Illini Pounce Cardinal In Opener
The Illini are off and running in the 1998-99 season following a 76-58 road victory over nationally-ranked Stanford.
Three Illinois players scored in double figures, led by Susan Blauser's 20 points. Melissa Parker added 17 on 3-7 shooting from three-point range, and Tauja Catchings scored 14 points in 24 minutes.
Illinois led by five at the half, and then held the Cardinal to 27.8 percent shooting in the second half en route to the season-opening win.