No. 5 Stanford Dominates Old Dominion
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 as30 points - at 71-41 with under six minutes remaining on Mendez's 3-pointer.
Stanford coach Mike Montgomery said he wasn't pleased with his team'sfirst-half performance.
'We missed a lot of shots,' he said. 'We'd come down, they'd foul us.We'd miss free throws. ... We were getting a lot of good looks and missingshots.'
Collins had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and his twin brother, Jarron, addedeight points and nine rebounds.
Pierre Greene scored 10 points for Old Dominion (1-2), while Ricardo Marshand Andreas Themistocleous added seven apiece.
Old Dominion made only 22 of 62 shots from the field (35 percent). Stanfordhit 25 of 51 field goals.
On Friday, Stanford will play the winner of Thursday's later game betweenMemphis and Miami of Ohio.