Chiney Ogwumike had 29 points, eight rebounds and four assists and No. 4 Stanford ran its winning streak to 20 games by beating 21st-ranked California 79-64 on Sunday in the second meeting between the rivals in a four-day span.
Chiney Ogwumike had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 4 Stanford held off a late charge by 21st-ranked California for a 70-64 win Thursday night in the first of two meetings between the rivals over a four-day span.
After nearly blowing a 30-point lead, Stanford hung on to beat Cal 70-64. The two teams meet again Sunday, with the Cardinal looking to play 40 solid minutes and the Bears trying to finish what they started in Thursday's second half.
Stanford was outrebounded and outplayed at times Tuesday in its Pac-12 showdown with Cal. But when it mattered most, the Cardinal were tough enough to pull out the win and remain unbeaten in conference play.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points and Amber Orrange added 15 to help No. 5 Stanford pull away from seventh-ranked California for its 81st straight win against a conference opponent, 62-53 over the Golden Bears on Tuesday night.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 29 points, Chiney Ogwumike added 17 and No. 2 Stanford rolled to the Pac-12 tournament title with a 77-62 victory over California on Saturday, extending the Cardinal's winning streak to a school-record 28 games.