Anthony Brown had 21 points and 11 rebounds, and Jeremy Green scored 22 points to help Stanford to a 77-66 nonconference victory over independent Seattle on Tuesday night in Stanford, Calif.
Josh Owens added 13 points and six rebounds for the Cardinal, which nearly let a 16-point second-half lead slip away in the final moments before holding on for their second straight win.
Brown, a freshman, went 7-for-11 from the floor in recording his first double-double for Stanford (15-14).
Cervante Burrell and Alex Jones scored 15 points apiece for the Redhawks (11-18), who have lost six of their last nine under second-year coach Cameron Dollar.
Aaron Broussard had 13 points, and Sterling Carter added 12 for Seattle. Chad Rasmussen, who made eight 3-pointers Saturday against Cal State Bakersfield, was held to five points.
Stanford shot better than 58 percent for the second straight game. Green, the Cardinal’s leading scorer, made his first seven shots.
After going 11-for-22 in the first half, Stanford made its first nine attempts after halftime and built a 56-40 lead on Green’s third 3-pointer with 11:15 left.
Burrell nearly brought the Redhawks back, scoring eight points over the final 91/2 minutes, including an acrobatic scoop shot under the basket that made it 67-61 with three minutes left.
Seattle couldn’t get any closer as Green, Brown and Aaron Bright combined to make 10 free throws down the stretch for Stanford.
No. 1 Ohio State 82, at Penn State 61: Jon Diebler had career highs of 30 points and 10 3-pointers as the Buckeyes (28-2, 15-2) routed the Nittany Lions (15-13, 8-9) to clinch at least a share of the Big Ten title for the fourth time in six seasons. Diebler’s 10 3s set a school record and tied the conference record.
At No. 6 Purdue 75, Illinois 67: In a fitting display for their final home game, seniors JaJuan Johnson scored 23 points and E’Twaun Moore added 18 as the Boilermakers (25-5, 14-3 Big Ten) rallied to defeat the Illini (18-12, 8-9).
No. 9 San Diego State 85, at Wyoming 58: Malcolm Thomas and Brian Carlwell scored 15 points each, and the Aztecs (28-2, 13-2 Mountain West) routed the Cowboys (10-19, 3-12).
Third-ranked BYU dismissed starting 6-foot-9 forward Brandon Davies from the team for the remainder of the season for a violation of the school’s honor code.