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No. 2 Stanford Beats No. 7 UCLA 64-55 To Win Pac-10

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The Stanford Cardinal celebrate after the Cardinal defeat the UCLA Bruins 64-55 to win in the championship game of the 2011 Pacific Life Pac-10 Women's Basketball Tournament on March 12, 2011. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The Stanford Cardinal celebrate after the Cardinal defeat the UCLA Bruins 64-55 to win in the championship game of the 2011 Pacific Life Pac-10 Women’s Basketball Tournament on March 12, 2011. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Freshman Toni Kokenis scored 10 of her career-high 17 points in the final 5:17 to rally No. 2 Stanford past No. 7 ranked UCLA 64-55 Saturday for the Pac-10 tournament championship.

The top-seeded Cardinal (29-2) won their 57th consecutive game against a league opponent, tying Liberty of the Big South for fifth all-time. It was their 23rd straight overall win.

Nnemkadi Ogwumike added 15 points and Kayla Pedersen had 12 in the Cardinal’s 11th straight win against the second-seeded Bruins.

It was Stanford’s sixth straight league tournament title and ninth overall.

Doreena Campbell scored 16 points, and Darxia Morris and Markel Walker had 12 each for UCLA (27-4), which got swept by Stanford in the regular season. It was the teams’ third meeting in the league tourney title game, with Stanford owning a 2-1 edge.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services may have contributed to this report.)

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