No. 6 Cardinal Hold Off UCLA, 78-71, In OT

Jan. 23, 2004

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nicole Powell had 27 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 6Stanford hold off UCLA 78-71 in overtime Friday night for its eighthconsecutive victory.

Kristen Newlin added nine points and 10 rebounds for the Cardinal (15-2, 8-0Pac-10). T'Nae Thiel scored 10 points.

Nikki Blue had 25 points, seven rebounds and four assists for the Bruins(8-9, 3-5), who dropped their third straight. Lisa Willis added 20 points, andNoelle Quinn had 14 points and four assists.

The game was tied at 65 at the end of regulation, but Stanford outscoredUCLA 13-6 in overtime.

Powell, who leads the Pac-10 in scoring and rebounding, was 5-of-8 from3-point range. Stanford was 9-of-24 from beyond the arc.

UCLA, which led 32-28 at halftime, went 4-of-18 from long range.

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