STANFORD, Calif. – Chasson Randle and the Stanford Cardinal showed how much they have grown as a team since last month’s blowout loss at UCLA.
Randle made a career-high seven three-pointers and scored 26 points to help Stanford boost its case for an at-large NCAA tournament berth with an 83-74 victory over the 23rd-ranked Bruins on Saturday.
Josh Huestis tied a career high with 22 points for the Cardinal (18-8 overall, 9-5 Pac-12), which has won five of six.
Freshman Zach LaVine, a Bothell High graduate, and Norman Powell scored 14 points each for UCLA (21-6, 10-4). LaVine is averaging 10.6 points on 47.5 percent shooting for the Bruins, who are second to Arizona in the conference race.
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Third-place Stanford made 62.2 percent of its shots, surpassing 60 percent in a Pac-12 game for the first time since exactly 11 years ago against UCLA.
“We weren’t totally ready for this game; the proof is in the pudding,” Bruins guard Kyle Anderson said.
No. 4 Arizona 88, at Colorado 61
The Wildcats (25-2, 12-2) shot 84.6 percent (22 of 26) in the second half of their rout of the Buffaloes (20-8, 9-6).
Colorado started by missing its first 14 shots.
Freshman Aaron Gordon led Arizona with 23 points and Nick Johnson added 20.
|Saturday’s resultsWashington 86, Oregon State 62Stanford 83, UCLA 74Arizona 88, Colorado 61|