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Men's Basketball

Regular Season Ends at Arizona State

SETTING THE SCENE
The Cardinal is set to tip off for the final time in the regular season, traveling to Tempe for a noon PT contest with Arizona State on Saturday, March 5. The action will air on Pac-12 Network.

THE OPENING TIP
• Stanford is 15-14 (8-11 Pac-12), with league wins over Oregon, USC (twice), Washington State, Arizona State, Cal, Washington and Oregon State. The Cardinal is locked into the 8-9 game in the Pac-12 Tournament.
• Spencer Jones leads the team with 10.9 points per game, while Harrison Ingram and Jaiden Delaire average 10.6 points each. Ingram paces the squad with 6.5 rebounds while Michael O’Connell dishes a team-leading 3.5 assists per night.
• The Cardinal was outlasted in the first leg of the weekend at No. 2/3 Arizona. Spencer Jones scored 22 points, giving him his fifth 20-point outing of the campaign. Michael O’Connell tied his season high with 16 points, while Maxime Raynaud was in double figures with 10 points and seven rebounds.
• Stanford won the first meeting with the Sun Devils at Maples Pavilion, 79-76. Brandon Angel and Michael O’Connell had 16 points each, with Angel hitting three free throws with one second left to earn the win.
• The Cardinal has outrebounded its opponent in 24 of 29 games, and has only been outrebounded three times, posting a plus-7.1 margin on the glass, which is 16th-best nationally. Stanford is in the top-30 nationally in offensive rebound (26th, 34.1%) and defensive rebound percentage (12th, 77.5%) per KenPom.

FRESHMEN SENSATIONS
Stanford has three of the top eight freshmen in the Pac-12 in terms of scoring, with Harrison Ingram the only true freshman in the conference to average in doubles figures (10.6 pts). Maxime Raynaud is sixth with 4.7 points per game, while Isa Silva slots in eighth with 3.6 per night. As a freshman class, Stanford leads the Pac-12 in points, rebounds, assists, steals, made threes and minutes played in both conference play and overall totals. Stanford’s freshmen make up more than 25 percent of total scoring by first year players across the league.

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