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Stanford Blows Out No. 9 Indiana Behind Cameron Brink's Huge Game

The Stanford Cardinal blew out their first true test of the season
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Stanford's star forward Cameron Brink put on a clinic on Sunday, as she and the No. 15 Cardinal hosted No. 9 Indiana. 

Brink's 20 points and 17 rebounds paved the way for Stanford's 96-64 victory, which saw them go up by double digits in the first quarter and never look back. Brink wasn't the only Cardinal with a great stat line either as junior forward Kiki Iriafen also added 20 points and 11 rebounds of her own, marking her second double-double in two games, both of which she had at least 20 points. 

The Stanford offense wasn't the only strong point of the game, as they held Indiana to 34.9% shooting from the field with the Hoosier also shooting 5-of-32 from three.

Following the huge win, Stanford who is now 2-0 on the year will likely skyrocket up the rankings, while also turning their attention to Cal Poly (1-2) who they play on Thursday. 

To make matters scarier for opposing teams, head coach Tara VanDerveer revealed that she thinks this is only a glimmer of how good this team is.

“I think this is just the tip of the iceberg of how good this team can be,” Stanford coach VanDerveer said.

She also touched on what the team was doing well and effectively.

“What I saw out there today was unselfish basketball,” VanDerveer said. “Whoever had the hot hand, we were feeding them. People just stayed with things.”

As a team, Stanford shot 50% from the field, nearly 38% from three, while out rebounding Indiana 50-27. It was a dominant performance for the Cardinal who are looking to avenge their early tournament exit from last season.