No. 1 Arizona 60, Stanford 57 - A chronological story through GIFs and tweets.
Stanford raced to a 9-2 lead.
Behind five points from Dwight Powell, Stanford took a 9-2 lead to the first media timeout. The Cardinal defense started strong, as Janie McCauley pointed out...
Arizona stormed back
Arizona rallied, as any No. 1 would, and went on a 16-5 run over the next 6:16. The defense remained but the offense went cold...
18-14 Arizona with 9:20 left in the half after a Gordon bank shot and a Nick Johnson contested 3. Card need to find some answers on O.— Stanford Daily Sport (@StanfordSports) January 30, 2014
But Stanford battled...
Arizona and Stanford battling. Wildcats lead 21-19 with 6:35 left in the 1st half. STAN— ESPN College BBall (@ESPNCBB) January 30, 2014
...and regained the lead.
Marcus Allen hit the jumper above and Chasson Randle followed with a layup to give the Cardinal a 23-22 advantage with 4:55 left in the half.
...and regained the lead...again.
Anthony Brown sent the team to the lockerroom with this runner. Halftime score: Stanford 31, No. 1 Arizona 30.
The second half began with a bang.
Or more like a swat.
Randle made it a five-point lead.
A big three from Chasson Randle with 15:50 left gave the Cardinal its biggest lead since the 15:13 mark of the first half. The crowd was rocking, both in noise and tweets...
Maples Pavilion is electric. 6th Man is in full force. Best environment I've been a part of— Shawn Tuteja (@stuteja) January 30, 2014
Stanford led for the next 10:31.
And the Cardinal's confidence remained...
ITS FOCUS AND FINISH TIME BABY— Shayne Skov (@ShayneSkov11) January 30, 2014
The game remained locked.
This game has been scoreless for nearly three minutes. Every possession counts. 53-53 with 3:46 remaining.— Stanford Men's Hoops (@stanfordbball) January 30, 2014
In more than one way...
This game is dead even in about every statistical category.— Stanford Men's Hoops (@stanfordbball) January 30, 2014
Powell tied it again.
Johnson with a huge trey after an offensive rebound to give UA 58-55 lead with 45 seconds to go— Jesse Geleynse (@GFTribJGeleynse) January 30, 2014
A chance to even it.
25 seconds remaining. Down 3. Stanford ball. Facing No. 1 Arizona. Who loves college basketball?— Stanford Men's Hoops (@stanfordbball) January 30, 2014
Came up empty. But...
Free throws. Arizona, trying to close out, isn't particularly good at them. 66.5 on the season, 61.5 tonight.— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) January 30, 2014
And at the buzzer...
Men's basketball: Cardinal give No. 1 Arizona a scare but lost 60-57 http://t.co/uuQVZ0mcez— Tom FitzGerald (@tomgfitzgerald) January 30, 2014
Arizona survives…21-0.— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) January 30, 2014
No. 1 Arizona uses big triple late in game to edge Stanford, 60-57. Congrats, Cats. 6th Man was great tonight; thanks for the energy!— Stanford Athletics (@GoStanford) January 30, 2014
Wow, @stanfordbball may not have won tonight but boy did they fight until the very end. So proud and excited for the rest of the season!— Rebecca Wing (@beckywing92) January 30, 2014