Despite leading USC (15-3, 4-1 Pac-12) 45-25 at halftime on Saturday, Stanford men's basketball (15-3, 4-1 Pac-12) was unable to overcome its second half collapse and preserve the conference’s final remaining perfect record. The Trojans outscored the visiting Cardinal 44-24 in the second to send the thriller to overtime before sealing the deal in a 82-78 USC victory.
The last time Stanford men's basketball team defeated UCLA in its historic Pauley Pavilion, the members of the current Cardinal squad were probably just beginning to fall in love with the sport. The Card had been unable to accomplish the feat in almost 15 years, until Wednesday when a career-high 24 points from freshman guard Tyrell Terry were just what Stanford (15-2, 4-0 Pac-12) needed to secure a 74-59 victory over the Bruins (8-9, 1-3 Pac-12).
After opening Pac-12 play with three consecutive home victories, Stanford men's basketball (14-2, 3-0 Pac-12) travels to Los Angeles to face UCLA (8-8, 1-2 Pac-12) and USC (13-3, 2-1). A Wednesday brawl with the Bruins will be the Cardinal's second true road game of the season andSaturday's matchup with the Trojans the third.
The decisive 88-62 Cardinal victory on Saturday preserves the only undefeated record in Pac-12 conference play.
While every Stanford men’s basketball victory is undoubtedly a team effort, the description is especially fitting of Thursday’s matchup between the Cardinal (13-2, 2-0 Pac-12) and the Washington Huskies (11-5, 1-2 Pac-12). Four Stanford players recorded ten or more points en route to a 61-55 come-from-behind victory and the only unblemished record in Pac-12 play.
In the second and third games of conference play, Stanford men's basketball (12-2, 1-0 Pac-12) aims to defend its home court against visiting Washington (11-4, 1-1 Pac-12) on Thursday and Washington State (10-5, 1-1 Pac-12) on Saturday. Alongside Arizona (11-3, 1-0 Pac-12), Stanford remains undefeated in the Pac-12 after opening the new year and conference play with a 68-52 defeat of Cal on January 2.
With 20 points, six rebounds, and five assists, junior guard Daejon Davis showcased his skill set in the first conference game for men's hoops on Thursday. Despite a slow start that kept Stanford off the scoreboard until nearly four minutes into play, a strong second half helped the Cardinal (12-2, 1-0 Pac-12) soar to a 68-52 victory over the Golden Bears (6-8, 0-1 Pac-12).
Stanford fell because shots did not. Fans in Maples Pavilion witnessed the Cardinal's worst first-half shooting of the year as only five of Stanford's 23 shots found their way to the basket. Taking advantage of Stanford's struggles, the No. 5 Jayhawks (10-2, 0-0 Big 12) secured an early lead and soared to a 72-56 victory over the Card on Sunday.
Overcoming a season-high 20 turnovers, Stanford men's basketball (11-1, 0-0 Pac-12) fought to a narrow 62-59 victory over the University of San Diego (6-8, 0-0 WCC) on Saturday. The win — which continues Stanford's best start to the season since 2008 — was the first of four games in the inaugural Al Attles Classic at the new Chase Center in San Francisco. It was the first neutral site game in the city since the 1939 NCAA tournament.
The win was the tenth of the season for the Cardinal, keeping alive the program’s best start to the year since 2011.
Twenty-five points from junior forward Oscar da Silva carried Stanford men’s basketball (9-1, 0-0 Pac-12) to victory against the San Jose State Spartans (3-8, 0-2 MW) on Saturday. It was the first true road game for the Card, after seven total games on the Farm and two neutral-site contests during the Hall of Fame Classic.
Following 13- and 15-day long breaks from competition, respectively, Stanford men's and women's basketball both look to continue successful seasons this weekend. Men's hoops (8-1, 0-0 Pac-12) takes to the road to battle San Jose State on Saturday, and the No. 1 women (8-0, 0-0 Pac-12) take on the Ohio State Buckeyes at home in Maples on Sunday.
Stanford's home victory follows its first loss of the season — a 68-67 defeat to Butler in the Hall of Fame Classic Championship — that snapped a seven-game win streak and Stanford’s best start to a season in 11 years.
After soaring to seven straight victories, Stanford men's basketball (7-1, 0-0 Pac-12) was unable to come out on top in Tuesday night's 68-67 battle against Butler (7-0, 0-0 Big East). The Cardinal-Bulldog contest was the championship round of the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, Missouri, and the defeat shattered Stanford's unblemished 7-0 start to the season.
Protecting its perfect record, Stanford men's basketball (7-0, 0-0 Pac-12) overpowered Oklahoma (5-1, 0-0 Pac-12) 73-54 in the semi-final round of the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, Missouri. The Cardinal also served the Sooners their first loss of the 2019-20 season.
After opening the season with six consecutive home wins, Stanford men’s basketball (6-0, 0-0 Pac-12) travels to Kansas City, Missouri for the Hall of Fame Classic in the team’s first road trip of 2019-20. The Cardinal’s first test at the neutral-site Sprint Center comes on Monday with a game against Oklahoma (5-0, 0-0 Big-12) at 6:30 p.m. PST.
Over the course of its 122-year history, the Big Game has featured a number of football phenoms. Many of them, such as Stanford alumnus Andrew Luck or former Cal quarterback Aaron Rogers, have gone on to have successful careers in the NFL. Less common, however — though hardly less impressive — is the number of athletes in the rivalry that have dominated on both the diamond and the field. Both the Cardinal and the Golden Bears have had many athletes take on Division-I football and baseball, however, there are a couple names that stand out through history.
Closing out its season-opening homestand, Stanford men’s basketball (6-0, 0-0 Pac-12) took down the William and Mary Tribe (4-2, 0-0 CAA) 81-50 on Thursday. For the first time since 2008, the Cardinal remains undefeated after six games.
A career-high 21 points from sophomore forward Jaiden Delaire carried the Cardinal (5-0, 0-0 Pac-12) to a 76-55 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (0-5, 0-0 MEAC) on Tuesday. It is the first time Stanford has opened a season with five wins since 2011.
Looking to improve to a perfect 5-0 in its best start to the season since 2016, Stanford men's basketball (4-0, 0-0 Pac-12) will face the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (0-4, 0-0 MEAC) Tuesday in Maples Pavilion. A quick turnaround, the Cardinal will also take on William and Mary on Thursday.
In the program’s best start to the season since 2016, Stanford men’s basketball (4-0, 0-0 Pac-12) defeated Santa Clara (3-1, 0-0 WCC) 82-64 on Saturday. The victory was the fourth straight for the Cardinal, and the fourth of six consecutive home games in Maples Pavilion.
After her twin sister posted a career-high performance against USF on Saturday, sophomore guard Lacie Hull followed suit on Thursday, tallying a team-high 19 points for No. 3 women’s basketball (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12). Hull finished the night 8-for-11, in addition to snagging five rebounds, as the Cardinal defeated the Northern Colorado Bears (0-3, 0-0 Big Sky) 90-36 at Maples Pavilion.
Big offensive numbers from freshman guard Tyrell Terry and sophomore forward Jaiden Delaire helped Cardinal men’s basketball (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) claim a 86-58 win over Long Beach State (1-2, 0-0 Big West) on Tuesday. With the victory, Stanford moved to 3-0 on the season, with defeats coming last week over Montana and Cal State Fullerton.
Following a 70-54 defeat of Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, Stanford men's basketball (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) will face the 49ers of Long Beach State (1-1, 0-0 Big West) tonight. The game is the third of six straight home games for the Card to open the season.