STANFORD -- Josh Huestis scored all 13 of his points in the second half to lead Stanford past Utah 68-65 on Thursday night.Josh Owens and Chasson Randle each added 11 points for the Cardinal (14-3, 4-1 Pac-12) in a game featuring former NBA teammates as coaches.Chris Hines scored a career-high 21 points to lead the Utes (4-12, 1-3), who remain winless in eight road games. Josh Watkins added 14 points.
Cedric Martin hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds remaining to bring the Utes within 66-63. Randle answered with a pair of free throws, but Dijon Farr hit a basket to make it 68-65. He missed the ensuing free throw but grabbed his own rebound, and the Utes missed two chances at tying the game in the final seconds.Stanford's Johnny Dawkins and Utah's Larry Krystkowiak, both selected in the 1986 NBA draft, were rookies together with the San Antonio Spurs.
The win pushed Stanford into a Pac 12 first-place tie with the cross-town rival Cal Bears.
The Associated Press contributed to this report