No. 2 Women's Basketball Beats Beavers, 89-67
Feb. 9, 2002
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Nicole Powell had 23 points and 11 rebounds assecond-ranked Stanford clinched at least a share of the Pac-10 title bydefeating Oregon State 89-67 Saturday.
Lindsay Yamasaki added 14 points for the Cardinal (24-1, 14-0 Pac-10).Stanford can clinch the outright title with a win over second-place Washingtonon Thursday.
Juleen Smith scored 18 points and Leilani Estavan added 14 for the Beavers(13-12, 9-6) who have lost 13 of 14 to Stanford.
The Cardinal moved four games of going undefeated in conference play for thethird time in school history.
Powell had a double-double, her eighth of the season and the 14th of hercareer.
Stanford took a 22-12 lead, then held the Beavers scoreless for 6:50 beforegoing into the half with a 40-21 advantage.
The Cardinal put the game out of reach early in the second half with a 17-0run that to a 65-28 lead with 14 minutes left. The run featured nearly flawlessbasketball as Stanford made seven of eight shots including two 3 three-pointersand a free throw.