Sports

Stanford men lose a chance to climb Pac-12 hoop standings

Dwight Powell scored 18 points and grabbed nine points but the Stanford men's basketball team dropped a 64-60 decision to host Washington in Pac-12 action Wednesday night.

Chasson Randle added 17 points and Anthony Brown had 12 for the Cardinal (6-5, 15-8), which had its modest two-game winning streak snapped.

Stanford looks to rebound at Washington State on Saturday in a 4 p.m. tip-off to be aired on the Pac-12 Networks.

The Cardinal has lost five straight in Seattle, and is 2-10 in its past 12 meetings with the Huskies.

Josh Huestis blocked a pair of shots and moved within three of Tim Young's school record 167. Powell has 786 rebounds, 12 shy of matching John Revelli for seventh all-time.

Randle was called for a charge with six seconds remaining to play, negating a Huestis dunk that would have tied the game at 62.

Washington hit both of its ensuing free throws and Randle missed a long 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Stanford may have let the Huskies off the hook after missing a pair of 3-point attempts over the final 33 seconds of the first half. The Cardinal led, 34-27, going into the intermission.

Washington began the second half with a 12-2 run to erase Stanford's 7-point halftime advantage.

The Cardinal, 3 of 16 from long range, still led entering the final three minutes of the contest but missed three field goal attempts, went 2 of 4 from the foul line and turned the ball over twice.

The Huskies committed 16 turnovers, none in the final 10:29.

Stanford shot just under 31 percent in the second half against the worst defense in the Pac-12. Washington made nearly 46 percent of its shots and performed better at the charity stripe, 79 percent to 61 percent.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

Comments

Posted by cburiiii, a resident of another community
on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:46 am

free throwing shooting, or lack thereof, by the guards, killed Stanford's chances


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

The dress code
By Jessica T | 21 comments | 1,860 views

Two Days to Save This Dog?
By Cathy Kirkman | 15 comments | 1,229 views

September food and drink goings on
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,225 views

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,222 views

It Depends... Disguising Real Characters in Fiction
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 397 views