STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Bright scored 16 points, one of five players to reach double figures, and Stanford opened the season with a 91-52 victory over Central Arkansas on Friday night.
Freshman guard Chasson Randle scored 15 points, Anthony Brown and Josh Owens each added 13 and Gabe Harris had 12 for the Cardinal, who won their 22nd of the last 24 season openers.
Mark Rutledge scored 16 points to pace the Bears. LaQuentin Miles added 14.
The Cardinal played without sophomore forward Dwight Powell, who sprained an ankle during practice Wednesday.
Stanford took an early lead and never let up against the Bears
The Bears were limited to just under 21 percent from the floor in the first 20 minutes.
Stanford, which made 14 of its final 17 shots in the half, took a 51-18 lead into the intermission.