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Stanford men’s basketball might have missed out on the midnight train to Georgia (the Final Four is in Atlanta), but the Cardinal will open the defense of its National Invitational Tournament title on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. at home against Stephen F. Austin.
Stanford men’s basketball team has known for several weeks that the only path to the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2008 was winning four games in four days to earn an automatic berth at the Pac-12 Tournament. The Cardinal didn’t get past Day One, losing a thrilling overtime game against Arizona State 89-88 on Wednesday afternoon at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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Stanford men’s basketball started the season by winning four games in a row, and it will have to repeat that win streak again in order to keep the season alive. The Cardinal travels to Las Vegas this week for the Pac-12 Tournament, where it will face Arizona State in the first round on Wednesday. To bring home the title and receive the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, Stanford needs to win four games in four days, with the championship game scheduled for Saturday night.
Stanford men’s basketball received recognition Monday by the Pac 12 as juniors Dwight Powell and Josh Huestis receive All Pac 12 honors. Dwight Powell was a First Team selection and won Most Improved Player of the Year.