Local Teams

National Basketball Association
Alabama 66, Stanford 54
When: 12:00 PM ET, Saturday, March 23, 2013
Where: Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Officials: # Chuck Jones, # Nathan Quick, # Frank Raposo
Attendance: 6148

Alabama 66, Stanford 54: Sophomore guard Levi Randolph led all scorers with 16 points and grabbed six rebounds as the host Crimson Tide eliminated the defending champion Cardinal in the second round of the NIT at Tuscaloosa, Ala.

No. 1 seed Alabama (23-12), which advanced to play Maryland in the quarterfinals, also received 14 points from reserve freshman guard Retin Obasohan. Junior guard Trevor Releford and sophomore forward Nick Jacobs scored 10 apiece.

Sophomore guard Chasson Randle led fourth-seeded Stanford (19-15) with 11 points. Junior guard Robbie Lemons added 10 and junior forward Josh Huestis tallied nine points and eight boards.

After Randle knocked down a 3-pointer for the game's first points, the Cardinal wouldn't lead again. Stanford shot 25 percent in the first half, falling behind 32-24 by intermission.

With 13:10 to go in the game, the Cardinal cut the deficit to four, but an 8-2 run by Alabama pushed the lead to double digits.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Alabama leads the all-time series with Stanford 3-0. … The Crimson Tide have now won 12 straight at home. … Alabama shot 22-of-26 from the free-throw line, including 8-of-8 by Obasohan.

Top Game Performances
Stanford   Alabama
Chasson Randle 11 Scoring Levi Randolph 16
Aaron Bright 3 Assists Rodney Cooper 2
Josh Huestis 8 Rebounds Devonta Pollard 8
Josh Huestis 3 Free Throws Made Retin Obasohan 8
Dwight Powell 2 Steals Levi Randolph 2
Josh Huestis 3 Blocks Moussa Gueye 1
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Stanford 54 31.0 10-29 8-9 11 32 5 4 14
Alabama 66 38.5 4-12 22-26 9 38 4 8 12