9:30 PM ET, March 23, 2009
SAN DIEGO -- The post-Candice Wiggins era at Stanford is all about size and strength, which has carried the Cardinal within two wins of a return trip to the Final Four.Freshman Nnemkadi Ogwumike dominated inside with career highs of 27 points and 13 rebounds to lead the No. 2-seeded Cardinal to a 77-49 win over San Diego State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Monday night.The next road trip for second-ranked Stanford, which has won 18 straight games, will be across San Francisco Bay to Berkeley for a regional semifinal matchup against third-seeded Ohio State on Saturday.
• The Cardinal won their 18th straight game, the third-longest active streak in the nation.
• Freshman Nnemkadi Ogwumike notched career highs with 27 points and 13 rebounds, her fifth double-double of the season.
• The Aztecs fell to 0-4 all-time in the second round of the tournament.
-- ESPN research
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||15-56 (.268)||26-53 (.491)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-15 (.333)||1-6 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-21 (.667)||24-30 (.800)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||25 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|