Candice Wiggins scored 18 of her 21 points in the first half, Jayne Appel added 18 points, and Kayla Pederson had 13 last night as fifth-ranked Stanford routed New Mexico, 73-54, in Albuquerque, N.M.

Wiggins had another big effort just two nights after tallying 35 points in a lopsided victory over Baylor.

Stanford (9-1) has won six straight games, including four in a row by at least 19 points.

Amy Beggin put in a spirited effort, leading the Lobos (7-4) with 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals.

Duke 95, Utah Valley 61 - Abby Waner scored 19 points and tied an Atlantic Coast Conference record with 10 steals as 14th-ranked Duke (8-3) routed Utah Valley (9-3) in Durham, N.C.

Carrem Gay, a reserve, had a season high of 20 points, Joy Cheek scored 13 of her 15 points during the decisive first half, and Chante Black also had 15 points for the Blue Devils.

Texas Christian 97, Oklahoma State 63 - Lori Butler-Rayford had 30 points and 15 rebounds to lead TCU (5-6) past 20th-ranked Oklahoma State (7-1) in Fort Worth, Texas.

Butler-Rayford was almost perfect, going 13 for 15 from the field and making all three of her free throws.


Cancun Classic -

After a slow start, Sylvia Fowles helped eighth-ranked

Louisiana State

(8-2) take a big lead, and then earned some rest.

Fowles scored 17 points as the Tigers routed Illinois-Chicago, 86-44, in Cancun, Mexico. Fowles played only 18 minutes as LSU won its fourth straight game.

The Tigers will face Miami today to complete the two-day event. Jessica Miller led the Flames (3-6) with 12 points.

In the region

Clarion 81, Cheyney 67

- Danielle Jones scored 14 points and Lillian Penn had 11 for the Wolves (1-5), who dropped their home opener to the Golden Eagles (7-1).