Recap: Denver vs. Stanford
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Chasson Randle notched 29 points, helping the Stanford Cardinal to a 66-57 victory over the Denver Pioneers at Magness Arena.
Randle shot 10-of-14 from the field for the Cardinal (3-1), including 2-of-2 from the perimeter. Anthony Brown tallied 12 points and five steals. Josh Huestis helped out with nine points and nine rebounds.
Chris Udofia recorded a double-double for the Pioneers (0-2) with 20 points and 10 rebounds but was the team's only player in double figures. Udofia also tallied five blocked shots, one less than he had turnovers.
Both teams struggled to find a shooting rhythm in the opening half, with the Pioneers hitting slightly better at 37.5 percent to the Cardinal's 36.4 percent. At halftime, Denver claimed a narrow 25-24 lead, but the Pioneers never led by more than six in the game.
Stanford found its scoring touch in the second half, shooting a much improved 52.2 percent, and led by as many as 13 late in the game.
The Cardinal had a noticeable advantage in the paint, outscoring the Pioneers 28-18, as well as in points off turnovers where the visitors won out 20-10.
With the loss the Pioneers had their home win streak snapped at 13 games.Game Notes