Cardinal come from behind to upend SJSU 76-62

Stanford Cardinal Harrison Ingram (55) who scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds against the San Jose State Spartans at Maple Pavilion in Palo Alto on Mon Nov 15, 2021 (photo by Stanford Cardinal Athletics)

By Daniel Dullum
Monday, November 15, 2021

Harrison Ingram and Jaiden Delaire each scored 19 points for Stanford in the Cardinal’s 76-62 non-conference men’s basketball victory over visiting San Jose State Monday at Maples Pavilion.

The Cardinal (2-1) had to overcome a nine-point halftime deficit, outscoring the Spartans 47-24 in the second half. Stanford opened the second half with a 19-11 run; a Delaire dunk at 12:35 put the Cardinal ahdead 50-49.

Trey Smith made a free throw with 10:21 left to pull the Spartans to within 53-51, but Brandon Angel converted a three-point play, giving Stanford a 56-51 lead at 9:44. SJSU came within three at 58-55 on a Shon Robinson free throw at 8:07. Stanford responded with a seven-point run and never looked back.

Maxime Raynaud scored 11 points for Stanford, followed by eight points apiece by Spencer Jones and Michael O’Connell, who also had five assists. Ingram pulled down 11 of the Cardinal’s 42 rebounds while making 8-of-13 from the floor, including 2-of-3 from 3-point range.

Omari Moore popped in a game-high 21 points for SJSU (1-1). Tibet Gorener was next for the Spartans wiith 14 points and Robinson added 10 points and seven rebounds.

Stanford shot 49 percent from the floor (30-of-61), while the Spartans hity 21-of-46 (46 percent). The Cardinal outrebounded San Jose State 42-27.

The Cardinal host Valparaiso on Wednesday.

Cal Bears basketball podcast with Morris Phillips: Cal’s first game with fans in 2 yrs tonight in exhibition vs. Cal State LA in Berkeley

Cal Bears guard Joel Brown (1) stands in front of a copy of the 2021-22 season schedule as the Bears tip off against Cal State LA tonight Mon Nov 1, 2021 at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley (Cal Athletics photo)

On the Cal Bears podcast with Morris:

#1 Morris, talk about Cal head coach Mark Fox this is third year at the helm last season was a dreadful memory for Fox with a 9-20 record.

#2 The Bears are back playing an exhibition that you will covering tonight against Cal State LA it’s a new beginning that coach Fox hopes to put together a winning season.

#3 When Fox took over Cal in 2019 it had one of the worst records in college basketball and Athletic Director Jim Knowlton said to Fox it’s going to take time to build up from rock bottom.

#4 One of Cal’s key stars Matt Bradley transferred to San Diego State without Bradley who led in scoring how impacted will the Bears be without his talents?

#5 So it’s the first game an exhibition game against Cal State LA tonight at Haas Pavilion a first game since 2019 with fans allowed inside the gym talk about some of the expectations tonight?

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