Stanford overpowered Xavier, 80,64, behind Nnemkadi Ogwumike’s season-high 34 points.
The Cardinal spent Thanksgiving at the home of junior forward Mikaela Ruef.
At the Junkanoo Jam in the Bahamas, Skylar Diggins and Notre Dame had stellar games, and beat USC yesterday, 80-58. Trojan guard Jacki Gemelos is back and in full effect, with no more doubts.
In Hawaii, Cal took their opener at the Waikiki Marriott Rainbow Wahine Showdown over the hosts, 69-54. Bear freshman Reshanda Gray led her team with 16 points and six rebounds. Cal takes on #24 Texas today in round two.
Schoni Schimmel lead #12 Louisville past #24 Florida State, as she put up 25 points.
#8 Maryland’s win over Florida International makes them 6-0 – their best start in years.
Tomorrow is the big Baylor-Tennessee match up. Vol guard Taber Spani, who has been out with an injured elbow, will play.