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Stanford Men’s Basketball defeats Washington State 84-54

The Cardinal picked up their first Pac-12 win on the season in convincing fashion.

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Stanford Men's Basketball vs. Washington State

Cougars get embarrassed by Stanford 84-54” Recap from our friends at

“Stanford’s defense caused problems for Washington State from the start of the game. Employing a relentless man-defense, the Cardinal held Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson to a combined 13 points. With the exception of two baskets on back-to-back possessions, Conor Clifford struggled to fight through the double-team Stanford defended him with, turning the ball over twice and eliminating Washington State’s interior game. Malachi Flynn also struggled early shooting 0-for-5 in the first 20 minutes.”

Recap: Stanford men's basketball grabs 1st Pac-12 win behind Cartwright's career night

Cardinal Conquers Cougars” Recap from Stanford Athletics:

Dorian Pickens added 18 points and Reid Travis, who missed the past two games, had 17 for the Cardinal (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12), which avoided its first five-game losing streak since 1993.

"I was surprised by the score," Cardinal coach Jerod Haase said. "But I'm not surprised we're making progress. We played well. I'm cautiously optimistic."

Stanford vs. Washington St. Press Conference

Stanford vs. Washington St. Press Conference

Stanford Basketball Press Conference.

Posted by Stanford Basketball on Thursday, January 12, 2017

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