The Cardinal led by as many 21 points, and Washington really was never in this one after the opening minutes.
The Huskies can’t afford many more losses this season, and certainly not at home. And things may be only marginally easier Saturday, given Cal’s upset of Washington State tonight in Pullman.
Star of the game: Stanford sophomore forward Brook Lopez scored a career-high 31 points. He also had 13 rebounds, three blocks, three assists and a steal.
Key stats: Washington shot 28.8 percent from the field, the lowest percentage of the season. … The…