Having lost the first two matches against Pac-12 opponents this season, Stanford men’s basketball seeks vengeance in today’s game against the Arizona Wildcats (11-4, 2-0 Pac-12). Just as we brace for a season of seemingly endless rain, the Cardinal is bracing for a tough match against formidable opponents – the Wildcats come off of a four-game winning streak, most recently clinching an overtime victory against Utah (7-7, 1-1 Pac-12).
For students and tourists alike, Southern California always proved to be a popular travel destination over winter break. However, this most recent trip down to Los Angeles was not a pleasant one for the Stanford men’s basketball team (7-7, 0-2 Pac 12), who suffered defeats at the hands of both UCLA (9-6, 2-0 Pac 12) and USC (9-6, 2-0 Pac 12).
In a fight they were never thought to have a chance in, the Stanford men’s basketball team (4-4) put up a formidable performance against the nationally No. 2 ranked Kansas (6-0), but was ultimately defeated in overtime by a final score of 84-90.
Last night, in their first home contest since their season opener against Seattle, the Stanford men’s basketball team (4-3) claimed a hard-fought victory against Portland State (3-3) by a score of 79-67. A close contest characterized by turnovers and personal fouls, Stanford finally pulled away with eight minutes remaining in the second half, thanks to strong performances from the entire team.
The Stanford Cardinal men’s basketball team (3-3) hosts the Portland State Vikings (3-2) at Maples Pavillion this Wednesday at 7PM EST. This is the first home game for the Cardinal since their season opener against Seattle (6-2) on November 6th.
The Stanford men’s basketball team (4-3) headed to the Bahamas this past Thanksgiving week for the 2018 Battle 4 Atlantis preseason tournament on Paradise Island. The tournament ended up being anything but a paradise for the Cardinal as they placed seventh out of eight competing teams after playing in three games.
The Stanford Cardinal men’s basketball team (2-1) will host the Wofford Terriers (2-1) at Maples Pavilion on Friday, November 15th at 7PM EST. Though it is early in the season, both teams have already played against the No. 7 ranked University of North Carolina Tar Heels (3-0), with similar results.
Stanford men’s basketball (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12) faced a nearly impossible challenge on Monday night, when they were asked to step into the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and take on the No. 7 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels (3-0). After a first half in which the Cardinal were manhandled, solid adjustments let Stanford remain competitive in the second period, and cut into the UNC lead. Ultimately, the effort was not enough, and Stanford fell, 90-72.