Stanford Cardinal head coach Jerod Haase will return next season after Athletic Director Bernard Muir reupped Haase for another year (AP file photo)
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#1 Second-seed Arizona had its hands full with stubborn Stanford, but in the end, the No.8-ranked Wildcats held on and eliminated the Cardinal 95-84 Thursday in the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament quarterfinals at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
#2 The win avenged the Cardinal’s 88-79 victory over U of A on Feb. 11.
#3 Oumar Ballo led the Wildcats (26-6) with 24 points, followed by Cedric Henderson Jr. with 23, Azuolas Tubelis with 20 and Courtney Ramey with 15.
#4 Spencer Jones topped the Cardinal (14-19) with 22 points and six rebounds, Brandon Angel was next with 19 points and seven rebounds, Michael Jones had 13 points and Harrison Ingram added 12 points and five assists. Michael O’Connell had eight points, two steals and four assists.
#5 Stanford Athletic Director Bernard Muir announced that head coach Jerod Haase will return for next season. Haase lead the team to a overall 14-9 record, 7-13 in the Pac 12, this was the fifth consecutive season the Cardinal failed to finish above .500. Muir said after the 2021-22 season that he would bring Haase back for 2022-23 after the team had finished under .500 and Haase gets the nod for next season from Muir once again.
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