No. 4 Stanford crushes USC

By The Sports Network
February 16, 2013 - 3:03am

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Chiney Ogwumike notched a double-double with 26 points and 15 rebounds to lead the fourth-ranked Stanford Cardinal over Southern California, 79-55, on Friday at Galen Center.

Joslyn Tinkle followed with 17 points and 11 boards and Mikaela Ruef added 12 points for the Cardinal (23-2, 12-1 Pac 12), who captured their ninth consecutive win.

The Trojans (8-16, 5-8) shot just 33.3 percent in their fifth straight defeat and eighth in nine games. Alexyz Vaioletama scored 14 points and Cassie Harberts had 13 in the setback.

Harberts scored on a layup with 3:48 to play in the first half to cut the Trojans' deficit to 24-19, but Stanford