Wildcats Come Up Just Short Against No. 11 Stanford
Jan. 4, 2009
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Jeanette Pohlen made five 3-pointers to score 15 points, as No. 11 Stanford held off a late Arizona rally for a 70-61 victory Sunday.
The Cardinal (11-3, 2-0 Pacific-10) limited Arizona to four field goals for nearly 16 minutes of the second half to take a 65-40 lead.
But Arizona responded with a 17-0 run, capped by Reiko Thomas' 3-pointer, to pull within 65-57.
Stanford had four players in double figures. Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 14 points, Jayne Appel had 11 and Jillian Harmon scored 10.
Arizona (7-6, 0-2) cut the lead to 53-39 before the Cardinal went on a 12-1 run, highlighted by Pohlen's 3-pointer and a three-point play by Kayla Pedersen.