Julius Barnes Scores 27 Points In 84-67 Exhibition victory over SF Olympic Club

Nov. 12, 2002

Stanford, Ca - Senior point-guard Julius Barnes scored 27 points and dished out five assists to lead the Stanford men's basketball team to a 84-67 victory over the San Francisco Olympic Club in an exhibition game Tuesday night at Maples Pavilion.

Barnes hit 10-of-15 shots from the floor, including 4-of-6 from three-point territory. Barnes played 29 minutes.

Junior forward Justin Davis added a double-double with 14 points and ten rebounds. Davis hit 6-of-9 shots from the floor, and added three assists and two steals in 24 minutes of play.

Stanford outrebounded the Olympic Club, 45-34, as four Cardinal players grabbed six or more rebounds.

Former Stanford star Kris Weems, now playing for the Olympic Club, scored 12 points, dished out two assists and stole a pass in 35 minutes of action. Dan Haller led the Olympic Club with 15 points and seven rebounds.

Stanford jumped to a 7-2 lead to start the game, but the Olympic Club outscored Stanford, 16-10, over a five minute stretch in the first half, and that lead grew to 24-17 with 9:18 in the first half.

The Cardinal tied the score at 27-27 with 4:39 remaining on a layup by Davis, and held a 37-35 advantage at halftime. Eighteen of Stanford's 37 first-half points were scored by Barnes, who hit 7-of-11 shots (4-for-5 from three-point territory).

The Cardinal gradually broke the game open in the second half. Eleven straight points to start the second half gave Stanford a 48-35 lead with 16:42 to play. The lead grew to as many as 20 points at 72-52 with 7:50 to play.

Freshman forward Matt Haryasz blocked four shots in 14 minutes of play.

Stanford officially starts the 2002-03 season on Monday, November 18, with a home game against Boston University in the first round of the Owens Corning Pre-Season NIT. Tipoff time at Maples Pavilion is 6:15 p.m.

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