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).
In Boulder on Friday night, the Stanford women’s basketball team defeated Colorado 57-40 to open Pac-12 play with a win. The defeat ended Colorado’s unbeaten start to the season and extended Stanford’s unbeaten streak in the Pac-12 conference to 79 straight games, dating back to a 57-54 loss in Berkeley on Jan. 18, 2009
On Wednesday, the official opening day of the fall signing period, Stanford women’s basketball announced the signing of six recruits to National Letters of Intent for the 2011-2012 season.