No. 4 Stanford 70, Utah 56

Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points, Sara James added a career-high

18 and No. 4 Stanford defeated Utah 70-56 on Sunday.

The Cardinal (13-1, 2-0 Pac-12) extended their conference

winning streak to 80 games and improved to 15-0 against the


Ogwumike entered the game having posted 10 straight

double-doubles, but she managed just six rebounds against the


Iwalani Rodrigues led Utah (9-4, 0-2) with 21 points. Freshman

Paige Crozon added 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting.

The Utes were within 37-35 with 14:32 left following a layup by

Taryn Wicijowski on a nice feed by Danielle Rodriguez. But Ogwumike

sparked a 10-2 Stanford run with a contested jumper. Joslyn Tinkle

capped the run with a steal and layup and 47-37 Cardinal lead.