Texas Southern vs Stanford

Brown scores 23 in Stanford's 97-71 win over TSU


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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Anthony Brown scored a career-high 23 points and grabbed a season-best 10 rebounds in helping Stanford win its third straight, beating Texas Southern 97-71 Thursday night as part of the Progressive Legends Classic.

Josh Huestis matched his season-high with 18 points as five players reached double figures for the Cardinal (4-1). Chasson Randle added 15, Aaron Bright 12 and Dwight Powell 11.

Aaric Murray scored 28 points to lead the Tigers (2-4), who lost their fourth straight. Jose Rodriguez added 24.

Stanford advances to the championship round, which takes place Monday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and will play Houston.

Stanford led at halftime, 51-44.

The Cardinal opened the second half on an 11-2 run, taking a 62-46 edge with 13:29 remaining to play on a pair of free throws from Randle.

Huestis hit a 3-pointer to give Stanford a 21-point lead two minutes later and the Cardinal cruised from there.

Huestis blocked three shots to take over sole possession of fourth place on Stanford's career blocked shot list with 133. He had been tied with Matt Haryasz.

Stanford will play its preliminary round game against South Dakota State on Dec. 1, just before the school takes its traditional two-week break for finals.

Texas Southern won the SWAC regular-season title last year, though the school was ineligible for postseason competition due to NCAA sanctions which had nothing to do with current coach Mike Davis, who was hired about a month before the season started last October.

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SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.12-216-11129
Alcorn St.12-315-11242
Southern U.10-514-14306
Grambling7-711-15330
Jackson St.7-711-16314
Prairie View7-710-18310
Alabama St.6-88-18341
Ark.-PB6-97-22339
Miss. Val.4-114-24337
Alabama A&M1-131-24351

Pac 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Arizona15-126-39
Oregon14-225-44
UCLA12-325-318
California9-618-945
Utah9-718-1093
USC8-721-732
Stanford6-914-1371
Colorado6-1016-13105
Arizona St.6-1013-16138
Wash. State5-1012-15155
Washington2-139-18206
Oregon St.1-155-24291
 
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NMEX 97
LBSU 61 Final
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BC 70
MIDTN 59 Final
FLA 79
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NH 53 Final
MU 58
BGSU 64 Final
WISC 88
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GONZ 90