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Men's Basketball Opens Exhibition Season With Decisive Win Over Marathon Oil
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 10/31/1999

Oct. 31, 1999

STANFORD, Calif. - All-America forward candidate Mark Madsen and Jarron Collins combined for 40 points and 22 rebounds to lead the Stanford basketball team to a 96-61 victory over Marathon Oil in an exhibition game on Sunday at Maples Pavilion.

Madsen tallied 22 points and eight rebounds in 25 minutes of play. Madsen, a senior at 6-foot-9, 240-pounds, hit 7-of-11 shots from the floor, and 8-of-10 from the free throw line. Collins added 18 points and a team-high 14 rebounds. Collins hit 8-of-10 shots from the floor in 26 minutes of play.

Jarron's twin brother, Jason, came off the bench to score ten points and grab nine rebounds in 22 minutes of play.

David Moseley was Stanford's fourth double-digit scorer with 12 points. Moseley, a senior, hit 4-of-6 shots from the floor.

Stanford jumped to a 31-21 advantage in the first half, then extended it to 46-28 on a Jarron Collins dunk with ten seconds left in the first half.

The Cardinal led 47-28 at halftime.

Stanford gradually kept building its lead in the second half, including a 87-52 advantage with 3:49 to play.

Stanford hit 53 percent from the field, and outrebounded Marathon Oil, 42-30.

The Cardinal returns to action on Thursday, November 4, to face Athletes in Action at Maples Pavilion. Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m.

Stanford, ranked high in several pre-season national magazine polls, opens the regular season on Nov. 11 against national power Duke at the Coaches vs Cancer Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The tournament also features 1999 NCAA champion Connecticut, and Iowa.



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