UCLA edges Stanford in double OT

Kevon Looney scored 27 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as the UCLA Bruins defeated the Stanford Cardinal, 86-81, in double overtime in a Pac-12 Conference showdown at Pauley Pavilion.

Tony parker added 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Bruins (9-7, 1-2), while Bryce Alford contributed 15 points. Norman Powell had 12 points and Isaac Hamilton chipped in with 10 points as the Bruins ended a five game losing streak.


As for the Cardinal (10-4, 2-1), Chasson Randle scored 32 points and Anthony Brown added 21 points and eight boards. Rosco Allen contributed 14 points and seven rebounds, while Stefan Nastic chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds.

In the first half, the Bruins connected on 47.8 percent of their shots, but the Cardinal converted on 6-of-12 from 3-point range and took a 37-32 lead into the break.

In the second half, Stanford connected on 60 percent of its shots from beyond the arc, while UCLA converted on 40 percent from distance. Neither team scored in the last 1:52 of regulation as the game went into overtime tied at 66-66.

Alford's 3-pointer with six seconds left to play in the first overtime gave UCLA a one-point lead. Randle made one free throw in the waning seconds to push the game into the second overtime with the team's tied at 76-76.


In the second overtime, UCLA ended the game on an 8-2 run, and outscored the Cardinal in the period, 10-5, to nab the home victory.

UCLA held a 32-12 advantage in points in the paint, and owned a 24-14 scoring advantage from the free-throw line in the win. The Bruins also outrebounded the Cardinal, 51-42.


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