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Stanford Routs SDSU 77-49; Berkeley Regional Next

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SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Stanford women can qualify for a return trip to the Final Four without having to leave California.

Freshman Nnemkadi Ogwumike dominated inside with career highs of 27 points and 13 rebounds to lead the No. 2-seeded Cardinal to a 77-49 win over San Diego State in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night.

The next road trip for Stanford will be across San Francisco Bay to Berkeley for a regional semifinal matchup against third-seeded Ohio State on Saturday.

The Cardinal is forging a new identity without Candice Wiggins, the All-American guard who left after carrying Stanford to last year's national championship game, a 64-48 loss to Tennessee.

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