Last year, Stanford leaned heavily on the frontcourt for offensive production, and though the offense will look different this year, the forwards and centers will still be a critical part of Stanford’s game plan on both ends of the court. The Cardinal return preseason All-Pac-12 First Team selection Reid Travis and a host of other veteran contributors, while also introducing a talented group of newcomers.
Stanford’s practice on Wednesday night ended with the temperature under 60 degrees, and most coaches were wearing jackets or sweatshirts. On Saturday against Washington State in Pullman, the temperature will be about half that, as the high is forecasted to be 36 degrees with some snow possible. Cardinal coaches and players addressed the added degree of difficulty and what they must do to adjust to the weather after practice.
No. 20 Stanford football is on a four-game winning streak and leads the Pac-12 North. The Cardinal are coming off a bye-week and play Oregon State on Thursday at 6 p.m. in Corvallis, Oregon. The Daily’s King Jemison, Alejandro Salinas and Ariana Rollins discuss the Beavers’ running game, Bryce Love’s potential production and Oregon State’s coaching change.
Stanford football moves up in the rankings to 22 after defeating Oregon 49-7 last Saturday night. Star junior running back Bryce Love suffered an injury in the second half but he will have time to heal because the Cardinal are on a bye-week. Alex Bhatt and King Jemison discuss how the season has gone for Stanford and other questions surrounding the team.
Stanford’s passing attack had its best performance of the season against Oregon on Saturday, amassing over 250 yards and four touchdowns. Meanwhile, the Cardinal passing defense was just as effective, holding Oregon to 33 yards on a less than 40 percent completion rate.
Top-ranked Stanford women’s soccer (13-1-0, 6-0-0 Pac-12) dominated the shot count throughout the game before finally cashing in a late goal to escape with a 1-0 victory over Washington (9-4-2, 2-2-2) in Cagan Stadium Friday night.
No. 23 Stanford (4-2, 3-1 Pac-12) vs. Oregon (4-2, 1-2) King Jemison: Stanford 38, Oregon 21 This game seemed a lot more difficult for the Cardinal before Oregon starting quarterback Justin Herbert went down with his collarbone injury. In their first game without the talented sophomore, the Ducks offense managed a paltry 10 points at home against Washington…
Coming off the road victory at Utah where Stanford used two quarterbacks with relative success, head coach David Shaw seems prepared to play both senior Keller Chryst and redshirt freshman KJ Costello for the second straight game this Saturday vs. Oregon.