Stanford Women’s basketball (13-8, 7-2 Pac-12) won big versus No. 25 Arizona State (14-7, 5-4) on Friday in Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal, after losing to the Sun Devils by seven points two weeks ago, came out hungry for redemption. Behind senior captain McPhee’s 24 points and junior point guard Marta Sniezek’s 13 points and six assists, Stanford crushed Arizona State 74-50.
The Cardinal nearly broke its 16-game losing streak to Arizona on Saturday afternoon, when senior guard Dorian Pickens’ game-winning three pointer just missed its mark. Stanford men’s basketball (11-9, 5-2 Pac-12), coming off a five-game winning streak, lost 73-71 to No. 14 Arizona (16-4, 6-1).
Stanford women’s basketball (9-7, 3-1 Pac-12) will play Washington State (8-8, 1-3) and Washington (6-9, 0-4) in Maples Pavilion this weekend.
As the Cardinal head home for a five-game stretch in which they will open their conference schedule, Ellie Chen, Gregory Block, and Laura Anderson discuss the team’s season start.
Ellie Chen and Alexandre Bucquet discuss the team’s performance in the Play4Kay challenge last week.
No. 16 Stanford women’s basketball (4-3) will stay on the road this week as it gets ready to face University of San Francisco (2-3) on Wednesday.
No. 14 Stanford Women’s basketball (2-2) beat UC Riverside (0-3) 53-43 on Friday Nov 17 and CSU Bakersfield (1-3) 57-34 on Sunday Nov 19 to remain undefeated (2-0) in Maples Pavilion. Different players continue to step up big for the Cardinal, with sophomores Dijoinai Carrington and Alexa Romano having career nights versus UCR and CSUB respectively. The Cardinal donned turquoise uniforms to honor Native American Heritage month versus CSUB.
No. 10 Stanford women’s basketball beat UCSD 60-46 on Saturday Nov 4 in their exhibition season opener. Sisters Tara and Heidi VanDerveer coached against each other for the third time in four years as 2523 loyal fans excitedly returned to Maples Pavilion.