No. 6 Women's Basketball Defeats UCLA, 81-50

Dec 29, 2001

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Bethany Donaphin scored 18 points as No. 6 Stanfordhanded UCLA its seventh straight defeat, 81-50 on Friday night.

Nicole Powell added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Cardinal (11-1, 3-0Pac-10).

Stanford has beaten the Bruins (3-8, 0-3) at Maples Pavilion 13 times intheir last 14 meetings in 24 of 26 overall meetings since 1988.

Whitney Jones hit a 3-pointer to cut Stanford's lead to 39-35 with 17:24 toplay. The Cardinal responded with 10 straight points during a 15-2 run thatmade it 54-37. Donaphin scored six points during the 10-0 run.

Jalina Bradley led UCLA with 14 points.

The Cardinal used a 12-0 run early in the first half to open an 18-6 lead.Stanford led 37-29 at the half.

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