The conference changed names, but the champion stayed the same, as the Stanford women’s basketball team clinched the inaugural Pac-12 championship with an 81-46 rout of Oregon on Saturday.
After a break for finals, the Stanford women’s basketball team was back in action yesterday, defeating Princeton 85-66 at Maples Pavilion. Senior forward Nnemkadi Ogwumike posted 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead the team. Her sister, sophomore forward Chiney Ogwumike netted 21 points of her own to go with nine rebounds, putting the duo tantalizingly close to an Ogwumike double-double-double.
The Stanford women’s basketball team lost its first game of the season on Monday night, falling 68-58 in a matchup against the team’s biggest rival of the last four years, Connecticut. The No. 4 Huskies (3-0) extended their home winning streak to 86 games and took a 5-2 lead over the No. 5 Cardinal (3-1) in games played over the last 48 months.
The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research hosted an all-day forum on Friday entitled “Sports Economics and Policy,” featuring several big-name speakers from the world of athletics.
After a string of slow starts, Stanford women’s basketball came out firing against Oregon State last night as it kicked off Parents’ Weekend with a 73-37 blowout win at home, clinching a share of its 11th consecutive regular season title in the process.
Because seriously, I feel embarrassed after having waxed all poetic last quarter at how this campus is finally learning how to rally around its sports teams only to walk in last weekend and find 7,000-seat Maples half-full and dead, and after we BEAT UCONN, too…
On Thursday, USA Basketball announced that it had selected Stanford sophomore forward Nnemkadi Ogwumike to be a part of its 10-member select team. She will train with the rest of the squad in Storrs and Hartford, Conn. from April 15-18…