Injured Cy-Fair HS grad Nnemkadi Ogwumike watches sister Chiney dominate for No. 2 Stanford
With leading scorer Nnemkadi Ogwumike, a Cy-Fair High School Graduate, out again with a sprained right ankle, her sister Chiney Ogwumike took over for Stanford.
No. 2 Stanford clinched a share of its 11th straight Pac-10 title with a 73-37 win over Oregon State on Thursday night.
Chiney, also a Cy-Fair High School graduate, scored 10 points, grabbed nine rebounds, tallied five steals and dished out one assist in the victory
Chiney averages 11.5 points per game and 7.7 rebounds per game.
Nnemkadi Ogwumike, averaging 16.3 points, missed her second straight game after injuring her ankle in the first half of last Friday's win over Southern California. She watched the game from Stanford's bench, and could miss the matchup with Oregon as well.
Stanford can set the consecutive home wins record and secure an outright conference title by beating Oregon on Saturday.
Nnemkadi, a 2008 graduate of Cy-Fair High, was a three-year letter winner in basketball and volleyball, and lettered one year in track. She captained the basketball and volleyball teams for three years each and was a track captain in her only season with the team. She swept the Gatorade National and State Player of the Year awards as a senior and was named Miss Basketball Texas. Nnemkadi shared Parade Co-Player of the Year honors and collected Houston Player of the Year honors three times. She was named a McDonald's All-American and earned All-America honors from the WBCA, EA Sports, MaxPreps, SLAM! magazine, Parade and USA Today following her senior season.
Chiney, a 2010 graduate of Cy-Fair High, captained both the volleyball and basketball teams as a junior and senior lettering four years in both sports. She led the basketball team to a pair of state titles (2008, 2010) and three state title game appearances overall. In 2009-10, she earned national player of the year accolades from the Atlanta Tip-Off Club (presenters of the Naismith Award), Morgan Wooten, National Coaches Association, MaxPreps and rivals.com. She was also named Gatorade's National Athlete of the Year in addition to its Girl's Basketball National Player of the Year. Chiney played club basketball with Cy-Fair Shock Nike Elite from 2002-09 and helped her team to U.S. Junior Nationals title and to Nike Nationals semifinals appearance.
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