Anahaeim, CA (Sports Network) – Jeremy Green scored 19 points to lead four players in double figures as the Stanford Cardinal bested the DePaul Blue Demons, 81-74, in overtime in the final round of the 76 Classic.
Anthony Brown scored 14 points for the Cardinal (4-2), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Dwight Powell provided 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Jack Trotter posted 11 points and seven boards. Josh Owen grabbed eight caroms. Jimmy Drew’s season-high 17 points paced the Blue Demons (1-4), who have lost four in a row. Brandon Young added 15 points and Mike Stovall 11. Tony Freeland provided 10 points, while Krys Farber finished with eight rebounds.
Stanford took a 36-34 halftime lead after shooting 52.2 percent from the floor in the first half. Stanford led by five early in the second half, but the game was tied nine times in the final 20 minutes of regulation. Freeland missed a jumper with :28 left in regulation that could have put the Blue Demons in front. The game was tied at 67 at the end of regulation.
Stanford scored the first four points in overtime before Young converted a traditional three-point play to make it a one-point game with 2:31 left. The Cardinal responded by scoring six straight points to extend their lead to seven with :59 left. Stanford enjoyed a 40-24 rebounding edge.