Stanford dumps No. 22 Washington State
Stanford, CA (Sports Network) – Anthony Goods hit a three-point shot with five
seconds remaining in overtime, lifting Stanford over the 22nd-ranked
Washington State Cougars, 71-68, at Maples Pavilion.
The Cougars trailed 66-63 in the extra session, but Lawrence Hill’s three-
pointer quickly tied it up with 1:51 remaining. Goods and Corey Clark then hit
layups for their respective teams, and Stanford called a timeout with 29 ticks
Goods came out after the break and immediately drained the three-pointer to
give the Cardinal a 71-68 lead, and Daven Harmeling’s desperation shot from
mid- court deflected off the glass as time expired.
Goods finished with 30 points on 11-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-8 from
three-point land for the Cardinal (11-4, 3-2 Pac 10), which is riding a three-
game winning streak. Hill contributed 15 points and was the only other player
in double figures for Stanford.
Clark and Derrick Low finished with 16 points apiece for the Cougars (14-2,
3-2), who had an eight-game winning streak halted. Kyle Weaver netted 14
points and dished out 10 assists, while Harmeling also contributed 14 points.
Stanford opened an early 15-8 lead behind the strong shooting of Brook Lopez.
The freshman had six points in the spurt, making three of his first four shots
from the floor.
The contest remained tightly played through the end of the first half, with
the Cougars grabbing a 23-22 lead on Harmeling’s trey at 5:01. Low followed
with a jumper at 3:17, and Weaver also had a steal and a layup to increase the
margin to 27-22, in favor of Washington State.
Stanford rebounded on Goods three-point shot, and Landry Fields followed with
a free throw to close the Cardinal deficit to one, 27-26, at the break.
Stanford shot 45 percent (26-of-58) on the night, to Washington State’s 41
percent (28-of-69)…Stanford won the battle of the boards, 45 to
36…Stanford’s last four games have been decided by four points or less…The
Cardinal improved to 7-3 at home this season.