St. Thomas grad Sanders plays in Stanford loss
St. Thomas High School graduate Christian Sanders played for Stanford in a 68-60 loss to conference rival UCLA Saturday, Jan. 5, at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, the Stanford website reported.
Stanford is 9-6 on the season and 0-2 in conference play. The Cardinals will play next at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 at home against Washington State.
Sanders is a freshman guard for Stanford University. He is a 2012 graduate of St. Thomas High School in Houston where he was listed as the No. 23-ranked shooting guard by Scout.com and No. 36-ranked shooting guard in ESPNU's 100 national rankings. Sanders ranked as a two-time first-team TAPPS All-State selection after he led St. Thomas High School to a TAPPS 5A State championship as a junior while averaging 16.1 points 4.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. He also garnered district MVP honors along the way and was three-time all-district selection earning third-team all-state accolades as a freshman member of AAU squad Houston Defenders.
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