Stanford Holds Off UCLA

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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Josh Childress scored 18 points as Stanford held off UCLA 52-51 Thursday night.

Rob Little added 12 points as the Cardinal (13-5, 4-2 in the Pac-10) beat UCLA at home for the first time in four years. They won their fourth in five games overall.

Jason Kapono scored 13 points to lead the Bruins (4-10, 2-4), who lost five straight for the first time in 55 years.

Stanford missed a shot with 16 seconds left but UCLA, which outscored the Cardinal 7-1 in the final six minutes, missed three shots in the final seven seconds.

The Bruins, who won their two previous conference road games, were coming off their worst ever loss at Pauley Pavilion, an 87-52 decision to top-ranked Arizona on Saturday.

UCLA last suffered a five-game losing streak during the 1947-48 season, the year before John Wooden took over.

UCLA won its last three games at Maples, twice when Stanford was ranked No. 1 in the nation.

Bruins' sophomore forward Andre Patterson, the team's leading rebounder, rolled his left ankle in the game's first two minutes and did not return.

Stanford played without junior forward Justin Davis, out with a strained left knee ligament, for the fifth straight game.

Freshman guard Jason Haas hit a 3-pointer with 8:37 remaining to play to highlight a 19-5 run that gave Stanford a 48-40 advantage.

The Bruins didn't quit though, remaining within striking distance the rest of the way. Dijon Thompson made a pair of free throws to bring UCLA within 51-49 with 3:16 left.

T.J. Cummings brought the Bruins within 52-51 with 45 seconds remaining after a follow shot.

Neither team shot well in the opening minutes. Stanford missed nine of its first 12 shots while the Bruins missed 10 of their first 12.

Dan Grunfeld hit a 3-pointer with 7:06 remaining in the first half to give the Cardinal a 20-11 lead but Thompson scored six points in the final 2:18 of the half to lead a Bruins surge that tied it by halftime at 29.

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