Chiney Ogwumike had 16 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Stanford beat Long Beach State 77-41 on Sunday in its first game holding the top spot in the poll in nearly eight years.
Joslyn Tinkle added 18 points and seven rebounds and Amber Orrange scored Stanford's first seven points of the game and finished with 13 for the Cardinal (6-0), who extended the nation's best home winning streak to 81 games at Maples Pavilion.
Orrange also had nine assists — two shy of her career best — and grabbed seven rebounds, regularly looking to find Ogwumike in the paint. Ogwumike powered to the basket on the block to draw quick fouls on the 49ers posts.
Alex Sanchez scored 14 points but was her team's lone player in double figures as cold-shooting Long Beach State (3-4) lost its sixth in a row to the Cardinal in the series. Sanchez, who came in averaging a team-leading 14.4 points per game, shot 5-for-12.
Taylor Greenfield came off the bench for 11 points.
NO. 4 DUKE 82,
Chelsea Gray scored a season-high 22 points, freshman Alexis Jones had a breakout game with a career-high 14, and Duke (4-0) routed Xavier (3-2).
Elizabeth Williams added 16 points and Haley Peters had 13 for the Blue Devils.
NO. 9 KENTUCKY 100,
S. CAROLINA UPSTATE 34
A'dia Mathies scored 17 points, Samarie Walker added 13 and Kentucky (4-1) forced 38 turnovers in a blowout of USC Upstate (2-5).
DeNesha Stallworth added 11 points and Janee Thompson had 10 for the Wildcats.
NO. 12 WEST VIRGINIA 70
Jaime Printy made all 17 of her free throws and scored 19 points as Iowa (5-2) rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat West Virginia (3-2) at the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.
Thirteen of Printy's free throws came in the second half, when the Hawkeyes used a 24-8 run to lead 67-60 with 2:12 remaining.
NO. 13 OKLAHOMA 74,
Morgan Hook scored 16 points as Oklahoma (5-1) pulled away in the second half to beat Hawaii (2-5).
The game was part of the three-day Rainbow Wahine Showdown. The Sooners defeated Arkansas and Oregon in the previous two days.
NO. 16 OHIO STATE 82,
WRIGHT STATE 52
Tayler Hill scored 17 points and Ohio State (4-1) breezed to its fourth consecutive win, and 25th straight at home, against Wright State (2-2).
The Buckeyes scored the first nine points and led 22-4 with 11:55 remaining in the first half after a 3-pointer by Hill.
NO. 18 ST. JOHN'S 66,
Shenneika Smith recorded a double-double as St. John's (4-1) pulled away from Hartford (5-1).
Smith, who moved into ninth place all-time on St. John's career points list Wednesday against Iona, scored 21 points and pulled 11 boards.
NO. 19 UCLA 65,
Nirra Fields scored 26 points and Markel Walker added 23 points, and UCLA (3-1) overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to beat Princeton (3-2).
Walker also had nine rebounds, six steals and six assists for the Bruins, who rebounded from a 76-64 home loss to No. 5 Notre Dame on Friday.
NO. 20 TENNESSEE 90,
ALCORN STATE 37
Meighan Simmons scored 12 points and five of her teammates also reached double figures as Tennessee (4-1) defeated Alcorn State (0-4) in Lady Braves coach Tonya Edwards' return to her alma mater.
Edwards played on Tennessee's first two national championship teams in 1987 and 1989. She was the most outstanding player of the 1987 Final Four.
NO. 22 KANSAS 58,
Monica Engelman and Carolyn Davis had 12 points apiece as the Jayhawks (5-0) defeated the Bluejays (2-2).
Davis also had seven rebounds and Angel Goodrich had nine for Kansas.
NO. 24 DAYTON 105,
EASTERN ILLINOIS 42
Jodie Cornelie-Sigmundova was 9-for-9 from the field with a career-high 21 points to go with a pair of blocks, and the Flyers (6-0) rolled over the Panthers (2-3) to win the Dayton Marriott Classic.
Ally Malott added a double-double for the Flyers with 15 points and 13 rebounds, while Sam Mackay hit six of eight shots en route to 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.
NO. 25 N. CAROLINA 101,
N.C. ASHEVILLE 42
Waltiea Rolle scored 19 points and Megan Buckland 17 and the Tar Heels (6-0) dominated the Bulldogs (1-4).
The Tar Heels led 51-29 at halftime.