Stanford toughs out win over Cal

Updated: January 9, 2013, 5:30 PM ET
By Michelle Smith | espnW

BERKELEY, Caif. -- Is Stanford tough enough?

That was the question facing the previously top-ranked Cardinal heading into Tuesday's Pac-12 showdown with No. 7 California.

Is Stanford tough enough to rebound from the Dec. 30 home blowout against Connecticut; tough enough to put it away and move forward; tough enough to withstand the best, most worthy conference challenger they've seen in a few seasons? On the road?

In the first half on Tuesday night ...

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