STANFORD — Curtis Borchardt had 25 points and 14 rebounds as No. 12 Stanford shook off the rust of a two-week layoff to defeat Long Beach State, 94-77, in a men's basketball game Saturday night.
Casey Jacobsen scored 23 points for Stanford, which hadn't played since an 83-75 overtime loss to Texas on Dec. 1.
Tony Darden scored 21 points for the 49ers (3-6), who dropped their second in a row to a Pacific 10 Conference school and fourth overall.
Travis Reed scored 14 points and Ron Johnson had 12 for Long Beach, which is 0-4 on the road.
Stanford (4-1) improved 36-1 at home against nonconference opponents in the last six seasons.
The Cardinal won its 21st in a row against a Big West opponent, dating to the 1977-78 season.
After the 49ers pulled within 47-46 early in the second half, Stanford scored 10 consecutive points for a 57-46 lead with 16:38 left.
Borchardt, who has four double-doubles in five games, made one of his three blocks to set up an easy basket for Justin Davis for the final two points of the run.