Oregon State guard Dexter Akanno (4) drives to the basket past Stanford forward Maxime Raynaud (42) during the first half at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis Or on Thu Mar 2, 2023 (AP News photo)
By Daniel Dullum
Thursday, March 2, 2023
Stanford won its second straight game on Thursday, defeating Oregon State 83-60 in Pac-12 men’s basketball at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore., giving the Cardinal a season sweep in the series.
Spencer Jones led the Cardinal (13-17 overall, 7-12 Pac-12) with 25 points, followed by Brandon Angel with 15 points and five assists, Maxime Raynaud with 13 points and Harrison Ingram had 13 points, nine assists and eight rebounds. Michael O’Connell had eight assists and Max Murrell added four blocks.
Jones hit 10 of 16 from the field, including 5 of 9 from 3-point range. Overall, the Cardinal made 10 of 26 3-pointers and shot 58 percent.
Jordan Pope and Tyler Bilodeau each scored 11 points to lead Oregon State (10-20 overall, 4-15 Pac-12). Bilodeau also had six rebounds. Stanford’s defense held the Beavers to 35 percent shooting from the field.
Oregon State led 14-5 early, but the Cardinal took a 15-14 lead after responding with a 10-0 run. The Cardinal led 40-34 at halftime and outscored the Beavers 43-26 in the second half.
Stanford opened the second half with a 19-7 run and led by as many as 28 with less than two minutes to play.
The Cardinal wrap up their regular season Saturday at Oregon. The 1 p.m. game will be nationally televised by CBS.