LOS ANGELES Devanei Hampton had season highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds Friday night to help No. 10 California overcome a poor shooting night to get by Southern California 57-52.
The Bears (12-2, 3-0 Pac-10) shot 50 percent from the free-throw line, as well as 40 from the floor and 28 on 3-pointers their lowest percentages in a win this season.
They also committed 25 turnovers, but Hampton bailed them out. In just her fifth game since knee surgery Nov. 9, Hampton made 8 of 14 from the field, as well as some key plays in the final minutes.
She assisted on Walker's lone second-half basket to put Cal up 48-44 with 5 minutes, 14 seconds to play. With 1:26 remaining and USC (8-6, 1-2) down 54-50, Hampton grabbed an offensive rebound and fed it to Lauren Greif, who was fouled and made one free throw.
The Trojans had only Morghan Medlock score in double figures (13 points) yet had a chance to tie the score in the final seconds after Greif turned over the ball under USC's basket with 22.5 seconds left.
But two missed shots later, Alexis Gray-Lawson got a rebound, and Greif made a layup with 1 second to play.
UCLA 69, No. 2 STANFORD 56: At Los Angeles, Darxia Morris scored 20 points, Lindsay Pluimer added 12 and UCLA upset No. 2 Stanford for the first victory over a top 3 team in school history. The Bruins (7-7, 2-1 Pac-10) led virtually the entire game against a Cardinal team that had been blowing out opponents by an average of 20 points. UCLA's only other win against a team ranked higher than fourth was a 63-60 victory over No. 3 Texas on Nov. 28, 2004. Candice Wiggins had 29 points and 10 rebounds and Jayne Appel added 17 points for Stanford (12-2, 2-1), which had its nine-game winning streak snapped.
No. 9 BAYLOR 84, TEXAS STATE 57: At Waco, Rachel Allison had 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead No. 9 Baylor to an 84-57 win over Texas State on Friday night. Angela Tisdale added 19 points, Jessica Morrow 12 and Jhasmin Player 11 for Baylor (12-1). Victoria Davis and Tamarra Evans-Sluga each scored 13 for Texas State (6-7) and Joyce Ekworomadu had 10 points.
No. 16 TEXAS 91, TEXAS PAN-AMERICAN 43: At Austin, Ashley Lindsey scored 11 of her 13 points in the first half to help the Longhorns run away. Texas (12-2) extended its winning streak to 10 games for the first time since taking 17 straight in 2003-04. LeKeisha Gray scored 21 points to lead the Broncos (8-8).
Kathleen Nash had 11 points and seven rebounds for Texas, which matched a season high with 51 first-half points and topped 90 for the fifth time this season.
The Longhorns made their first three 3-pointers of the game and quickly jumped out to a 30-6 lead less than 10 minutes in.
Texas point guard Carla Cortijo injured her left shoulder early in the first half and left the game for X-rays. Her status will not be known until today.
No. 23 COLORADO 65, PEPPERDINE 53: At Boulder, Colo., Jackie McFarland had 19 points and eight rebounds to help the Buffaloes win their 10th straight. Bianca Smith added 18 points and Brittany Spears had 16 for Colorado (11-2) which is off to its best start since beginning the 2003-04 season 12-1. The Buffaloes begin their Big 12 season on Wednesday against Missouri. Daphanie Kennedy led Pepperdine (5-8) with 15 points. The Waves have lost six in a row, all on the road. They open West Coast Conference play Jan. 10 at Gonzaga.