Stanford @ No. 9 Baylor
Current Records: Stanford 3-1; Baylor 3-0
What to Know
The Stanford Cardinal have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. They will take on the #9 Baylor Bears at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday at Ferrell Center. Both teams come into the game bolstered by wins in their previous games.
The Cardinal had enough points to win and then some against the Valparaiso Brown and Gold on Wednesday, taking their matchup 74-60.
Meanwhile, if there were any doubts why Baylor was a heavy favorite Wednesday, the team quickly laid those doubts to rest. They steamrolled past the Cent. Arkansas Bears 92-47 at home. Baylor relied on the efforts of guard James Akinjo, who dropped a double-double on 18 points and ten dimes in addition to six rebounds, and guard LJ Cryer, who had 20 points and six assists.
Stanford is now 3-1 while Baylor sits at 3-0. Two defensive stats to keep an eye on: Stanford has allowed their opponents to shoot 47.10% from the floor on average, which is the 38th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. Baylor’s defense has more to brag about, as they they come into the contest boasting the 25th fewest points allowed per game in college basketball at 55.7.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 1 p.m. ET
- Where: Ferrell Center — Waco, Texas
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.