On the heels of earning Naismith Trophy finalist honors, junior forward Chiney Ogwumike was named a 2013 Associated Press First Team All-American on Tuesday. Chiney and her older sister, Nneka Ogwumike ’12, became the first sister pair to earn AP First Team All-American distinctions.
BRIEFS: Ogwumike named to Wooden Award Midseason Top 20, Penev wins second-straight Gymnast of the Week honors
Women’s basketball’s junior forward Chiney Ogwumike named to John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20, Men’s senior gymnast Eddie Penev wins second-straight Gymnast of the Week honors.
Living up to its brand-new No. 1 ranking, the Stanford women’s basketball team routed Long Beach State 77-41 at Maples Pavilion yesterday. The win capped a perfect Thanksgiving break for the team, which also swept Baylor, Hawai’i and Tennessee-Martin a week ago to win the Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic and take the top-spot in the rankings from the Bears.
As Pac-12 Player of the Week Chiney Ogwumike put it, Stanford’s narrow victory over Fresno State last Friday night was a “gut check” for the women’s basketball team, a test that hopefully helped to prepare the Cardinal for the much tougher competition it faces tonight against No. 1 Baylor.
W. Basketball: Stanford loses in Final Four for fifth straight season, falls short against Griner and Baylor
Five straight Aprils, five straight heartbreaks. Last night, the No. 1 Baylor women’s basketball team defeated No. 2 Stanford 59-47 in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament in Denver.