Josh Childress. The Cardinal forward did not start but he scored 19 points, pulled down seven boards and dished out five assists. More importantly, he shut down Salim Stoudamire for most of the game.
PLAY OF THE GAME
It was too little, too late but Andre Iguodala had a blocked shot that landed a few rows behind the Stanford bench.
After scoring a basket 26 seconds into the game, Arizona would score just one other field goal over the next 6:23.
It was the second worst home loss in the Lute Olson era. The Cats lost 61-49 to Tennessee in 1983. They lost by 10 as well to Oregon in 2002.
NOT SO GOOD
Arizona scored just 20 first half points. The last time they were held to 20 points in a half was in the 1998 Tournament loss to Utah. They scored 21 points in a half in the 2000 road loss to LSU.
THEY'RE STILL STANDING
Stanford's first point came on a goaltend so the fans kept standing. In fact, the majority of the crowd did not sit down until the first television timeout. In a surprising move they stood back up and remained standing the entire game, sitting only during timeouts.
Arizona blocked Stanford shots on the first two possessions of the game. They would block just one more shot during the remainder of the game.
Arizona scored a put-back basket on its first possession, then did not have another field goal until 15:02 left in the half.
The Cats were struggling on offense when Olson brought Ivan Radenovic off the bench. The big man scored on his first possession. He took shots on the first three possessions, but he wasn't as successful. After making that first shot, he proceeded to miss 8-of-9.
Mustafa Shakur scored 14 points in the final 3:18. His game-high 20 points is a career high.
Stanford has won four in a row at McKale Center.
Arizona shot just 19.4 percent in the first half. It is the worst shooting half since 17 percent at Michigan State in 2001.
TURNOVERS: 20 (C Hernandez 7, J Childress 6, N Robinson 2, M Haryasz 2, J Davis, M Lottich, R Little)
BLOCKED SHOTS: 2 (J Childress 2)
STEALS: 4 (N Robinson 2, J Childress, J Haas)
3-PT FGS: 4-11, .364 (C Hernandez 1-4, M Lottich 2-3, J Childress 1-4)
TURNOVERS: 15 (A Iguodala 5, C Frye 3, C Rodgers 2, I Radenovic 2, S Stoudamire, H Adams, M Shakur)
BLOCKED SHOTS: 3 (C Frye, A Iguodala, H Adams)
STEALS: 10 (C Rodgers 4, I Radenovic 2, S Stoudamire, A Iguodala, M Shakur, H Adams)
3-PT FGS: 4-21, .190 (H Adams 0-1, A Iguodala 1-2, M Shakur 2-4, S Stoudamire 1-8, C Rodgers 0-1, I Radenovic 0-5)
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