No. 5 Stanford snaps rare two-game skid, beats USC 86-59

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) Stanford strives to be so unselfish passing the ball around it sometimes backfires.

Turnovers are still an issue with coach Tara VanDerveer, yet her Cardinal overcame those 18 mistakes by rebounding with energy and effort to create second chances and get out in transition.

Haley Jones had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Kiana Williams knocked down five 3-pointers on the way to 16 points, and No. 5 Stanford bounced back from consecutive defeats and its lone two losses of the season to beat USC 86-59 on Sunday.

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1 Louisville14-0
2 North Carolina State11-0
3 UConn10-0
4 South Carolina12-1
5 UCLA9-2
6 Stanford12-2
7 Maryland11-1
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