#20 Oregon overwhelms #24 Stanford, 72-54
Jan. 13, 2001
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Jaime Craighead scored 15 points as 20th-ranked Oregondefeated No. 24 Stanford 72-54 Saturday night for its sixth straight victory.
Craighead, the Pacific-10 Conference's top 3-point shooter with 32 beforeSaturday, sank four more for the Ducks (10-3, 3-0), who beat Stanford for onlythe sixth time in 30 games.
Nicole Powell scored 12 points to lead the Cardinal (7-7, 1-3), who havelost three straight games for the first time since the 1986-87 season. That wasalso the last season that Stanford was swept by Oregon and Oregon State on thesame road trip.
The Cardinal, who lost to the Beavers 81-65 Thursday, have dropped all sixof their road games this season.
Oregon used a 19-4 run in the first half to break a 10-10 tie and went intohalftime up 44-27 as the Ducks' Kourtney Shreve ended the half with a pair of3-pointers.
A 3-pointer by Craighead three minutes into the second half extended theDucks' lead to 50-32. She hit another to push Oregon's advantage to 57-36 with14:12 remaining.
Oregon's Kourtney Shreve had the best game of her career with 11 points,eight rebounds, four assists and three steals