3/9/22 LAS VEGAS, NV - The Stanford Cardinal came from behind to beat the Arizona State Sun Devils 71-70 in the first round of the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament at T-Mobile Arena.
Spencer Jones had 26-points to lead Stanford in scoring, followed by James Keefe with 16-points and Brandon Angel with 15-points. DJ Horne led the Arizona State in scoring with 21-points, Marreon Jackson 14-points, and Jay Heath 12-points.
DJ Horne's three-point shot gave the Sun Devils a 3-2 lead in the first half. Stanford trail 6-4 after a three-pointer by Alonzo Gaffney. James Keffe had the Cardinal trailing 8-6.
Brandon Angel's hook shot had Stanford trailing 10-8. Jensen's deep three-pointer had the Sun Devils up 13-8. Stanford tied the game 13-13 after a jump shot by Spencer Jones.
The Sun Devils led 20-13 with a jump shot by Keffe with 9:15 left in the first half. Jones's three-pointer cut into the Sun Devils' lead 22-18. The Cardinal were down by two points after a three-pointer by Jones.
Michael O'Connell's jump shot had the Cardinal down by three points 28-25. Jackson's three-point shot made the halftime score 31-27.
Jones led Stanford in scoring in the first half with 11-points and Keefe with 6-points. Arizona State was led in scoring by Jackson with 11-points, and Horne and Muhammad both with 5-points.
Arizona State led in the second half 39-29 after Horne made a three-point shot. The Sun Devils led 42-30 with another three-point shot by Horne. Gaffney's three-pointer gave the Sun Devils a 50-33 lead with 13:35 left in the game.
Angel made the score 50-38 after making a free throw from being foul on his made basket. Stanford trailed by ten points 53-43 after a three-point shot by Angel.
Gaffney's layup gave the Sun Devils a 55-46 lead with 7:20 left in the game. Jones made two free throws that made the score 59-50. Arizona State led by twelve points 62-50 after a three-pointer by Horne.
Jones kept Stanford in the game with his jump shot that made the score 65-55. Kimani Lawrence's monster dunk had the Sun Devils leading 69-55.
The Cardinal were down by eight points, 69-61 after a put-back basket by Keefe. Jones's two free throws had Stanford trailing 69-64 with 1:28 left in the game.
Angel's layup made the score 69-66 with 50 seconds left in the game. Stanford trailed Arizona State by one point, 70-69, with 42 seconds left in the game when Jones made a three-point shot.
Stanford came from behind to beat Arizona State 71-70 with a buzzer-beater jump shot by Keefe, and the Cardinal fans went crazy.
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