Stanford routs No. 15 Oregon
Stanford, CA (Sports Network) – Brook Lopez scored a career-high 26 points and
pulled down nine rebounds, leading Stanford over 15th-ranked Oregon, 88-69, at
Lawrence Hill added 15 points and four blocks shots for the Cardinal (17-8,
9-5 Pac-10), who won their second straight game. Mitch Johnson and Fred
Washington each contributed 12 points in the win, and Washington also had
This marked Stanford’s 14th straight home sweep of the Oregon schools, after
beating Oregon State, 70-55, on Thursday.
Aaron Brooks tallied 25 points and Tajuan Porter added 20 for the Ducks (20-7,
8-7), who have lost three in a row and five of six.
A 15-0 run busted the game open for the Cardinal. Brooks’ three had Oregon
within 59-56 with 9:31 left, but Washington and Lopez responded with baskets
to start the game-changing run. Johnson’s two free throws extended the margin
to 74-56 with 3:13 remaining.
Stanford led by as many as 10 in the opening half before settling for a 40-34
advantage at intermission. Hill’s three-pointer made it 19-9 less than seven
minutes into the game, but Porter’s three rallied the Ducks within 21-20.
Stanford shot 51.9 percent from the field and made 25-of-28 at the foul
line…Oregon ended at 41.3 percent shooting.