Stanford takes care of Oregon State

By The Sports Network
January 5, 2014 - 8:03pm

Stanford, CA ( - Chiney Ogwumike poured in a game-high 31
points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had six assists to carry fourth-ranked
Stanford to an 89-67 victory over Oregon State at Maples Pavilion.

Lili Thompson totaled 19 points, five rebounds and five assists for Stanford (13-1, 2-0 Pac-12), which has won 12 straight. Mikaela Ruef contributed 10 points and six rebounds.

Sydney Wiese scored 15 and Jamie Weisner had 13 points and six rebounds for Oregon State (8-6, 0-2), which has now lost three straight.

Stanford exploded out of the block with a 29-4 tear through the first 8:29, with Ogwumike netting 17 of the 29 points for the Cardinals.

The Beavers immediately rattled off five straight, but Stanford responded with a 9-2 run to go ahead 38-11 with 7:07 left in the first half.

Oregon State charged right back again with a 15-4 burst and pulled within 16 points, 42-26, with 3:53 remaining.

The Cardinals shot 52.8 percent from the field in the first half and took a 50-30 margin into the locker room.

Stanford cruised to victory in the second half.