Lonzo Ball of UCLA

No. 4 UCLA beats Stanford 89-75, Ball scores 21pts

LOS ANGELES, Sporting Alert — Four UCLA players scored in double digits and the fourth-ranked Bruins beat Stanford 89-75 in a college basketball game on Sunday.

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball scored 21 points and had eight assists and six rebounds, while Bryce Alford finished with 17 points for UCLA (16-1, 3-1 Pac-12), which shot 50-percent from the field and 55 percent from 3-point range.

Also scoring in double figures on Sunday were TJ Leaf, who added 15 points with 10 rebounds and six assists and Isaac Hamilton, who ended with 15 points for the Bruins to win three straight since losing to Oregon.


Michael Humphrey led Stanford with a career-high 27 points to go along with 14 rebounds before fouling out in the last two minutes.

Humphrey, who was collecting his first double-double of the season, scored 18 of his total points in the second half.

Robert Cartwright had 18 points, including 13 after halftime and added nine assists and five rebounds and Dorian Pickens scored 12 points for the Cardinal (8-8, 0-4), who were losing four straight, including three successive defeats against AP Top 25 ranked teams.

UCLA jumped out to a 20-7 lead midway through the first half and opened up that advantage to take a 48-30 lead at halftime after shooting 53-percent from the field overall and 57-percent from long-range.

After the break, the Bruins increased the advantage to 23 points when Alford connected on a 3-pointer with 18:24 left to extend the score to 55-32.

Stanford trimmed the deficit to 11-points with 13:12 remaining but UCLA quickly build back the lead which never fell below double-figures.


UCLA will visits Colorado on Thursday search for its second win in the Pac-12 on the road this season.

Stanford, meanwhile, will play host to Washington State on Thursday as well.

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