The No.1 seed Card (31-2, 17-1) turns its attention to the greater task at hand: The Big Dance. This year marks the programs 26th straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Sunday’s game against no.16 seed Tulsa is the start of Stanford’s journey to a sixth consecutive Final Four. The Card would become the only school in Tournament history to achieve that.
With star junior Chiney Ogwumike having the worst scoring game of her career in Sunday’s Pac-12 Championship game, sophomore point guard Amber Orrange stepped up against No. 14 UCLA to overcome a seven-point deficit and lead the Cardinal to a thrilling 51-49 victory.
With Saturday night’s 61-47 win over Colorado, the No.4 Stanford women’s basketball team advanced to the finals of the Pac 12 Tournament with the opportunity to bring its seventh consecutive Tournament title back to The Farm.
Junior forward Chiney Ogwumike had another record breaking performance with her 25 points, 19 rebounds and three blocks. Her two game total of 40 rebounds is a Tournament record. Her 48 total points against Washington State and Colorado also makes her the Tournament scoring leader going into tomorrow’s championship game.
No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball is one step closer to winning its seventh consecutive Pac 12 Tournament title and one step closer to earning a number one seed in the NCAA tournament as it took down Washington State 79-60. The Card (29-2, 17-1) will advance to the semi finals of the Pac 12 Tournament and go up against Colorado.
No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball starts Pac-12 tournament play tonight against Washington State sitting in the top seed position, having just won the regular-season Pac-12… Continue Reading »
Junior forward Chiney Ogwumike became the first player in conference history to earn both Pac-12 Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors. It is her second consecutive Defensive honor and first Player of the Year recognition, keeping it within the Ogwumike family, as her sister Nnemkadi Ogwumike ’12 won it the past two seasons.
The Stanford women’s basketball team finished off another successful regular season on Saturday, defeating Washington State 72-50 and winning its 13th-straight conference title. Cross-Bay rival California then defeated Washington 73-60 to ensure that the Card must share the title this season.