Lili Thompson had 19 of her 27 points in the first half to help No. 16 Stanford build its lead and the Cardinal maintained it in the second to beat No. 25 Washington 69-53 on Friday night. Washington’s top scorers, Kelsey Plum and Talia Walton, were a combined 9 of 39 from the field.

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STANFORD, Calif. — Lili Thompson had 19 of her 27 points in the first half to help No. 16 Stanford build its lead and the Cardinal maintained it in the second to beat No. 25 Washington 69-53 on Friday night.

Thompson grabbed seven rebounds, made 5 of 8 from three-point range and finished one point short of her career high.

The Cardinal (16-5, 6-3 Pac-12) had a 16-point lead late in the first quarter and the Huskies (15-5, 6-3) got no closer than 12 from there. Stanford’s largest lead was 61-39 on Karlie Samuelson’s three-pointer with 6:10 left in the game.

Erica McCall and former Mount Rainier High School of Des Moines star Brittany McPhee added 12 points each.

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Kaylee Johnson had 14 rebounds and four blocks to go with her two points.

Washington’s top scorers, Kelsey Plum and Talia Walton, were a combined 9 of 39 from the field.

Plum had 23 points on 5-of-19 shooting and Walton had 10 points. Plum fared better at the foul line, where she was 11 of 12.

As a team, the Huskies shot just 25.4 percent from the field (16 of 63).

UW had seven turnovers to 17 for Stanford, but the Huskies were unable to take advantage, scoring just nine points off the turnovers.

The Huskies, who moved into the top 25 earlier this week for the first time in 13 years, will try to rebound when they play at California on Sunday.