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No. 2 Stanford dominates Cougars

Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Kayla Pedersen added 13 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 Stanford rolled to an 80-43 win over Washington State on Thursday night at Stanford, Calif., though it might have been a costly victory for the Cardinal.

Jayne Appel added 14 points, nine rebounds and matched her career high with six blocks for Stanford (14-1, 4-0 Pac-10), which lost guard Jeanette Pohlen to a right ankle injury early in the second half.

KiKi Moore scored 14 points to lead Washington State (5-11, 0-5), which has never defeated the Cardinal in 49 games in a series dating to 1983.

Ogwumike, who was selected Pac-10 Player of the Week on Monday, recorded her sixth double-double of the season.

Pedersen, who is second in the Pac-10 scoring race behind Ogwumike, had her fourth double-double in five games while helping the Cardinal outrebound the Cougars 58-35.

Eastern Washington 66, Northern Arizona 52: Tatjana Sparavalo scored 13 points in 12 minutes off the bench to lead the Eagles to their first 4-0 start in Big Sky play since the 2004-2005 season with a 66-52 win over the Lumberjacks in Flagstaff, Ariz.

The Eagles (10-6, 4-0) shot 44.3 percent from the field, while holding the Lumberjacks (3-14, 1-3) to 32.8 percent.

North Idaho 114, Colorado Northwestern 71: Kama Griffitts hit 8 of 12 shots, including 5 of 7 3-pointers for 22 points, and the Cardinals (16-2, 7-2 SWAC) shot 53.4 percent from the field for a 114-71 win over the visiting Spartans (2-13, 0-9).

Cal 60, Washington 43: Alexis Gray-Lawson scored 19 points to lead the Bears (7-8, 1-3 Pac-10) to a 60-43 comeback win over the Huskies (8-7, 3-2) in Berkeley, Calif., and snap a three-game losing streak.

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