Ingram Scores Career High but Cardinal Falls in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. – Harrison Ingram scored a career-best 24 points, but Stanford could not overcome Ole Miss in the opening round of the ESPN Events Invitational, falling 72-68 at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex.
Ingram joined Spencer Jones in double figures, who had 13. Both players made three 3-pointers, while Ingram went 9-for-10 from the free throw line. Michael Jones and James Keefe had seven points apiece.
After a slow start, Stanford tied the game at 16 apiece after a triple from Ingram and a layup from Spencer Jones. Ole Miss responded with a run of its own, and Stanford trailed in the half after a defensive 20 minutes, 29-22.
The Cardinal offense came to life in the second half, scoring 46 points. The Rebels led by as many as 11 in the second half on four occasions, but Stanford was able to methodically cut into the deficit over the final 12:40. An 8-0 run inside the final three minutes pushed the score to 65-63, but a step-back 3-pointer with 27 seconds to go sealed the game for Ole Miss.
Stanford returns to tournament action on Friday, Nov. 25 against Florida State. The 10:30 a.m. PT tip will air on ESPNEWS.