Women's Roundup: Ogwumike, Stanford outlast UCLA

2013-02-18T00:00:00Z Women's Roundup: Ogwumike, Stanford outlast UCLAThe Associated Press The Associated Press
February 18, 2013 12:00 am  • 

LOS ANGELES - Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points to help No. 4 Stanford beat No. 15 UCLA 68-57 for the Cardinal's 15th straight win over the Bruins.

Ogwumike has played well against ranked teams this season averaging 21.3 points.

Joslyn Tinkle added 10 points and nine rebounds and Mikaela Ruef had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Cardinal (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12).

Stanford held UCLA 13 points below the Bruins' season average and also out-rebounded the Bruins 38-31. Stanford, which leads the Pac-12 in scoring defense, has held opponents under 70 points for 44 straight games.

Atonye Nyingifa led UCLA (19-6, 10-4) with 12 points and five rebounds.

• No. 6 California 72, USC 64: In Los Angeles, Layshia Clarendon scored 22 points and the Bears (23-2, 13-1 Pac-12) held off a late Trojans' rally to stay tied for first in the conference with Stanford.

Cassie Harberts led USC (8-17, 5-9) with 20 points.

• No. 21 Colorado 71, ASU 63: In Tempe, Jen Reese scored 22 points and Colorado (20-5, 9-5 Pac-12) won its fifth straight, defeating Arizona State (11-15, 3-11).

Arielle Roberson added 16 points for the Buffaloes, who have won 20 games for the first time since the 2003-04 team went 22-8. Three ASU players scored 14 points - Janae Fulcher, Promise Amukamara and Adrianne Thomas.

• Oregon 65, Washington State 60: In Eugene, Ore., Jordan Loera had 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Ducks (4-22, 2-12 Pac-12) beat the Cougars (10-15, 6-8) for their second league win.

• No. 2 Notre Dame 87, Marquette 49: In Milwaukee, Skylar Diggins scored 23 points and Natalie Achonwa added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Irish (24-1, 12-0 Big East) rolled to its 19th consecutive victory. Notre Dame's lone loss of the season was to No. 1 Baylor 71-63 on Dec. 5.

• No. 5 Duke 81, Wake Forest 70: In Durham, N.C., Tricia Liston scored a career-high 29 points with five three-pointers, and Duke beat Wake Forest after losing star Chelsea Gray to a knee injury.

• No. 7 Maryland 73, Virginia 44: In Charlottesville, Va., Alyssa Thomas had 27 points and 13 rebounds and Maryland (21-4, 12-2 ACC) used a 26-3 run spanning the halves to blow open a close game and beat Virginia.

• No. 10 Louisville 81, DePaul 55: In Lousivlle, Ky., Bria Smith scored a career-high 21 points and Sara Hammond had 17 points and 13 rebounds to help the Cardinals (21-5, 9-3 Big East) rout DePaul.

• No. 12 Tennessee 83, Vanderbilt 64: In Knoxville, Tenn., Meighan Simmons scored 17 points and was one of five Tennessee players to reach double figures as the Lady Vols (20-5, 11-1 SEC) defeated Vanderbilt to clinch their 37th straight 20-win season.

• No. 19 Florida State 80, No. 14 North Carolina 73: In Tallahassee, Fla., Leonor Rodriguez scored 22 points and Chelsea Davis had 21 as Florida State (20-5, 10-4 ACC) beat North Carolina (23-4, 11-3).

• Iowa 72, No. 18 Purdue 52: In West Lafayette, Ind., Samantha Logic scored 26 points Sunday to lead Iowa (17-10, 6-7 Big Ten) to a win over Purdue.

• Kansas 81, No. 22 Oklahoma 71: In Lawrence, Kan., Carolyn Davis had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Angel Goodrich became Kansas' all-time assists leader with 687 as the Jayhawks (16-8, 7-6 Big 12) defeated Oklahoma (18-7, 8-5).

• West Virginia 68, No. 24 Iowa State 66: In Ames, Iowa, freshman Bria Holmes scored 13 of her 18 bench points in the second half and West Virginia (15-10, 7-7 Big 12) closed with a 6-0 run to snap Iowa State's four-game winning streak.

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