No. 4 Stanford women surge past Washington 71-36

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 01, 2013 05:00 hrs

Chiney Ogwumike scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Bonnie Samuelson scored 12 of her 15 during a first-half blitz of 3-pointers and No. 4 Stanford raced past short-handed Washington 71-36 on Thursday night.

The Cardinal rolled to their 13th straight victory and remained on course for their 22nd regular season conference title — shared or outright. Stanford (27-2, 16-1 Pac-12) can claim at least a share of the conference crown with California if it wins at Washington State on Saturday.

Ogwumike scored 14 in the second half after the Cardinal used their outside shooting to take control in the first 20 minutes.

Aminah Williams led Washington (19-9, 11-6) with 10 points. The Huskies played without leading scorer Jazmine Davis and third-leading scorer Talia Walton. The pair, along with Deborah Meeks, were suspended earlier this week for one-game by coach Kevin McGuff for violating team rules.

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