USC Women's Basketball Edges Stanford 62-59
March 1, 2001
Stanford, Calif. --
The Cardinal fell in the final moments to the Women of Troy after leading for the first 19 minutes of the second half. Stanford drops to 15-10 overall, 9-6 in the Pac-10 while USC improves to 10-15 overall, 5-10 in the conference.
Ebony Hoffman recorded a game-high 21 points for USC while recording 13 rebounds. Lauren Smith-Hams added 14 points off the bench to give the Women of Troy the close victory.
The game remained a close one throughout, with Stanford leading by one point, 28-27, at halftime. With 58 seconds remaining in the game Denise Woods tied the game at 59-59 on a layup from Jessica Cheeks. Hoffman then scored to give USC a two-point lead with 12 seconds to go. Stanford's attempts were no good and a Yamasaki foul put Aisha Hollans on the line with one second on the clock. Hollans hit the second free throw to make the final score 62-59.
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