Palo Alto Regional Highlights: (2) Stanford 74 – (4) North Carolina 65

04/01/2014

APTOPIX NCAA N Carolina Stanford BasketballPALO ALTO, CA – It was far from easy, but the Stanford Cardinal fed off the home crowd to race past North Carolina late and earn a trip to the Final Four with a 74-65 victory on Tuesday night.

Playing in front of a raucous crowd at Maples Pavilion, the Cardinal actually trailed 63-62 with less than four minutes left after Tar Heels freshman Jessica Washington hit a big three. The Cardinal responded with a 12-2 run to finish the game and secure a Final Four berth for the sixth time in seven years and 12th time overall.

Stanford will play unbeaten Connecticut in the national semifinals in Nashville on Sunday.

Brandon Gaudin and Ann Myers Drysdale called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.

(Chiney Ogwumike gives Stanford a 43-42 lead)

(The third time is the charm for Ogwumike and it’s 54-46 Stanford)

(Jessica Washington gives UNC a 63-62 edge)

(It’s 74-65 as Amber Orrange scores while being fouled)

(Stanford is headed to the Final Four)

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