gostanford.com: Stanford Cardinal guard Tyrell Terry drives on the Santa Clara Broncos on Saturday night at Maples Pavilion at Stanford.
By Daniel Dullum
Sports Radio Service
Saturday, November 16, 2019
The 1-2-3 scoring punch of Tyrell Tyler, Oscar da Silva and Daejon Davis helped Stanford pull away in the second half and hand Santa Clara its first loss of the season on Saturday, as the Cardinal prevailed 82-64 in non-conference men’s basketball at Maples Pavilion.
It was the fourth straight win to open the season for the Cardinal.
Stanford led by as many as 22 in the contest, but the Broncos raced to a 7-0 lead to start the game, as the Cardinal were scoreless in the first 3 ½ minutes.
The Cardinal led 38-32 at halftime, before outscoring the Broncos 44-32 in the second half.
Tyler was 5 of 12 from the floor and sank all 11 of his free throws to lead the Cardinal (4-0 overall) with 21 points. Da Silva was next with 18 points, followed by Davis with 15.
Da Silva and Lukas Kisunas each pulled down 10 rebounds for Stanford.
Forward Josip Vrankic was the only player to score in double figures for Santa Clara (3-1), finishing with 13 points.
Stanford shot 50 percent from the field (26-54, 4-10 3-point), while Santa Clara was held to 38 percent (21-55, 6-21 3-point).
When Maryland-Eastern Shore visits the Farm on Tuesday (7 p.m.), it’s the fifth of six straight home games for the Cardinal.