Nnemkadi Ogwumike showed what a perimeter threat she has become in a matter of months, knocking down long jumpers all game on the way to 22 points and 12 rebounds for No. 4 Stanford in a hard-fought 85-66 victory over Princeton on Saturday.
Her younger sister, Chiney, added 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting and nine rebounds as the Cardinal (7-1) extended their school-record home winning streak at Maples Pavilion to 67 games. Stanford received a tough test in a tuneup for Tuesday night's sold-out showdown with sixth-ranked Tennessee.
Lauren Edwards scored 16 points for Princeton (7-4), which played a ranked opponent for the third time in its last five games but has never beaten a ranked team.
The Tigers lost for the fourth time in five games following a 6-0 start.
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Rowan (5-6) lost to visiting Widener (6-3), 68-63 in a nonconference game.
Widener guard Joanna Persiano (Holy Spirit) finished with a game-high 22 points and sealed the game with two foul shots with 6 seconds left.
Rowan forward Lauren Creel (Pennsauken) had 16 points.
Host Georgian Court (2-8, 1-3) defeated Chestnut Hill (1-8, 1-3), 73-67, in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference game. The Lions outrebounded the Griffins 45-39 and forced 23 turnovers.
Gwynedd-Mercy's (5-4) Brittany Neill had 21 points but couldn't overcome a 20-point deficit in a close 77-76 loss at home to Montclair State (5-4).
University of the Sciences improved to (4-4, 2-1 CACC) with a 67-62 overtime win at home over Philadelphia University. The Devils were led by Brianne Traub's 23 points and 10 rebounds. Stephanie Agger led Philadelphia U. (7-3, 3-1 CACC) with 17 points.
The College of New Jersey defeated Salisbury, 61-48. The Lions (7-4) won their seventh game with an exceptional defensive effort, holding the visiting Sea Gulls (5-4) scoreless for almost 12 minutes. TCNJ scored 20 points in that time period, which proved to be the difference-maker in the contest.