UCLA faces Stanford in Pac-12 tourney
No. 10 seed Stanford (15-15, 8-10) vs. No. 7 seed UCLA (16-15, 9-9)
Pac-12 Conference Tournament First Round, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
Okpala scores 22 to lead Stanford past Cougars, 98-50
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Even without point guard Daejon Davis, Stanford just kept rolling, widening the gap from start to finish in beating Washington State 98-50 on Thursday night.
Sharma’s double-double helps Stanford beat UCLA 104-80
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Not even a 35-minute delay at halftime to replace the backboards distracted Josh Sharma or his Stanford teammates.
Sharma scored 22 points and had 12 rebounds to help Stanford beat UCLA 104-80 on Saturday night.
"We came out strong in the second half," Sharma said. "We got it up to a 20-point lead in a short amount of time. We tried to stay focused and stay loose."
Stanford pulls away from Eastern Washington, 78-62
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford needed a wake-up and coach Jarod Haase delivered one at halfitme.
"He told us we made up our own imaginary game plan," said Daejon Davis of the first half. "It was a complete lack of focus. We followed his more in the second half."
Davis scored 19 points, one of four to reach double figures, and Stanford beat Eastern Washington 78-62 on Saturday after trailing at halftime.