Stanford Battles Washington In Pac-10 Tourney Semi

March 12, 2010

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Stanford Stuns Arizona State 70-61

LOS ANGELES- Fresh off a 70-61 upset of Arizona State in last night's quarterfinals, Stanford will face Washington on Friday night in the second of two Pac-10 Tournament semifinal matchups.

Stanford Cardinal (14-17, 7-11 Pac-10)
Washington Huskies (22-9, 11-7 Pac-10)

  • Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 • 8:30 p.m.
  • Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
  • Tournament Seeds: Stanford (7), Washington (3)
  • Series History: Stanford leads 69-64
  • Last Meeting: Washington 78, Stanford 61 (Feb. 13, 2010)
  • Radio: XTRA Sports 860 AM (PBP: Dave Flemming, Analyst: John Platz)
    KZSU 90.1 FM (PBP: Kevin Danna, Analyst: Dave Lombardi)
  • TV: FSN (PBP: Steve Physioc, Analyst: Marques Johnson, Sideline: Rebecca Haarlow)

    Takeaways From The Arizona State Game

  • In the first two meetings this year, Arizona State averaged 17 assists and nine turnovers. On Thursday night, the Sun Devils dished out 11 assists while committing 17 turnovers.
  • Stanford shot 54.8 percent, reaching the 50 percent plateau for the fifth time this year and first since shooting 52.1 percent against Oregon back on Jan. 23.
  • Landry Fields has scored in double-figures in every game this year.
  • Emmanuel Igbinosa has scored over half of his points (42 of 78 total) over the last six games. Igbinosa poured in a career-high 12 points against the Sun Devils.
  • The halftime margin has been six points or less in 20 of Stanford's 31 games this year.
  • In games when Stanford can place a third player in double-figures along with Landry Fields and Jeremy Green, the Cardinal sports an 11-8 record.
  • Stanford held a 25-11 edge in points off turnovers.

    Stanford All-Time vs. Washington
    Stanford owns a 69-64 advantage in the all-time series, which dates back to the 1915-16 campaign. The Huskies have won six of the last eight meetings and five in a row overall. In addition to a 94-61 victory over Stanford back in January in Seattle, Washington picked up a 78-61 win one month later at Maples Pavilion. Washington swept last year's regular season series and also picked up a win at the Pac-10 Tournament. Stanford's most recent victory in the series came back on Feb. 28, 2008, with the Cardinal winning 82-79.

    Who To Watch Against Washington
    Of Landry Fields' five double-doubles last year, two came against the Huskies with each game yielding then-career-high performances (22 points on Feb. 8 and 15 boards on Mar. 12). In nine career contests versus Washington, Fields is 37-74 from the field while averaging 11.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Jeremy Green has been effective in five games against the Huskies, averaging 10.8 points with nine three-pointers. In three games, Jack Trotter is 8-14 from the field and is averaging 7.3 points per contest.

    Stanford All-Time In Pac-10 Tournament
    Stanford owns a 12-11 all-time record in 23 Pac-10 Tournament games. The Cardinal posted a 1-1 mark at last year's tourney, defeating Oregon State 62-54 in its first-ever appearance in the play-in round before falling 85-73 to Washington in the quarterfinals. Stanford and Washington faced off in last year's quarterfinal round, with the Huskies prevailing 85-73.

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