Coach Tara Vanderveer wins 700th game at Stanford

 

STANFORD, Calif. — Chiney Ogwumike scored 16 points and had 12 rebounds, older sister Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 15 points and five blocks and No. 2 Stanford beat Utah 69-42 on Saturday, giving coach Tara Vanderveer her 700th career victory with the Cardinal.

The Hall of Fame coach is fifth on the all-time coaching list with 852 wins.

Joslyn Tinkle had 12 points and nine rebounds for Stanford (26-1, 17-0 Pac-12), which won its 78th consecutive game at Maples Pavilion.

 

NO. 3 NOTRE DAME 80, SOUTH FLORIDA 68

In South Bend, Ind., Natalie Novosel scored a career-high 32 points, Devereaux Peters added 17 points and a career-high 18 rebounds, and Notre Dame (27-2, 14-1) withstood an upset bid by South Florida (15-14, 7-8) and clinched a tie for the regular-season title in the Big East Conference.

Skylar Diggins had 18 points for the Irish, who set a school regular-season mark with their 27th victory.

 

NO. 4 CONNECTICUT 85, MARQUETTE 45

In Milwaukee, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a career-high 27 points to lead Connecticut (26-3, 13-2 Big East) past Marquette (13-15, 4-11).

Tiffany Hayes scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half for the Huskies.

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