Gregory Block, Laura Anderson, Ellie Chen and Alexandre Bucquet discuss the Cardinal strong conference start.
After starting off conference play with a confidence boosting win against UCLA, No. 24 Stanford women’s basketball (9-7, 3-1 Pac-12) beat USC (10-4, 0-3) 72-65 and Arizona (4-11, 0-4) 61-46 before falling to No. 25 ASU (13-3, 4-0) 73-66 this past week.
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 (5-4) fell to a No. 9 Baylor (7-1) team that was better in every aspect of the game. The Bears outscored the Cardinal 81-57 behind 28 points from Kalani Brown and double doubles from Lauren Cox and Kristy Wallace.
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.
After a brutal couple of games to begin the season, No. 14 Stanford women’s basketball (0-2) will look to right the ship in their home opener against UC-Riverside (0-2) at Maples Pavilion on Friday.
As the Cardinal heads East to take on the No. 5 and No. 1 teams in the nations, Ellie Chen, Gregory Block and Laura Anderson discuss Stanford’s lineup strength and weaknesses.