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Mar. 17, 1997

Texas Tech Falls to Stanford 67-45

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Olympia Scott had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead top-seeded Stanford to a 67-45 victory over eighth-seeded Texas Tech in an NCAA Tournament West Regional second-round game at Stanford, California. The Cardinal (32-1), winners of 23 consecutive games, advanced to the round of 16 for the 10th time in 11 tries and will face fourth-seeded Virginia Saturday at Missoula, Montana.

Kristen Folkl contributed 11 points and eight rebounds for Stanford, which extended its nation-leading home winning streak to 48 games. All-American guard Kate Starbird, who injured her ankle in the Cardinal's first-round victory over Howard, started and scored six points in 30 minutes. Vanessa Nygaard chipped in with 10 points for Stanford, which shot 42 percent (27-for-64) from the field. Alicia Thompson had a strong performance for Texas Tech with 24 points and nine rebounds. The Lady Raiders shot 38 percent (19-for-50) and finish their season at 20-9.

TEXAS TECH (45)
                      fg    ft    rb
               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
Cockerell       20   1-1   0-0   2-2  1  1    2
Thompson        37 10-26   4-6   0-9  1  2   24
Lake            37   3-7   1-1   2-6  3  2    7
Parker          17   1-1   0-0   0-0  3  0    2
Hanebutt        34   0-4   0-0   0-4  0  0    0
Schmucker       26   2-5   1-2   0-2  1  0    6
Gibbs           20   2-3   0-0   2-6  1  2    4
Dickerson        9   0-3   0-2   0-1  0  3    0
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TOTALS         200 19-50  6-11  6-30 10 10   45
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Percentages: FG-.380, FT-.545. 3-Point Goals:
1-8, .125 (Thompson 0-1, Lake 0-1, Hanebutt 0-4,
Schmucker 1-2). Team rebounds: 1. Blocked shots:
2 (Schmucker, Gibbs). Turnovers: 17 (Hanebutt 4,
Thompson 4, Parker 3, Dickerson 2, Cockerell,
Gibbs, Lake, Schmucker). Steals: 9 (Thompson 3,
Gibbs 2, Parker 2, Schmucker 2).
STANFORD (67)
                      fg    ft    rb
               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
Nygaard         35   4-9   0-0   3-6  4  0   10
Smith           17   1-5   2-2   1-2  1  2    4
Scott           25  8-14   3-3   3-9  0  3   19
Wideman         36   2-7   2-2   2-6  3  0    6
Starbird        30  3-10   0-0   0-1  4  1    6
Mulitauaopele   21   3-7   0-0   1-4  1  2    6
Folkl           21   4-5   3-6   2-8  3  1   11
Owen             4   0-3   0-0   1-1  0  0    0
Flores           6   1-2   0-0   0-0  1  0    3
Batastini        3   0-0   0-0   0-0  1  2    0
Harrington       1   0-1   0-0   0-0  0  0    0
Benton           1   1-1   0-0   1-1  0  1    2
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TOTALS         200 27-64 10-13 14-38 18 12   67
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Percentages: FG-.422, FT-.769. 3-Point Goals:
3-17, .176 (Nygaard 2-7, Smith 0-3, Wideman 0-1,
Starbird 0-4, Flores 1-1, Harrington 0-1). Team
rebounds: 4. Blocked shots: 2 (Scott, Folkl).
Turnovers: 14 (Scott 5, Starbird 3, Folkl,
Harrington, Mulitauaopele, Nygaard, Smith,
Wideman). Steals: 9 (Wideman 3, Nygaard 2, Scott
2, Folkl, Starbird).
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Texas Tech         18   27  -   45
Stanford           35   32  -   67
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Technical fouls: None.  A: 7,391. Officials: John
Morningstar, Doug Cloud, Lisa Mattingly.

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