Stanford had a total of five individual medal winners across three sports. Cardinal athletes were also a part of two medal-winning teams.
Stanford will be well represented at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy. Representing eight programs and three countries, 20 Cardinal athletes will be competing at the 30th Summer Universiade from July 3-14.
In the first Battle of the Bay, Stanford (11-10, 4-5 Pac-12) outlasted California (5-16, 0-9 Pac-12) to leave Haas Pavilion with an 84-81 victory. The Bears have lost ten straight, matching the longest streak in school history.
The Stanford men’s basketball team (1-0) will leave the sun-filled, 75 degree November days of Palo Alto to spend the upcoming weekend in North Carolina. They will play against the University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks (0-1) on Friday at 4PM PST, before duking it out on Monday with the No. 8 ranked University of North Carolina Tar Heels (1-0).
Men’s basketball senior guard Robert Cartwright and junior forward Cameron Walker will not return for the 2018-19 NCAA season.
With three seconds on the game clock, it looked like BYU sophomore TJ Haws would complete one of the best comebacks in college basketball this season. Luckily for the Cardinal, though, his three point shot hit rim.
Stanford men’s basketball (19-15) advance to the second round of the NIT by a hair, defeating BYU (24-10) 86-83 on Wednesday night in Maples.
Losing out on the NCAA Tournament can be a difficult fact to accept, but the ability to host NIT games is a decent consolation prize.
Third-seeded Stanford men’s basketball (18-15) will continue its season against sixth-seeded BYU (24-10) in the first round of the NIT.
The Cardinal needed to win the Pac-12 Tournament if it wanted a bid in March Madness, but it was eliminated by UCLA in the second round after Bruins guard Aaron Holiday scored 34 points to defeat Stanford 88-77.
The fourth-seeded UCLA Bruins (21-10) dominated the fifth-seeded Cardinal 88-77 in the second round of the Pac-12 Tournament on the strength of Holiday’s 34 points and eight assists in T-Mobile Arena.