On the eve of Joslyn Tinkle’s final home game, coach Tara VanDerveer sent the Stanford senior a text message and reminded her it would be a special night.Tinkle’s sharp shooting made it one of the best all season for the top-seeded Cardinal.“It was kind of one of those days when you wake up and you feel good,” Tinkle said. Read More
STANFORD — If timing is everything, the Stanford men’s basketball team chose the right moment for a breakout performance.
After a sluggish start to the Pac-12 Conference season, the Cardinal (12-8, 3-4) grabbed its most lopsided conference victory in nine years, whupping Utah 87-56 on Sunday. The win gives Stanford some desperately needed momentum as No. 10 Oregon (18-2, 7-0) storms into Maples Pavilion tonight. Read More
Andre Roberson scored 12 points and tied his career high with 20 rebounds, leading Colorado to a 75-54 rout of Stanford on Thursday night. It marked the Buffaloes’ first win over the Cardinal in 22 years.
Askia Booker scored 13 points, including eight straight late in the second half after the Cardinal had trimmed an 18-point deficit to eight. Read More
A season that started with promise is hanging by a thread as the Stanford men’s basketball team hosts rival Cal this weekend.
Stanford entered the 2012-13 campaign with their eyes set on an NCAA Tournament berth after capturing the NIT postseason title last season. But the Cardinal (10-7, 1-3) could be watching March Madness on TV again this year if they’re unable to pick up a crucial win against Cal (10-6, 2-2) at Maples Pavilion on Saturday. Read More
Stanford has reigned for so long every other Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball team only hopes to hang around each season. It had been almost four years since the Cardinal last lost against a conference opponent.
Lindsay Gottlieb mentioned that 81-game conference winning streak to her gritty Cal crew this week after Stanford beat the Golden Bears on Tuesday night. Five days later, it was Cal’s turn — this time on Stanford’s home floor. Read More
After the Big Game was forced to be played in mid-October in 2012, it will be back to its traditional late-November slot in 2013.
The Pac-12 Conference unveiled its 2013 schedule on Thursday and the annual rivalry game between Stanford and Cal is slated for Nov. 23 at Stanford Stadium. Read More
The longest conference-winning streak in the history of women’s college basketball now stands at 81 games.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 26 points and Amber Orrange added 15 as No. 5 Stanford extended its historic Pac-12 winning streak with a 62-53 win over No. 7 Cal at Haas Pavilion on Tuesday. Read More
For the Stanford men’s basketball team, the Pac-12 Conference season couldn’t come at a better time.
Despite coming off an uninspiring 65-59 victory over Lafayette on Saturday, Stanford has won five of its past six games entering today’s conference opener at Southern Cal. The Cardinal (9-4) are still seeking a signature win after losing nonconference games to Missouri, Minnesota and North Carolina State. Read More
After a 14-point flourish to start the game, the Stanford offense went stagnant in the 99th Rose Bowl against Wisconsin.
But the Cardinal leaned on its most reliable commodity to secure its first Rose Bowl victory since 1972.
The Stanford defense, which came into the game as the third-best in the nation at stopping the run, held the Big Ten Conference champions scoreless and to 82 yards of total offense in the second half to seal a 20-14 win. Read More
On the surface, Stanford and Wisconsin appear to be mirror images of each other. But the teams traveled vastly different paths to reach the Rose Bowl this season. Read More