NEW ORLEANS — The more Louisville extends its remarkable run, the more coach Jeff Walz wants to make sure his Cardinals enjoy every moment.As long as they have one more upset in them for the NCAA championship game. Read More
Sandy Barbour raised some eyebrows when she hired Sonny Dykes to replace Jeff Tedford as Cal’s football coach in December. Dykes’ Louisiana Tech team didn’t qualify for a bowl game last year, his defense allowed 526 yards per outing (the most in the nation) and his Texas roots seemed to clash with Berkeley’s uber-lefty persona. Read More
SPOKANE, Wash. — Stanford and California were expected to settle the Spokane Regional.
Nobody told Georgia.
"Georgia basketball has a lot of pride within it and a lot of history behind it," Georgia guard Jasmine James said. "To just be able to make those steps to now be in the Elite Eight and to be in the game to be able to compete to go to the Final Four is definitely a great place to be." Read More
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 — Tara VanDerveer had a simple message for her struggling Stanford women’s basketball team at halftime: The season could be over in 20 minutes.
Chiney Ogwumike took it to heart, along with all the others.
Ogwumike is plenty accustomed to doing a little bit of everything for Stanford — and the Cardinal needed all she had to get past the first round of the NCAA Tournament, especially the spark she brings on both ends of the floor. Read More
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Cal women’s basketball team has felt hunted all season and it will carry that preyed-upon attitude when the Bears face South Florida for a spot in the NCAA regional semifinals.
The Bulls will try to knock off the Bears when the teams meet today in the second round of the Spokane Regional tonight. Read More
BERKELEY — After sharing the Pac-12 Conference regular-season title, the Cal women’s basketball team earned a No. 2 seed for the NCAA Tournament and a first-round date with Fresno State. Read More
To the outside world, the goals coach LaNay Larson set for the Academy of Art women’s basketball team would have seemed lofty. But the girls in her locker room never stopped believing, even when the season appeared to be slipping away. Read More
SEATTLE (AP) — Amber Orrange capped a career-high 20-point performance scoring on a spinning drive with 8.3 seconds left, and No. 4 Stanford won its seventh-straight Pac-12 Conference tournament title rallying past No. 14 UCLA 51-49 on Sunday night. Read More
The Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball season appears to be headed for a photo finish and the winner of the horse race will be in a good position land a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Read More