Chasson Randle scored 27 of his 30 points in the first half to lead the No. 7 seed Stanford Cardinal to a 85-65 win over the No. 10 Arizona State Sun Devils in the first round of the 2012 Pac-12 Tournament at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Stanford (21-10) will face their longtime rivals, the No. 2 seed California Bears in the quarterfinals on Friday night at 6 p.m. PST.
Aaron Bright added 11 points and Jarrett Mann had 10 points for the Cardinal, who shot 47.3% from the field during the game and made 10 of 19 shots from three-point range. The 27 points in the first half for Randle were a Pac-12 Tournament record.
Other scores: No. 5 UCLA 55, No. 12 USC 40; No. 9 OSU 69, No. 8 WSU 64
The Cardinal led 50-30 at halftime and never looked back. Arizona State (10-21) shot just 41.7% from the field on the night, and were led by Chanse Creekmur with 13 points. Stanford beat Arizona State in both matchups this season.
Click here for the full schedule and tournament bracket. For more on the Stanford Cardinal, head over to Rule of Tree. For more on the Sun Devils, head to House of Sparky.