Stanford vs. Utah: Full Game Preview
|Stanford||D Powell 14.7||J Huestis 9.0||A Bright 2.8|
|Utah||J Loveridge 12.7||J Loveridge 7.4||J DuBois 3.2|
On Sunday, Stanford travels to Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on Utah. It gets started at 9:00 EST and you can see it on Pac-12 Network. The Cardinal are 1-1 against the Utes over the last four years. They fell 58-57 on 2/25/2012, the last time they met.
Stanford is in 9th place in the conference, Utah is in 12th place.
In their last outing, despite 15 points and 6 rebounds from Chasson Randle, the Cardinal fell to Colorado 75-54 on January 24th. He is averaging 13.6 points per game and leads the team in steals with 1.5 per game. For the Utes, Jason Washburn put up 14 points and 7 rebounds in the 62-57 loss to California on January 24th. He is averaging 11.2 points per game in addition to a team-best 1.7 blocks per game.
- The Stanford basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Utah (80% vs 67%).
- Even computers respect Stanford more. We have a better RPI this season than Utah (RPI: #61 vs #126).
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Stanford currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (989 to 974) than Utah, per the NCAA.
- Stanford has more Top 50 Director's Cup finishes than Utah (18 vs 1)
- Stanford has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.571 to 0.468).
- The Stanford assist leader (Chasson Randle) has more assists than the Utah assist leader (Jarred DuBois).
- Josh Huestis is ranked 37th nationally in rebounds and 22nd nationally in blocks.
- The Stanford blocks leader (Josh Huestis) has more blocks than the Utah blocks leader (Jason Washburn).
- The Stanford scoring leader (Dwight Powell) has more points than the Utah scoring leader (Jordan Loveridge).
- Dwight Powell is ranked 9th in the Pac 12 in rebounds.