STANFORD, Calif. – Ian Clark scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Belmont past Stanford 70-62 Sunday night.
Kerron Johnson added 14 points as the Bruins (3-0) allowed a 14-point lead to disappear before Clark hit a 3-pointer with just under six minutes to play. Blake Jenkins had 11 points. Trevor Noack had 10 points.
Christian Sanders and Stefan Nastic each scored 11 points to lead the Cardinal (3-1), who had an eight-game winning streak, dating to last year, snapped. Chasson Randle added 10 points, and Josh Huestis recorded a career-high 13 rebounds.
Stanford missed its first 12 3-point attempts before Sanders nailed a long-range shot with 12 minutes remaining to play, breathing new life into the Cardinal.
Andy Brown sank a pair of free throws with 8:24 left to put Stanford ahead at 49-48, erasing a 14-point, second-half deficit. The Bruins built a 41-27 advantage less than two minutes into the second half.
Belmont led 33-25 at halftime.