Game Seven Post-Game Notes: California vs. Stanford
March 13, 2010
· Stanford opens the Tournament with two 20 point wins.
· Stanford plays tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. for the 2010 State Farm Pac-10 Tournament title and the Pac-10’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
· Stanford now has a 9-0 record in Tournament semifinal games, and is 24-2 overall. Cal appeared in its 4th consecutive Tournament semifinal game. It is 1-3 in those games and 8-9 overall in Tournament games.
· Stanford is now 5-0 against Cal in Tournament games.
· Stanford has appeared in every Tournament championship game, where it has a record of 6-2.
· Stanford has won 36 straight games vs. conference opponents (includes Tournament games). The last team to defeat the Cardinal was Cal, on January 18, 2009.
· Joslyn Tinkle started for the Cardinal in place of Jayne Appel for the third straight game. Appel entered the game with 13:56 to go in the first half. She started the 2nd half.
· Stanford never trailed in the game. Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 6 of Stanford’s first 11 points as the Cardinal took a 5 point lead into the first media timeout. Jeanette Pohlen sank a 3-point field goal at 4:58 to extend the Cardinal lead to a dozen (25-13). Ogwumike’s jumper in the paint ended the first half scoring, with Stanford taking its biggest lead of the half into the locker room (35-16); she scored 14 in the half.
· After Cal’s Gennifer Brandon scored at 19:13, Stanford held the Bears scoreless for 6:13 while scoring 10; the Cardinal led 47-21. Tinkle’s 3-point field goal at 8:14 pushed the Cardinal lead up to 30 (56-26). Alexis Gray-Lawson exited the game with 5:00 to go with an injury. Stanford is now 28-1 when leading at half time.
· Ogwumike posted her 12th double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 rebounds before exiting with 9:12 to go in the game. It was her 28th double digit scoring and 13th double digit rebounding game. In two Tournament games, Ogwumike has scored 43 points and gathered 20 rebounds.
· Rosalyn Gold-Onwude had her 10th double figure scoring game.
· Cal’s Gennifer Brandon scored in double digits for the 11th time this season.
· The teams only committed 25 fouls, the 5th fewest in a Tournament game.