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Ogwumike shakes off poor start, scores 18 to lead No. 6 Stanford women over Texas 63-54

  • Stanford guard Amber Orrange looks to pass after she recovered a loose ball against Texas guards Chassidy Fussell, left, and Krystle Henderson, right, during the first period of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

    Stanford guard Amber Orrange looks to pass after she recovered a loose ball against Texas guards Chassidy Fussell, left, and Krystle Henderson, right, during the first period of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)  (The Associated Press)

  • Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike, right, fights for position with Texas forward Nneka Enemkpali during the first period of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

    Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike, right, fights for position with Texas forward Nneka Enemkpali during the first period of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)  (The Associated Press)

  • Texas forward Nneka Enemkpali (3) goes up for a shot against Stanford forward Mikaela Ruef, left, and guard Lili Thompson, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

    Texas forward Nneka Enemkpali (3) goes up for a shot against Stanford forward Mikaela Ruef, left, and guard Lili Thompson, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)  (The Associated Press)

Chiney Ogwumike shook off a poor first half to score 18 points, rallying No. 6 Stanford to a 63-54 win over Texas on Saturday.

Ogwumike scored just four points in the first half, but had 10 in a decisive run in the second. The Cardinal (4-1) held Texas to five baskets and 17 points after halftime.

Mikae Ruef had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Stanford, which earned coach Tara VanDerVeer career victory No. 898, moving her closer to being just the fifth women's coach to reach 900.

Chassidy Fussell scored 15 points for Texas (3-1), which led 37-30 at halftime but had a rash of turnovers in the second that helped Stanford rally. The Cardinal scored 21 points off 20 Texas turnovers.

Imani Stafford-McGee had 12 points and 14 rebounds for Texas, but scored just two points after halftime.