It gets harder every single year. The end of the school year means it’s time to say goodbye to another class of Stanford student-athletes.
Everything seemed to be going the way of the No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball team to start the regional semi-final game of the NCAA Tournament against No. 14 Georgia.
The Card (33-3, 17-1 Pac-12 ) started the game 9-0 and midway through the first half of the Sweet Sixteen, Georgia (28-6, 12-4 SEC) was still only 3-16 shooting from the field and trailing 11-4. National Player of the Year candidate Chiney Ogwumike was leading all scorers with eight points, shooting a perfect 4-4, while the rest of her team shot just 3-13.
This evening in Spokane, Wash., the Stanford women’s basketball will face Georgia in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. Joining them in the Evergreen State, both the Pac-12 Conference and SEC will be doubly represented, with California and LSU due to face off on the same hardwood two-and-a-half hours later.
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.
The No.1 seed Card (31-2, 17-1) turns its attention to the greater task at hand: The Big Dance. This year marks the programs 26th straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Sunday’s game against no.16 seed Tulsa is the start of Stanford’s journey to a sixth consecutive Final Four. The Card would become the only school in Tournament history to achieve that.
No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball is one step closer to winning its seventh consecutive Pac 12 Tournament title and one step closer to earning a number one seed in the NCAA tournament as it took down Washington State 79-60. The Card (29-2, 17-1) will advance to the semi finals of the Pac 12 Tournament and go up against Colorado.
No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball starts Pac-12 tournament play tonight against Washington State sitting in the top seed position, having just won the regular-season Pac-12… Continue Reading »