Stanford coasts past South Dakota

By The Sports Network
March 22, 2014 - 9:06pm

Ames, IA ( - Chiney Ogwumike scored a game-high 23 points,
as the second-seeded Stanford Cardinal downed the 15th-seeded South Dakota
Coyotes, 81-62, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Hilton Coliseum.

Ogwumike shot 11-of-19 from the field and added eight rebounds and four assists for Stanford (30-3), which will play Florida State in the second round. Bonnie Samuelson shot 6-of-10 from 3-point range for 18 points, Lili Thompson netted 11 points and Amber Orrange tallied 10 points and nine assists.

Nicole Seekamp poured in 22 points on 9-of-13 from the field for South Dakota (19-14) in its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance.