had 10 points to help keep the Cardinal (23-2, 12-1 Pac-12) tied with No. 6 California atop the league standings. The Golden Bears beat 15th-ranked UCLA 79-51 earlier Friday. Stanford earned its ninth straight victory and improved to 14-0 away from home this season.
Alexyz Vaioletama scored 14 points and Cassie Harberts added 13 for the Trojans (8-16, 5-8), who have dropped five in a row and eight of nine. They shot 33 percent from the floor and went 13 of 17 from the free throw line.