The No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball team will play host to Arizona tonight at Maples Pavilion. It will be the only scheduled meeting between the two teams this season and marks the first time that Arizona has visited the Farm in over two years.
The Card finished out 2012 and non-conference play in front of a sold-out crowd, but was unable to deliver a win, falling to UConn 61-35.
With a 73-60 win over Tennessee in Knoxville, the Stanford women’s basketball team closed out a successful two-game visit to the East Coast on Saturday. The road trip cemented the team’s position at the top of the national rankings, with wins over the No. 10 and No. 21 schools, Tennessee and South Carolina, respectively.
As one of the top programs in the country, Stanford women’s basketball was expected to take care of business when taking on Div. II Corban University, but Thursday night’s matchup at Maples Pavilion might have been comparable to the WNBA Sparks playing Palo Alto High as Stanford took its first exhibition game of the season 117-33.
The Stanford women’s basketball team took the first step on the road to a Pac-12 conference tournament championship last night, defeating Washington 76-57. Senior All-American Nnemkadi Ogwumike led the Cardinal with 18 points, while her younger sister Chiney added 16 points and 11 rebounds. The Ogwumikes were joined in double figures by freshman Bonnie Samuelson, who nailed a trio of three-pointers and tallied 11 points.
At Maples Pavilion last night, Stanford finished off the home schedule of the 2011-12 season, defeating nonconference opponent Seattle University 76-52 and extending its unblemished record at home to five straight seasons and 79 games.
The No. 2 Stanford women’s basketball team will look to close out a perfect home campaign when it hosts Seattle University tonight at Maples Pavilion