In a game that ended closer than some anticipated, the Stanford men’s basketball team (7-8, 0-3 Pac-12) fell to Arizona (12-4, 3-0 Pac-12) by a final score of 70-75. From Arizona’s four game winning streak to the surprisingly large number of Wildcat fans that turned out, the Cardinal knew they were facing their toughest home opponent yet. The Arizona men’s basketball team is no Eastern Washington or Portland State; they’ve been to the NCAA tournament the past six seasons in a row.
While a majority of students are returning home at the close of the quarter, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are already preparing for games over winter break. No. 11 Stanford women’s basketball (6-1, 0-0 Pac-12) heads into the break games with a near-perfect record and only a recent hiccup against No. 24 Gonzaga (8-1,…
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 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.
“Pluto is not a planet, but I am” -Shaquille ‘The Big Shamrock’ O’Neal
Despite the layers of Stanford issued sweats, fancy backpacks, and motorized bikes, athletes on the Farm are, for the most part, no different from anyone else. We all take the same mind-bending classes. We all devour (or suffer) the same dining hall food. We all wish we could sleep just a little bit longer in the mornings.
The Stanford Cardinal athletics programs have delivered another year of high-quality production. This season, Stanford has won four NCAA national titles coming from women’s and men’s soccer, women’s swimming and diving, and women’s tennis. Here are a few of the stats showing how incredible Stanford sports were in the 2017-18 year.