Stanford women picked to win Pac-10

The Stanford women's basketball, which has won the last seven Pac-10 Conference regular-season titles, has been picked to win this season's championship.

In a vote of conference coaches, the Cardinal, led by senior Candice Wiggins and reigning Pac-10 Freshman of the Year Jayne Appel, received eight of the 10 first-place votes and received 79 points. Arizona State came in second with one first-place vote and 71 points, while Cal is picked third after getting the other first-place vote and 68 points. The Golden Bears return conference Coach of the Year Joanne Boyle and Pac-10 Player of the Year Devanei Hampton.

Southern Cal was fourth with 56 points, followed by UCLA (44), Washington (41), Oregon (34), Arizona (31), Oregon State (16) and Washington State (10).

Stanford's first regular-season game is Nov. 9 at Yale, while Cal opens Nov. 10 at Fresno State.

College Sportssports

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Second grader Genesis Ulloa leads students in an after-school community hub in a game at the Mission YMCA on Friday, May 7, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SF parents face school year with hope, trepidation and concern

‘Honestly, I don’t know how I’m going to deal with it’

Health care workers in the intensive care unit at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, with Alejandro Balderas, a 44-year-old patient who later died. Even in California, a state with a coronavirus vaccination rate well above average, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has nearly doubled in the past two weeks, according to a New York Times database. (Isadora Kosofsky/The New York Times)
Why COVID took off in California, again

‘The good news is: The vaccines are working’

Lake Oroville stood at 33 percent full and 40 percent of historical average when this photograph was taken on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Tribune News Service)
A kayaker on the water at Lake Oroville, which stands at 33 percent full and 40 percent of historical average when this photograph was taken on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in Oroville, Calif. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Tribune News Service)
Facing ‘dire water shortages,’ California bans Delta pumping

By Rachel Becker CalMatters In an aggressive move to address “immediate and… Continue reading

Most Read