Stanford men’s basketball begins it’s Pac-12 Tournament with a first-round battle against Cal. King Jemison and Quinn Barry discuss the Cardinal vs. Cal, Stanford’s chances to beat UCLA and Arizona and which players should perform in Las Vegas.
Reid Travis. Dorian Pickens. Daejon Davis.
Take a look at the box score from any conference game during the Cardinal’s successful 11-7 Pac-12 run, and chances are one of these three student-athletes will have taken control.
You can’t trust a Trojan to do a Cardinal’s job. USC’s recent loss to UCLA (at home no less!) means that the Bruins take the fourth seed in the Pac-12 and Stanford men’s basketball takes the fifth spot. So what does that mean for the Cardinal’s road to a Pac-12 title, and more importantly, what…
Coach Jerod Haase and his Stanford men’s basketball team must have breathed a sigh of relief in the locker room after Sunday night’s thrilling 84-82 over Arizona State in Tempe. A wildly exciting and competitive finish to the conference season, it wasn’t until the final seconds that Stanford was sure they would emerge from the desert with a victory.
A gritty road performance from senior forward Reid Travis was not enough to lift Stanford men’s basketball (16-14, 10-7 Pac-12) past No. 19 Arizona (23-7, 13-4) in Tucson. With the 75-68 loss, the Cardinal fall into a three-way tie for third place, with UCLA and Utah.
16 games. It has been 16 games since Stanford men’s basketball’s (16-13, 10-6 Pac-12) last victory against No. 19 Arizona (22-7, 12-4). It came in the sweet comfort of Maples Pavilion as Landry Fields ‘10 led the team with 19 points in the 76-60 victory on Jan. 4, 2009.
With an important Arizona road trip looming for Stanford men’s basketball this week, Stanford head coach Jerod Haase addressed the media on Tuesday to discuss the status of the team and the game against Arizona on Thursday.
Ten seconds left. Cardinal up two. Washington State Cougars Sophomore Malachi Flynn, who has torched Stanford with 14 second-half points, brings the ball across the timeline as freshman Kezie Okpala tightly reacts to his every move. 4, 3, 2, yells the crowd. Flynn dances, and Okpala prematurely retreats into the paint. The guard steps back and fires. Short. Card take down Cougars, 86-84.