The No. 1 seeded Stanford women’s basketball team was forced to leave Seattle a day earlier than expected when it lost to USC in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament. The No. 5 seed, USC, had just upset No. 4 seed Arizona State in the quarterfinals to put itself in a good position to capitalize off of its victory and retain momentum heading into its matchup with the Cardinal — and capitalize it did. USC beat the Cardinal 72-68 in a game that was a battle from the beginning, with seven lead changes and seven tie scores throughout the course of the game.
The No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball team (28-2, 17-1 Pac-12) embarks on its postseason journey today, seeking a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament and its first national championship since 1992, as it takes on Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament.
For the second straight year, senior forward Chiney Ogwumike swept the individual Pac-12 awards, receiving both the Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors. This is her third consecutive defensive award.
The No. 5 Stanford women’s basketball team (28-2, 17-1 Pac-12) closed its regular season in outstanding fashion over the weekend by easily handling both of its Pac-12 foes from the state of Washington at Maples Pavilion. On Thursday, Stanford trumped the Washington Huskies (16-12, 9-8) by a score of 83-60 and continued the domination with an 84-64 victory of the Washington State Cougars (15-15, 9-9) on Saturday.
All student-athletes have their own stories to tell, their own adversities they’ve overcome, their own sets of sacrifices and their own unique experiences that have made all of the hard work worthwhile.
After escaping its Los Angeles trip with two comeback victories, the Stanford women’s basketball team (26-2, 15-1 Pac-12) will welcome the Washington Huskies (16-11, 9-7) to Maples Pavilion on Thursday night in one of its last remaining games of the regular season. Stanford clinched its 14th consecutive Pac-12 title over the weekend, so though the contest won’t mean much in the Pac-12 standings, the Cardinal will be looking to get revenge for its only conference loss of the year.
No. 5 Stanford women’s basketball (26-2, 14-1 Pac-12) clinched a share of its 14th consecutive Pac-12 title on Friday with a 64-59 come-from-behind win against… Continue Reading »