For the first time in nearly a decade the NCAA has agreed to allow schools to host the NCAA tournament regionals with the intention being to noticeably increase game attendance.
The first time I watched Jason Collins ‘01 play basketball, I was four. Fifteen years later, I can’t say that I remember what his shot… Continue Reading »
Arlene Rusche has dinner reservations, but since this is the last home game of the season for the Stanford women’s basketball team, the cheerful woman in Cardinal attire isn’t leaving Maples Pavilion until the very end of the post-game festivities. Rusche is one of many fans in the arena who has held season tickets for over 20 years, providing an unusually strong fan base for the Stanford women’s basketball team.
Dwight Powell’s game-tying dunk attempt came a split-second too late as Stanford men’s basketball dropped a close Pac-12 matchup at home against Colorado, 63-65.
Maybe it was the announcing team of Brent Musberger and Bill Walton. Perhaps it was the rowdy student section overfilled with frats and sororities that… Continue Reading »
Flying high after throttling Utah on Sunday evening, the men’s basketball team faces its most important game of the season to date tonight as the Card welcomes No. 10 Oregon to Maples Pavilion. Recent history is not in Stanford’s favor. You have to go back to January of 2011 to find Stanford’s last win over a ranked opponent, an upset of then-No. 17 Washington, and the Card has lost four games in a row against top-25 teams. The last time Stanford beat a top-10 team was 2008, and the last home upset of a top-10 team came in 2007.
With a definitive 65-44 rout over Utah on Friday night, and an exciting 69-56 win against No. 20 Colorado on Sunday night, No. 6 Stanford women’s basketball (19-2, 8-1) ends its five-game homestand on a high note