February 11, 2007

Painful win for the Cardinal

Wiggins reinjured in blowout

By: Michelle Smith, San Francisco Chronicle

With 15:23 to go, the Stanford women held a 48-29 lead over Washington. It was the same margin and about the same point at which the Huskies staged an epic comeback against Cal on Thursday night, a game that ended with a Washington win in overtime. The No. 11 Cardinal made sure they would not endure the same fate.

Candice Wiggins ignited a 20-2 run early in the second half to propel Stanford to an 80-54 victory over the Huskies on Saturday at Maples Pavilion.

Wiggins, a junior who surpassed the 1,700-point mark in her career, scored 13 points in Stanford's game-turning run and finished with a game-high 23. But her stellar day turned out to be only half the story. (More ...)

Painful win for Cardinal

By: Elliott Almond, The Mercury News

Candice Wiggins grimaced as Stanford football player Brandon Harrison ferried her down a corridor Saturday after the No. 11 Cardinal's 80-54 victory over Washington at Maples Pavilion.

For the second time this season, Stanford's star player sprained her right ankle against the Huskies. This time, it happened after Wiggins scored her 23rd point on a driving layup with 7:59 left. She landed awkwardly, crumpled to the floor and then left the game. (More ...)

Huskies women get down, stay down

By: Ron Bergman, The Seattle Times

The Washington Huskies, who came from 19 points down with 13:52 to play Thursday and beat 20th-ranked California, fell behind Saturday afternoon to No. 11 Stanford and stayed there like two uncooked eggs in a cold frying pan. (More ...)

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