Top-ranked Stanford overwhelms No. 6 Arizona 81-54

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Haley Jones had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Lexie Hull added 13 points and top-ranked Stanford overwhelmed No. 6 Arizona early in an 81-54 rout Friday night.

The Cardinal (8-0, 5-0 Pac-12) took care of No. 10 UCLA on Monday and kept rolling in their second top-10 showdown in four days.

Stanford raced past the Wildcats with a 15-2 run in the first quarter and had a 24-point lead by halftime. The Cardinal kept up the pressure and finished with a 51-32 rebounding advantage to avenge a loss to the Wildcats a year ago.

Sam Thomas scored 14 points and Aari McDonald added 12 on 3-for-18 shooting for Arizona (7-1, 5-1), which remained winless (0-5) against top-ranked teams.

NO. 2 LOUISVILLE 74, NORTHERN KENTUCKY 64

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dana Evans scored 17 of her 20 points in the second half, and Louisville rallied to beat Northern Kentucky.

Olivia Cochran scored 13 points and Elizabeth Dixon had 12 in Louisville’s first game since Dec. 9. Kianna Smith finished with 11 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks and two steals for Louisville (6-0).

Lindsey Duvall, who transferred to NKU from Louisville, led the Norse (4-5) with 20 points.

NO. 8 OREGON 92, USC 69

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points, and Oregon remained undefeated with a win over USC.

It was Oregon’s 27th straight victory, the longest active winning streak in the nation. The Ducks (8-0, 6-0 Pac-12) have also won 24 consecutive conference games and 22 games at Matthew Knight Arena.

Nyara Sabally added 15 points and six rebounds for Oregon, which has won nine straight against the Trojans.

Endyia Rogers had 20 points and Amaya Oliver added 13 for USC (3-5, 1-5).

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