Stanford men’s basketball (14-13, 7-8 Pac-12) came up short once again, falling 70-54 to Arizona (16-12, 7-8 Pac-12) and dashing any hopes of postseason berths. It was the Cardinal’s nineteenth straight defeat at the hands of the Wildcats.
With just four games remaining in conference play this season, the Stanford men’s basketball team (14-12, 7-7 Pac-12) heads to Tucson, AZ, this Sunday at 5:00 p.m. to take on the Arizona Wildcats (14-12, 5-8 Pac-12).
Without KZ Okpala, Stanford men’s basketball (14-12, 7-7 PAC-12) suffered a tough defeat in Tempe, AZ, at the hands of Arizona State (18-8, 9-5 PAC-12), squandering an opportunity to jostle for seeding in the upcoming PAC-12 tournament in less than a month.
As quickly as it began, the end of college basketball is nearly upon us, as the Stanford teams make the final turn into their final five (four for the women) games of the season and gear up for whatever tournaments they wind up in come March. The Stanford teams went a combined total of 4-0 against the Southern California teams this weekend, with the women rebounding from some rough patches and the men continuing to improve. But what does the future truly hold for both of these teams? The Daily’s King Jemison, Daniel Martinez-Krams and Asia Zhang pull out their crystal balls and weigh in on the men’s recent successes, the women’s performances against top national talent and the slim, slim chances for the men to make March Madness.
With just five games remaining in conference play, the Stanford men’s basketball team (14-11, 7-6 Pac-12) visits Arizona State (17-8, 8-5) this Saturday at 6PM PST. The Cardinal have won their last three against the Sun Devils, including an 85-71 victory earlier this season at Maples pavilion.
On a Saturday night rife with statistical anomalies, malfunctioning equipment and high percentage shooting, Stanford men’s basketball (14-11, 7-6 Pac-12) let the rest of the Pac-12 know the full extent of their potential as they blasted past the UCLA Bruins (13-13, 6-7), 104-80. Stanford’s 104 points made this game their highest scoring affair of the season, and the first time they had eclipsed 100 points since last year’s double overtime win against UCLA.
The Stanford Cardinal (13-11, 6-6 Pac-12) will take on the UCLA Bruins (13-12, 6-6 ) in a widely anticipated home game on Saturday night. The two teams faced off earlier this year when Stanford endured a crushing twenty-two point defeat by the Southern California powerhouse during their Pac-12 opener.
Boosted by a 7-0 run to finish out the game, Stanford men’s basketball (13-11, 6-6 Pac-12) lit up Maples Pavilion on Wednesday night with a come-from-behind victory over the USC Trojans (13-12, 6-6), by a final score of 79-76.