EVANSTON, Ill. Josh Huestis tied a career high with 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Aaron Bright hit the go-ahead three-pointer, and Stanford came away with a wild 70-68 victory over Northwestern on Friday.
Junior guard Robbie Lemons (Sacramento Country Day School) made his first career start for Stanford and had 12 points (4 of 8 from three-point range) and four rebounds.
The Cardinal (8-4) built an 18-point lead in the first half and took a four-point advantage to the locker room after Northwestern (8-4) pulled within one. But Stanford prevailed down the stretch, ending a rough week on a positive note.
It included a loss at North Carolina State and the news that prized prospect Jabari Parker chose Duke after tabbing Stanford as one of his five finalists.
No. 6 Indiana 88, Florida Atlantic 52 in Bloomington, Ind. Cody Zeller had 24 points and six rebounds, leading four Indiana players in double figures, and the Hoosiers (11-1) routed the Owls (5-7).
Texas The NCAA suspended point guard Myck Kabongo, a possible first-round draft pick next year, for 23 games for accepting impermissible benefits and providing false statements during an investigation into the infractions.
No. 8 Cal 88, No. 19 Kansas 79 in Berkeley Layshia Clarendon, one of five Cal players in double figures, scored a season-high 28 points as the Bears (9-1) beat the Jayhawks (9-2).