St. Thomas grad Sanders plays in Stanford loss
St. Thomas High School graduate Christian Sanders scored six points in Stanford University's 77-66 loss to conference rival University of Oregon on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore., the Stanford website reported.
The Stanford University freshman guard also recorded one assist for the Cardinals, who are 16-12 on the season and 7-8 in the Pacific-12 Conference.
Stanford's next game is 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at home against the University of Colorado.
Sanders 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. Sanders is from Houston and is the son of Brad and Linda Sanders.
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