Led by a stellar Kiana Williams, second-seeded Stanford women’s basketball (22-9, 14-3) punched its ticket to the Pac-12 championship game thanks to a convincing 58-46 win against sixth seed ASU (21-12, 10-8) in KeyArena, Seattle.
No. 18 Stanford women’s basketball (6-6) closed out its non-conference play last week with three games at home. The Cardinal started off by routing UNLV (5-6) 74-33 but was later upset by Western Illinois (10-3) 71-64 and dropped their last game against No. 7 Tennessee (12-0) 83-71 despite senior Brittany McPhee’s return from injury.
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.
No. 16 Stanford women’s basketball (5-3) used 11 three pointers in the second half to beat San Francisco (2-4) 86-66 on Wednesday night. Shooting 52 percent from behind the arc in the third and fourth quarter combined, the Cardinal established a school record in threes made in one half.
Ellie Chen and Alexandre Bucquet discuss the team’s performance in the Play4Kay challenge last week.
No. 14 Stanford women’s basketball (4-3) finished its Play4Kay campaign in Las Vegas last week with two wins and one loss in overtime. The Cardinal got started with a pair of wins against Kent State (4-3) 79-54 and Belmont (5-2) 74-53 before losing 94-82 for the second time this season to No. 9 Ohio State (7-1) on Saturday.
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 will need to hit the ground running in Columbus for its season-opening weekend, as the team gets ready to square off against No. 5 Ohio State University and top-ranked UConn.