Tyrell Terry scored 24 career points and Stanford, a Pac-12 leader, defeated UCLA 74-59 on Wednesday night for the Cardinal’s first victory at the Pauley Pavilion since 2004-05.
Stanford (15-2, 4-0 Pac-12) has won three in a row and eight of nine. The Cardinal is the only undefeated team in the league game and has a 4-0 start for the first time since 2003-04.
Freshman Spencer Jones added 14 points for Stanford, who was playing his first Pac-12 road game of the season.
Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 15 points and Jalen Hill added 14 with 12 rebounds for the Bruins (8-9, 1-3), who are mired in their second three-game skid of the season. They had won 13 consecutive home games against the Cardinal since 2005-06.
UCLA closed inside one at the beginning of the second half on a Jaquez tray. But the Bruins did not approach.
Stanford launched a 12-2 run, including seven straight, to climb 50-39. Hill’s offensive foul returned the ball to the Cardinal and UCLA coach Mick Cronin shook his head and smiled.
Oscar da Silva of Stanford remained at six points with four fouls. He averaged a team of 16.5.
Cronin was summoned for a technical final in the game that led to two free throws from Terry. Cardinal’s freshman scored 13 consecutive points, topped by a triple that beat the pitching clock and extended Stanford’s lead to 71-52.
The Cardinal ran to an 18-9 lead to open the game, making 7 of 10 field goals, while the Bruins missed seven of their first 10.
But UCLA changed things quickly, gathering 9-0 and 11-0 races to take their first lead, 29-22. The Bruins scored six consecutive field goals during a 20-4 start leg in which they scored seven different players. David Singleton had five points.
Stanford regrouped and beat UCLA 11-2 to finish half leading 33-31.