Nov 28, 2012; Stanford, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal forward Andy Brown (11) in the second half during a game against the Seattle Redhawks at Maples Pavilion. Stanford won 68-57. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-US PRESSWIRE

Cardinal Host Pioneers at Maples: Game Preview

The Stanford Cardinal (5 – 3) host the Denver Pioneers (1 – 4) today at 2 pm in Maples Pavilion.  The Cardinal are coming off a 68 – 57 home win over Seattle Wednesday, while the Pioneers lost 61 – 50 to Southern Mississippi Tuesday in Hattiesburg.

The leading scorers for the Pioneers are Royce O’Neale (13.4 ppg), Chris Udofia (12.2 ppg), and Chase Hallam (10.2 ppg).  The leading rebounders are Udofia (6.4 rpg) and O’Neale (5.8 rpg).  As a team, Denver is averaging 58.0 ppg and 28.4 rpg.  The Pioneers are shooting 37.6 % from the field, 29.9 % behind the 3-point line, and 74.3% from the free throw line.

Chasson Randle (15.4 ppg) leads a balanced Cardinal scoring attack, followed by Dwight Powell (12.4 ppg), Aaron Bright (9.0 ppg), reserve Andy Brown (8.7 ppg), and Josh Huestis (7.9 ppg).  The leading rebounders are Huestis (7.9 rpg), Powell (7.1 rpg), Randle (3.5 rpg), and Brown (3.4 rpg).  Randle also leads the team in assists with an average of 3.0 per game.  Huestis leads the Cardinal in blocked shots, averaging 3.25 per game, including a career-high 10 against Seattle.

As a team, Stanford averages 69.1 ppg and 38.1 rpg.  The Cardinal are shooting 38.8 % from the field, 27.0 % behind the 3-point line, and 74.0 % from the free throw line.

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