Men's Basketball

Five Straight to Start

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Jaiden Delaire scored a career-high 21 points, Oscar da Silva added 16 points, and Stanford beat Maryland Eastern Shore 76-55 in the teams' first ever meeting Tuesday night.

Spencer Jones added 12 points, all on 3-pointers, for the Cardinal (5-0), which is off to its best start in since 2011. Jones is 16 of 30 from the 3-point line this season and 16 of 35 from the field.

Stanford shot 54.0 percent overall, 9-17 from three-point range and connected on 13-18 free throws. The Cardinal owned a 34-27 advantage on the glass.

Canaan Bartley scored 10 points for the Hawks (0-5), who faced their second Power 5 Conference opponent of the season.

Maryland Eastern Shore opened the second half by outscoring Stanford 13-3 but it wasn't enough to cut into a sizable deficit.

Stanford has allowed 65 points or fewer in all five games this season.

Delaire hit a 3-pointer with 12 seconds remaining to give the Cardinal a 46-16 edge at halftime.

The Cardinal has won its first five games for the first time since 2011 and have a game remaining on its season-opening six-game homestand. 

Next, the Cardinal hosts William & Mary on Thursday in Maples Pavilion and on Pac-12 Network.