There are some games where records just don’t matter. Tournament seeding, March Madness implications, momentum swings—you name it, but none of it matters. These are rivalry games, and when the Stanford Cardinal rolls into Berkeley to take on the California Golden Bears, all bets are off.
Dwight Powell’s game-tying dunk attempt came a split-second too late as Stanford men’s basketball dropped a close Pac-12 matchup at home against Colorado, 63-65.
UCLA rode into Maples Pavilion on Saturday afternoon with the Pac-12’s highest scoring offense, and Stanford’s defense was barely even a speed bump in the… Continue Reading »
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M. Basketball: Stanford falls flat against Colorado, loses four out of its last six conference games
Coming off a big win over conference rival California, the Stanford men’s basketball team (11-8, 2-4 Pac-12) wanted to prove to the entire Pac-12 that they are a force to be reckoned with. A win against Colorado (13-6, 3-4 Pac-12), which came within a controversial buzzer-beating three-pointer of upsetting No. 6 Arizona, would have done just that. Shooting 31% from the floor, being outrebounded 48-30 and losing 75-54 was certainly not the way to get it done.
The Stanford men’s basketball team has picked an inopportune time to go ice cold shooting the basketball, as a strong defensive effort in the second half had the Cardinal thinking upset before losing a second-straight Pac-12 game on the road at UCLA Saturday, 68-60.