With a 73-40 victory over Michigan at Maples Pavilion on Tuesday, the Stanford women’s basketball team booked its place in the Spokane Regionals next weekend. Senior Joslyn Tinkle hit a career-best five three-pointer in her final game at Maples Pavilion.
Maples Pavilion today will host easily its biggest game this season when the No. 2/2 Connecticut women’s basketball team square up against No. 1/1 Stanford in the Cardinal’s final contest of 2012.
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.
The No. 1 Stanford women’s basketball team returned from a 13-day break for final exams to rout Pacific 78-43 at Maples Pavilion tonight, opening it’s season account with nine straight wins for the fifth time in program history.
For starters, let’s be realistic: the women’s game will not approach the same level of fan passion and interest as the men’s game any time soon, especially when March Madness rolls around. I’m not trying to be sexist or claiming that men’s basketball is somehow intrinsically better than women’s basketball. Auriemma should either quit whining or go where the fans are and coach a men’s team.
Another week of college football is in the books, and the new, penultimate BCS standings of the regular season have been released. The news: wonderful for Stanford. The Cardinal sits at No. 4; that slot ensures that Stanford will receive a guaranteed bid to a BCS bowl game…