Stanford wins 4th in a row, beating CSU Bakersfield 63-50

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Ziaire Williams scored 17 points, Bryce Wills had 14 and Stanford defeated Cal State Bakersfield …

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Ziaire Williams scored 17 points, Bryce Wills had 14 and Stanford beat Cal State Bakersfield 63:50 on Monday night.

Stanford (5-2), who beat Arizona 78-75 on Saturday to have a 20-game losing streak against the Wildcats, shot just 35% (9 of 26) in the first half and 61% (11th) out of 18) Runner-up for his fourth straight win.

Williams shot 4 of 12 off the ground and made 9 of 10 free throws. Wills shot 5 out of 7. The duo had team highs with seven rebounds and three assists apiece.

Oscar da Silva, who scored 21 points in the Cardinal’s win over Arizona, had 10 points against the Roadrunners and scored more than 20 points in three games.

Justin Edler-Davis scored 13 points for Cal State Bakersfield (3-3). Taze Moore had 11 points and De’Monte Buckingham 10.

The cardinal finally took the lead midway through the first half. CSUB drew within seven points a second before Stanford used a 13-5 run to build their biggest lead, 57-42 with 5:44 remaining. Wills scored the last six points that included a dunk along the way.

Stanford’s home game was played at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Palo Alto, California due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Cardinal’s next scheduled game is December 31st in the state of Oregon to continue the Pac-12 game.

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