No. 6 and second-seeded Stanford women’s basketball (30-5) pounced to an early lead against seventh-seeded Kansas State (23-11) and maintained it to cruise to a 69-48 victory in Manhattan, Kansas, on Monday night.
The No. 6 Cardinal (29-5) needed a 4th quarter run–powered by offensive stud junior guard Brittany McPhee– in order to survive in Manhattan, Kansas against 15th-seed and Western Athletic Conference champions New Mexico State (24-7). With the victory, Stanford stays in Manhattan to face hometown team, seventh seed Kansas State (23-10) on Monday in the…
Goodbye, bye week. With Stanford’s highly anticipated Pac-12 opener against USC less than a week away, football analysts Vihan Lakshman, Alexa Philippou and Andrew Mather answer a question a day about the Cardinal’s Week 1 performance against Kansas State and the impending battle with the Trojans.
The No. 8 Cardinal (1-0) pulled out a 26-13 win over the Kansas State Wildcats (0-1), holding off a pesky fourth-quarter comeback to win their season opener.
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In some ways, the game has the makings for an unfortunate déjà vu. Lofty expectations going into a season opener against a purple-and-white non-conference opponent named the Wildcats? Stanford found itself in this spot just a year ago, and if last year’s humbling opener taught the Cardinal anything, it’s that no game can be taken lightly.
In preparation for the No. 8 Cardinal’s upcoming season opener against the Kansas State Wildcats on Friday, KZSU broadcasters Nicky Sullivan and Michael Peterson joined The Daily’s Vihan Lakshman to break down the matchup and the players and storylines to watch for.
With Stanford’s season opener against Kansas State looming, a few members of The Daily Sports Staff — Vihan Lakshman (VL), Michael Peterson (MP), Sanjay Srinivas (SS), Andrew Mather (AM), Do-Hyoung Park (DHP), Nicky Sullivan (NS) and Alexa Philippou (AO) — provided their predictions on how the Cardinal will fare this season and which teams will emerge as among the top in the nation.