With three seconds on the game clock, it looked like BYU sophomore TJ Haws would complete one of the best comebacks in college basketball this season. Luckily for the Cardinal, though, his three point shot hit rim. Stanford men’s basketball (19-15) advance to the second round of the NIT by a hair, defeating BYU (24-10) 86-83 on Wednesday night in Maples.
Reid Travis. Dorian Pickens. Daejon Davis. Take a look at the box score from any conference game during the Cardinal’s successful 11-7 Pac-12 run, and chances are one of these three student-athletes will have taken control.
A gritty road performance from senior forward Reid Travis was not enough to lift Stanford men’s basketball (16-14, 10-7 Pac-12) past No. 19 Arizona (23-7, 13-4) in Tucson. With the 75-68 loss, the Cardinal fall into a three-way tie for third place, with UCLA and Utah.
Ten seconds left. Cardinal up two. Washington State Cougars Sophomore Malachi Flynn, who has torched Stanford with 14 second-half points, brings the ball across the timeline as freshman Kezie Okpala tightly reacts to his every move. 4, 3, 2, yells the crowd. Flynn dances, and Okpala prematurely retreats into the paint. The guard steps back and fires. Short. Card take down Cougars, 86-84.
Stanford men’s basketball (14-13, 8-6 Pac-12) can get a step closer to that goal Thursday, when it battles the Washington Huskies (18-9, 8-6 Pac-12) for sole possession of fifth place in the conference. The top-four Pac-12 teams will receive a bye in the conference tournament.
Bring out the brooms! In a thrilling, 6-5 victory over No. 17 Cal State Fullerton (0-3) at Sunken Diamond, No. 13 Stanford baseball (3-0) jumps out to a perfect record in its first series of the season. The last time the Cardinal swept Fullerton was in 2008, a year in which they qualified for the College World Series in Omaha.
A thrilling 74-69 victory over Cal (17-9, 8-7 Pac-12) has vaunted No. 14 Stanford women’s basketball (19-8, 13-2) into first place in the conference after a rocky start to the year. The Cardinal usually win games on the strength of its veterans such as seniors Brittany McPhee and Kaylee Johnson. However, a freshman stepped up to carry the offensive load against Cal.
A 20-3 run in the first eight minutes led Stanford (12-11, 6-4 Pac 12) over Oregon State (11-10, 3-6 Pac 12) in a wire-to-wire 80-71 victory at Maples. Senior Reid Travis (24 points, 9 rebounds) was nothing short of dominant. The Beavers had no answer for the Cardinal captain, who paced both teams in scoring.…
Freshman guard Daejon Davis’ game-tying three with four seconds left just missed as Stanford men’s basketball (11-10, 5-3 Pac-12) fell to USC (16-6, 7-2) in a grinding 69-64 road loss on Wednesday evening. The Trojans came out of the gate strong, taking advantage of Trojans forward Chimezie Metu’s strength down low and guard Jonah Matthew’s…
With a thrilling 86-77 home victory Wednesday night, Stanford men’s basketball won its fifth straight to continue its longest winning streak in 10 years. The Cardinal (11-8, 5-1 Pac-12) remain atop the conference after defeating No. 16 Arizona State (14-4, 2-4), and they move one step closer NCAA tournament relevancy. Faced with guarding both sharpshooting…
The Stanford Cardinal (10-8, 4-1 Pac-12) swept both Washington teams this weekend, defeating the Washington State Cougars (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) on Thursday and capturing their fourth straight victory against the Washington Huskies (13-5, 3-2 Pac-12) in Seattle Saturday to tie them for first place in the Pac-12 standings.
The Stanford Cardinal (6-6) defeated the University of San Francisco Dons Sunday for their second straight win. The 71-59 home victory moves the team back to the .500 mark for the first time in nearly a month.