No. 5 Stanford Tops Old Dominion, 84-60
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico (AP) - Ryan Mendez scored 18 points and Casey Jacobsen 16 as No. 5 Stanford pulled away in the second half to beat Old Dominion, 84-60, on Thursday (Nov. 23) at the Puerto Rico Shootout.
The Monarchs cut the Stanford lead to eight, 40-32 with 17:43 remaining on a basket by Rasheed Wright. The Monarchs (1-2) will play the Miami University RedHawks on Friday (Nov. 24) at 7 p.m. eastern time.
Stanford led 36-26 at halftime, and used a 10-2 run capped by Jason Collins' layup to make it 50-32 with 14:44 left.
The Cardinal (2-0) kept building their advantage and went up by as many as 30 points; at 71-41 with under six minutes remaining on Mendez's 3-pointer.
Collins had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and his twin brother, Jarron, added eight points and nine rebounds.
Pierre Greene scored 10 points for Old Dominion (1-2), while Ricardo Marsh and Andreas Themistocleous added seven apiece.
Old Dominion made only 22 of 62 shots from the field (35 percent). Stanford hit 25 of 51 field goals.