The Stanford men’s basketball team returns to campus tonight to face Washington State at Maples Pavilion. The contest opens a three-game homestand that will also… Continue Reading »
Washington State men’s basketball
After a 15-3 start, the Stanford men’s basketball team appeared to have stepped up into the top tier of the Pac-12, and all signs pointed toward a fight to make the NCAA Tournament. Two games later, and there are suddenly questions of whether the Cardinal has even improved very much since head coach Johnny Dawkins’ first year on the Farm.
With Josh Owens hitting all of his shots as Washington State struggled to score at all, Stanford’s men’s basketball team appeared to be on its way to its fourth win in a row. But the Cougars heated up just as the Cardinal went ice-cold and Stanford’s 13-point lead evaporated in the second half of an 81-69 upset loss on Thursday night.
Now in the heat of conference play, the Stanford men’s basketball team faces its toughest test thus far as it prepares to take on No. 18 Washington (12-3, 4-0 Pac-10) tonight at Maples Pavilion. The matchup marks the Cardinal’s first meeting with a top-25 opponent in the 2010-11 season…