Stanford men's, women's basketball teams pick up comfortable wins

Chasson Randle scored 14 of his game-high 29 points in the second half leading the Stanford men’s basketball team to a 66-57 victory over Denver on Sunday.

Randle was 10-for-14 shooting. Anthony Brown added 12 points for Stanford (3-1) which recovered from a poor shooting first half to shoot 52 percent in the second half.

“Chasson gives us determination,” Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins said of Randle. “He is a very determined young man. He’s really on a mission.”

Stanford was particularly effective during a five-minute stretch in the second half when the game went from a 41-39 lead to a 13-point advantage.

Chris Udofia led Denver (0-2) with 20 points. The Pioneers hurt themselves with 18 turnovers and a 15-for-25 performance from the free throw line.

WOMEN

STANFORD 66, UC DAVIS 48

Chiney Ogwumike had 28 points and 15 rebounds in helping No. 3 Stanford beat UC Davis.

Amber Orrange added 10 points for the Cardinal (3-1), who beat the Aggies for the eighth straight time and even the series, dating to 1971, at 9-9.

Sydnee Fipps scored 14 points for the Aggies (0-3), who also have top-ranked UConn on their road schedule.

Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer, in her 35th season and 28th at Stanford, earned her 897th career win, three shy of becoming the fifth women’s basketball coach to record at least 900 victories.

CAL 67, GEORGETOWN 52

Rashanda Gray scored 15 points and No. 10 Cal snapped a two-game losing streak with a victory against Georgetown.

Mercedes Jefflo added 14 points and Brittany Boyd had nine steals for the Golden Bears (2-2), who completed their trip to the nation’s Capitol on a better note than they started. Cal lost at George Washington on Friday night.

LONG BEACH STATE 85, USF 82 (2 OT) Despite 16 points from Rachel Howand and 15 points and 12 rebounds from Taj Winston, the USF came up short in double overtime. Winston hit a 3-pointer late in regulation to send it to overtime. — Staff, wire report

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