The Stanford Cardinal (10-8, 4-1 Pac-12) swept both Washington teams this weekend, defeating the Washington State Cougars (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) on Thursday and capturing their fourth straight victory against the Washington Huskies (13-5, 3-2 Pac-12) in Seattle Saturday to tie them for first place in the Pac-12 standings.
The Cardinal are coming off two bigs wins against UCLA and USC. The season hasn’t started the off well for Stanford but with the return of Dorian Pickens and the debut of Kezie Okpala, the team might be turning it around. King Jemison and Jose Saldana discuss the team’s recent performances, the freshmen renaissance and the upcoming game against Washington.
Stanford men’s basketball (8-8, 2-1 Pac-12) hits the road this weekend to face Washington State (8-7, 0-3) on Thursday before taking on Washington (12-4, 2-1) on Sunday. After playing three conference games at home, this will be the team’s first conference games away from the Farm.
A jubilant pileup of Cardinal players, more reminiscent of a football game, manifested at the end of Stanford’s game against USC in Maples Pavilion. The reason? Freshman guard Daejon Davis, at the bottom of the pile, made a 50-foot shot at the buzzer to win the game and give Stanford its second conference (and comeback) victory.
The Stanford Cardinal (6-6) defeated the University of San Francisco Dons Sunday for their second straight win. The 71-59 home victory moves the team back to the .500 mark for the first time in nearly a month.
Turnovers and three pointers terrorized Stanford men’s basketball (4-6) once again in its 76-68 loss to the Long Beach State 49ers (4-6) at the Walter Pyramid on Sunday afternoon.
In a game full of momentum swings and eight total lead changes, the Stanford Cardinal (4-5) were able to pull away from the Montana Grizzlies (4-3) and snap their four-game losing streak with a 70-54 victory at Maples Pavilion Wednesday night.
The Cardinal had a disappointing showing in Portland at the PK80 Invitational to say the least, taking last place in the Motion Bracket of the tournament. How do you assess Stanford’s all-around performance and where does the team go from here?