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Recap: Oregon 52, Stanford 76
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Date: January 30, 2013 11:00 PM EDT
  

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford is making a habit of ruining Oregon's undefeated runs.

Chasson Randle scored 17 points, Josh Huestis had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and the Cardinal stunned Oregon on a big stage again by routing the 10th-ranked Ducks 76-52 Wednesday night.

More than two months after the Stanford football team handed Oregon its only loss of the season, the Cardinal (13-8, 4-4 Pac-12) dominated the Ducks from the start for the basketball program's first victory over a top 10 team in almost five years. Stanford snapped a nine-game winning streak for Oregon (18-3, 7-1), which dropped its first conference game this season.

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``I hope they think we're a tough bunch,' Randle said.

Dwight Powell added 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Aaron Bright finished with 12 points as Stanford built a 25-point lead early in the second half and coasted to the buzzer. Stanford outshot Oregon 52 to 35 percent from the floor. The Cardinal also went 8 of 14 from 3-point range, while the Ducks converted only 4 of 16 from beyond the arc.

Stanford hadn't beaten a ranked opponent since Jan. 13, 2011, when it topped No. 17 Washington 58-56 at home. The last top 10 team Stanford had defeated came when the Cardinal won at No. 9 Washington State 67-65 in overtime on Feb. 2, 2008 - the season before coach Johnny Dawkins took over.

``It's definitely one of the best games I think our guys have played, being the fact that they're such a highly ranked team,' Dawkins said. ``I think our kids had some other good moments as well, but this definitely ranks up there as one of the better moments for our program.'

Carlos Emory scored 12 points and Arsalan Kazemi had six points and nine rebounds on a forgettable night for Oregon, which matched its highest ranking since March 2007 this week but will surely take a tumble in the AP poll now. Oregon's best start in conference play since finishing 10-0 in the 1925-26 season also is over.

``We just got it handed to us,' coach Dana Altman said

Once again, the Ducks can thank Stanford for spoiling all the fun.

The Cardinal football team outlasted Oregon in November on the way to a Pac-12 title and Rose Bowl victory. Coincidentally, Jordan Williamson, who kicked the winning 37-yard field goal in overtime at top-ranked Oregon, stood in the first row of the Stanford student section along with a few teammates.

The hardwood rematch was never quite so close.

Despite Oregon's strong start, the Ducks entered the game as 2 1/2-point underdogs. That might have been in part because the Ducks played without starting point guard Dominic Artis for the second straight game. Artis is out indefinitely with a left foot injury.

In the end, the only surprise was that Las Vegas bookmakers didn't make the line even higher. Stanford followed up its 87-56 win at Utah on Sunday - its most lopsided league victory in nine years - with another runaway performance.

The one celebration Oregon enjoyed came after Kazemi's two-handed slam in the opening moments. That faded fast when the Oregon forward fell hard going for a rebound on the next defensive possession.

Kazemi, who had a concussion in a win against Nevada on Dec. 31, lay on the court holding his head for more than a minute before being helped up by a team trainer. He later returned and showed no effects from the injury.

With Kazemi recovering on the bench, Stanford started its never-ending surge.

Randle, Powell, Bright and John Gage each hit a 3-pointer during an 18-2 run that brought the sparse crowd roaring to its feet. The Cardinal clamped down on defense, too, pushing the pace for quick scores to go ahead 20-8 in the first 8 minutes.

Oregon missed its first six shots from beyond the arc and committed 20 turnovers, including three egregious errors just before the break. Stanford scored after each one, part of a quick 6-0 burst capped by Anthony Brown's bank hook that helped the Cardinal carry a 35-22 lead into the locker room.

``It's good to see the ball go in the basket,' Dawkins said, chuckling. ``It makes everything a little easier.'

Stanford started even faster in the second half.

After E.J. Singler's 3-pointer cut the Cardinal's lead to 10, the Ducks never got closer. Powell started a three-point play with a layup over Singler, then made a runner and another from beyond the arc as the Cardinal gained control for good.

Huestis cleaned up a miss with a putback dunk, and Bright made a jumper and a 3-pointer to put the Cardinal ahead 54-29 with 12:08 remaining. Singler finished with six points and four rebounds in 26 minutes.

Stanford students taunted Oregon in the final minutes with chants of ``overrated.'

``We haven't reached our goals yet, but this is a great win against a great team,' Powell said. ``They've proven themselves. And we're still in the process of proving ourselves.'

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 OREG  +115   +2.5   140 
 STAN  -135   -2.5   
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 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 OREG  +125   +2.5   140 
 STAN  -145   -2.5   
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 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 OREG  84%   65%   54% 
 STAN  16%   35%   46% 
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 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Wednesday, Jan 30
 
    Villanova at Notre Dame
6:00 PM EDT
    Northwestern at Michigan
6:30 PM EDT
    Oklahoma at Baylor
7:00 PM EDT
    William Mary at Delaware
7:00 PM EDT
    Seton Hall at Georgetown
7:00 PM EDT
    Auburn at Georgia
7:00 PM EDT
    Southern Methodist at Marshall
7:00 PM EDT
    Georgia State at Northeastern
7:00 PM EDT
    Detroit at Wright State
7:00 PM EDT
    Valparaiso at Youngstown St
7:00 PM EDT
    Towson at Old Dominion
7:00 PM EDT
    Missouri St at Creighton
8:00 PM EDT
    South Carolina at Florida
8:00 PM EDT
    Maryland at Florida State
8:00 PM EDT
    Texas at Kansas State
8:00 PM EDT
    Missouri at Louisiana State
8:00 PM EDT
    Wisconsin Milwaukee at Loyola-Chicago
8:00 PM EDT
    Drake at Southern Illinois
8:00 PM EDT
    Central Florida at Tulane
8:00 PM EDT
    Iowa State at Oklahoma State
8:00 PM EDT
    Duke at Wake Forest
8:00 PM EDT
    Texas El Paso at UAB
8:00 PM EDT
    Indiana at Purdue
8:30 PM EDT
    DePaul at St Johns
9:00 PM EDT
    Texas AM at Mississippi St
9:00 PM EDT
    Dayton at Xavier
9:00 PM EDT
    Miami (FL) at Virginia Tech
9:00 PM EDT
    Fresno State at Air Force
9:00 PM EDT
    Cal Poly SLO at UC Irvine
10:00 PM EDT
    Southern Cal at UCLA
10:00 PM EDT
    Santa Barbara at Long Beach State
11:00 PM EDT
    Oregon at Stanford
11:00 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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