Stanford 80, Washington State 48
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[January 16, 2014]
STANFORD, Calif. —
Stanford 80, Washington State 48: Josh Huestis and Anthony Brown scored 15 points apiece to lead the host
Cardinal to their second straight win.
Dwight Powell finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and five
assists for Stanford (11-5, 2-2 Pac-12), which owned a 37-23 edge on
the boards. Marcus Allen added 11 points off the bench and fellow
reserve Robbie Lemons scored nine for the Cardinal.
Freshman guard Que Johnson got off to a blazing start before
matching his season-high with 21 points for Washington State (8-9,
1-4). Royce Woolridge added 13 points for the Cougars, who played
their fifth game in the last six without leading scorer DaVonte Lacy
Johnson carried the Cougars early, connecting on his first six field
goal attempts, including three 3-pointers, to score 15 points in the
first 13 minutes and help Washington State stay with Stanford. But
the Cardinal got rolling behind Brown, whose three-point play
sparked a 15-3 run that put Stanford ahead by eight with about two
minutes left in the first half.
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Stanford eventually stretched its lead to 11 at the break,
then came out of the half looking for 6-11 center Stefan Nastic,
who scored all six of his points in an 11-2 run that stretched
the lead to 51-31. Johnson made his last bucket, a 3-pointer
with just under 14 minutes left to trim the deficit to 22, but
it wasn’t long before the starters were lifted.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Washington State was held under 50 points for the
fourth time in last five games. … Only three players scored for
Washington State until backup guard Ike Iroegbu made a layup
midway through the second half. … Nastic is shooting 23-for-31
from the field in the last six games.
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