Utah State stops San Jose State 63-36
SAN JOSE — Spencer Butterfield had 22 points and 10 rebounds, both game highs, for his fifth straight double-double and Utah State routed San Jose State 63-36 Friday night.
Butterfield was 9 for 11 from the field for the Aggies (17-5, 8-4 WAC), who have beaten the Spartans 12 straight times since 2008.
Jarred Shaw and Marcel Davis scored 12 points apiece for Utah State, which has won three in a row, all on the road.
D.J. Brown led San Jose State with 16 points. Chris Cunningham had 10 points and nine rebounds but San Jose State still had its season low in points.
The Spartans (9-14, 3-9) have lost eight in a row since beating independent New Orleans on Jan. 8. That was the last game James Kinney, SJSU’s leading scorer, played in before being suspended for violating team policies. Kinney was averaging 20 points per game.
Ogwumike, No. 4 Stanford women rout Arizona 73-43
STANFORD — Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points and 12 rebounds for her seventh straight double-double, leading No. 4 Stanford past Arizona 73-43 on Friday night.
Joslyn Tinkle added 15 points for the Cardinal (21-2, 10-1 in the Pac-12), who won their seventh straight. Mikaela Ruef scored 11 points and had 10 rebounds for her first career double-double.
Alli Gloyd scored 13 points to lead the Wildcats (11-11, 3-8 Pac-12), who lost their sixth straight and eight of 10 overall since opening the season 9-3.
Ogwumike missed three of her first four shots, allowing Arizona to remain within striking distance midway through the first half. She made four of her next five shots, however, coinciding with a 17-6 run that gave Stanford a 31-19 halftime advantage.