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Posted: Friday, January 18, 2008 12:36 am | Updated: 11:52 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

TUCSON - Former Mesa Red Mountain High School star Kayla Pedersen matched her season high with 22 points and Candice Wiggins had 12 of her 19 points in the second half, leading No. 7 Stanford to an 89-64 victory over Arizona on Thursday night.

Stanford (15-3, 5-2 Pac-10) won its 10th straight against Arizona as the Wildcats suffered their 22nd consecutive loss to a ranked team and remained winless in the Pac-10.

Jayne Appel added 16 points and JJ Hones 11 for the Cardinal.

Ashley Whisonant led Arizona (6-11, 0-6) with 17 points. Tasha Dickey had 14 and Amina Njonkou 13.

The Wildcats trimmed a 23-point deficit to 74-60 on a 3-pointer from Whisonant with 6:18 left before Appel and Pedersen had back-to-back baskets to seal the win.

Pedersen took care of Stanford inside by shooting 8-for-10 and grabbing nine rebounds.

Pedersen, who scored 14 points in the first half, converted a three-point play for a 63-42 lead with 13:12 left.

Stanford made 10 of its first 13 field-goal attempts in the second half.

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