Wiggins, Stanford Upset UConn

Cardinal advance to women's national championship game
By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 6, 2008 10:35 PM CDT

(Newser) – Stanford is on its way to the women’s national title game after knocking off No. 1 UConn tonight, 82-73. Senior Candice Wiggins had a game-high 25 points and led in rebounds, as well, with 13. Kayla Pederson did her part and tacked on another 17 for the Cardinal. The win is the 23rd in a row for Stanford, reports the AP.

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Maya Moore led the Huskies, as she has all season, putting up 20 points, but UConn’s top scorer was held to just six points in the first half and was a mere 3-for-11 from 3-point range. The Cardinals, without a Final Four appearance in 10 years, will now try to win their first title since 1992 against either LSU or Tennessee. (Read more 2008 NCAA Women's Tournament stories.)

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