Following its successful sweep in the desert of Arizona and No. 14 Arizona State last weekend, No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball will welcome two familiar in-state foes to its home court this weekend, as Stanford’s two conference Southern California foes — the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans — will come to Maples this weekend to take on the Cardinal Friday and Monday, respectively.
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.
Over Presidents’ Day weekend, the Stanford women’s basketball swept both Los Angeles schools on the road, first defeating USC 79-55 on Friday night and then… Continue Reading »
The Stanford women’s basketball team returned to the top of the Pac-12 conference table with a 75-49 rout of UCLA on Friday night. It now lies in a four-way tie with California, USC and the Bruins, all with a record of 4-1.
The No. 6/6 Card (15-2, 4-1 Pac-12) now joins the No. 7/7 Golden Bears (14-2, 4-1 Pac-12), the No. 14/15 Bruins (13-3, 4-1 Pac-12) and the Trojans (7-9, 4-1 Pac-12) in a four-way tie for top spot.
The Stanford women’s basketball team heads into weekend play ranked third in the Pac-12, the first time in seven seasons that the Card fail to lead the conference, after Cal broke its 81-game conference winning streak on Tuesday. A lot of weight is being placed on these two upcoming games as the Card (14-2, 3-1 Pac-12) looks to redeem itself against the only teams left undefeated in the conference — UCLA (13-2, 4-0) and USC (7-8, 4-0).