As the Stanford men’s basketball team prepares for its last two games in Maples Pavilion this year, it finds itself in the all-too-familiar position of playing for little more than pride and a meager chance at a magical run.
Trailing 62-60 to the favored Washington Huskies (11-5, 3-0 Pac-12) with just over a minute remaining, the Stanford Cardinal (10-7, 1-3) turned to its hottest… Continue Reading »
Stanford men’s basketball ended its nonconference season with a second consecutive close win on Saturday night, as the Cardinal (9-4, 0-0 Pac-12) survived Lafayette (5-10, 0-0 Patriot League) 65-59 at Maples Pavilion.
On a night that saw Stanford give up its 18-point lead in the first half, a late 3-pointer by a struggling Aaron Bright capped a much-needed road win for the Cardinal.
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The last game the Stanford men’s basketball team played that counted was during NIT Finals in New York’s Madison Square Garden. Seven months after winning that tournament, the Cardinal will open its 2012-13 campaign with another matchup in an NBA venue when it meets San Francisco tonight at Oracle Arena in Oakland.