Friday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Saturday, January 26, 2013
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike had 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead No. 6 Stanford to a 65-44 victory over Utah on Friday night.
Joslyn Tinkle added 16 points for the Cardinal (17-2, 6-1 Pac-12), who won their third straight and for the sixth time in seven games.
Michelle Plouffe scored 24 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Utes (10-8, 1-6), who lost for the seventh time in eight games since opening the season 9-1. Paige Crozen added 10 points.
Utah's 6-foot-3 junior forward Taryn Wicijowski, sixth in the conference in scoring, left the game with an apparent right knee injury midway through the first half. She went up for a layup and fell to the ground. It took a few minutes to attend to her.
Wicijowski, a member of the Canadian senior national team, remained on the bench, her knee lightly wrapped, for the remainder of the game.
NO. 7 CALIFORNIA 59, NO. 20 COLORADO 56
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Gennifer Brandon had 13 points, 10 rebounds and a key block with 20 seconds left to help preserve the Golden Bears' win over the Buffaloes.
Laysia Clarendon added 13 points and five rebounds while Brittany Boyd scored 10 points for the Golden Bears (16-2, 6-1 Pac-12). Cal trailed by 16 in the first half before rallying for its fourth win over a ranked team in the past three weeks.
Brittany Wilson had 11 points and five rebounds but missed a potential game-tying shot as time expired, ending a four-game winning streak for the Buffaloes (15-3, 4-3).
NO. 19 UCLA 73, ARIZONA 57
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Atonye Nyingifa scored a season-high 20 points and had 12 rebounds and Kari Korver scored a career-high 14 points to lead the Bruins over the Wildcats.
Nyingifa made 10 of 15 shots as the Bruins (14-4, 5-2, Pac-12) snapped a two-game skid to keep a share of third place in the Pac-12. Korver, a freshman starting in place of injured guard Markel Walker, made three 3-pointers.
Kama Griffitts scored a game-high 22 points and Davellyn Whyte added 17 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for Arizona (11-7, 3-4).
NO. 22 FLORIDA STATE 76, GEORGIA TECH 71
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Chelsea Davis made 10 of 13 shots and scored 23 points to lead the Seminoles over the Yellow Jackets.
The Seminoles (16-3, 6-2, Atlantic Coast Conference) secured their fourth straight win with a 15-3 run after trailing 65-60 with 7:35 remaining. Alexa Deluzio's three-point play gave them a 69-68 lead at the 4:12 mark before two baskets by Davis and one by Deluzio stretched the lead to 75-68.
Tyaunna Marshall's 26 points led the Yellow Jackets (8-11, 1-7), who have lost five in a row.