January 19, 2007

Cissy has career-high game against Oregon

Pierce pumps in 14 as injured Wiggins struggles to score

By: Dylan Hernandez, San Jose Mercury News

Like everyone else at Maples Pavilion on Thursday night, Cissy Pierce noticed that Candice Wiggins wasn't herself.

Pierce's solution?

To score. And score she did, pumping in a career-high 14 points in No. 9 Stanford's 70-48 victory over Oregon that extended the Cardinal's winning streak to 13 games. (More ... )

Stanford comes alive, cruises

By: Michelle Smith, San Francisco Chronicle

The No. 9 Stanford women's basketball team literally rebounded from a shaky start to its usual dominating finish, continuing to steamroll through the Pac-10 with a 70-48 win over Oregon Thursday night at Maples Pavilion.

. . . But it was Wiggins' classmate, junior guard Cissy Pierce, who had the coming-out party, putting up a career-high 14 points. Brooke Smith and Jayne Appel added 12 points each, while Kristen Newlin pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds. (More ... )

No fight in ducks

By: Scott Bland, The Stanford Daily

Thirteen did not prove unlucky for the Stanford women’s basketball team on Thursday night as they beat Oregon 70-48 for their 13th consecutive victory.

“It was kind of one of those mellow games,” coach Tara VanDerveer said. “It wasn’t real exciting, but we had some real nice big plays that we got excited about.” (More ... )

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