STANFORD, Calif. -- Josh Huestis scored a career-high 18 points, leading Stanford to a 69-51 victory over Alcorn State on Thursday night.
The Braves held an early lead at 9-8 before Stanford put together a 13-2 run and never trailed again, eventually leading by as many as 21.
The Cardinal hurt Alcorn State inside throughout the contest, grabbing 23 offensive rebounds.
Stanford held a 33-21 advantage at halftime despite shooting just under 30 percent. The Cardinal outrebounded Alcorn State 25-15 and forced 10 turnovers in the first half.