The No. 6 Stanford women’s basketball team (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12) rolled to two consecutive dominant victories against its Pac-12 rivals from Arizona over the weekend. Coming off of a surprising loss against the Washington Huskies last week, the Cardinal regained focus and bounced back to ensure that the loss had not thrown them off track.
Arizona women’s basketball
After struggling to a win against a tough Arizona State team on Thursday, the Stanford women’s basketball team completed its sweep of the Arizona schools with a 91-51 blowout over Arizona on Saturday.
Many years ago, French botanist Andre Aubreville wrote, “The desert always menaces.” And for the Stanford women’s basketball team, that fact was never truer than on Thursday night.
Their grueling non-conference season may have left the Stanford women scratching their heads at times, but with 2010 over, it’s hard not to argue that the Cardinal is hitting its stride. And with the conference season getting into full gear as it hosts a talented Arizona (11-2, 2-0 Pac-10) team tonight, the timing couldn’t be much better…