Two games this week mean one chance for Stanford men's basketball (18-9, 7-7 Pac-12) to stretch its win streak to four for the first time since opening conference play 4-0. Utah (15-12, 6-9 Pac-12) and Colorado (21-7, 10-5 Pac-12) visit the Farm on Wednesday and Sunday, respectively, for the Cardinal's final home game of the 2019-20 regular season.
Thanks to big offensive numbers coming from juniors Oscar da Silva and Daejon Davis, Stanford men's basketball (18-9, 7-7 Pac-12) coasted to an 18-point victory--its largest since Jan.15--over Washington State (14-14, 5-10 Pac-12) on Sunday. With the win, the Cardinal concluded a road sweep of the Washington teams and picked up consecutive victories for the first time since opening conference play 4-0 in early January.
Stanford men's basketball (17-9, 6-7 Pac-12) was swept at home last week by Arizona State and Arizona, but a trip to Seattle was just what the team needed to snap its four-game losing streak. Junior forward Oscar da Silva led Stanford's offensive efforts as the Cardinal handled the Huskies on their home court and secured a 72-64 victory.
With just six games remaining on the regular-season slate, Stanford men's basketball (16-9, 5-7 Pac-12) heads north for two tests in Washington: the Huskies (12-14, 2-11 Pac-12) on Thursday and the Cougars (14-12, 5-8 Pac-12) following on Sunday. Both Washington and Washington State are amongst the four teams the Cardinal defeated in early January en route to a 4-0 start to Pac-12 play.
A chance to add to a six-game win streak, Stanford softball (11-2, 0-0 Pac-12) prepares for a three-game home series with Nevada (1-8, 0-0 WAC). The matchups are part of a 15-game home stand by the Cardinal, which opened with a 4-5 loss to Seattle University on Thursday and will conclude with an afternoon battle versus Rhode Island on Mar. 1.
A career-high 25-point effort from sophomore guard Bryce Wills stunned fans in Maples Pavilion on Saturday night but was not quite enough to propel the struggling Cardinal (16-9, 5-7 Pac-12) past visiting Arizona (18-7, 8-4 Pac-12).
Of the six games remaining on the regular-season agenda for No. 8 Stanford women's basketball (21-3, 10-2 Pac-12), four take place on the road, including this week's challenges: Utah (12-11, 5-7 Pac-12) and Colorado (14-9, 3-9 Pac-12). The Utes will be the Stanford's first foe of the trip on Friday evening, while Cardinal versus Buffalo is set to follow on Sunday.
Though its recent road trip to the mountains brought two losses to Stanford men's hoops (16-7, 5-5 Pac-12), chances for the Cardinal to bounce back from the defeats come Thursday and Saturday, when the teams from Arizona visit the Farm. ASU (15-8, 6-4 Pac-12) is first on the agenda, and the Wildcats (16-7, 6-4 Pac-12) will close out the weekend action at Maples Pavilion.
After opening the 2020 season at the GCU Kickoff tournament in Arizona last weekend, Stanford softball (5-1, 0-0 Pac-12) now prepares for its first home game of the year: a Thursday doubleheader versus Seattle (0-5, 0-0 WAC). The first game of the evening is set for 4 p.m. PT and commences a 15-game home stand for the Cardinal.
Unable to bounce back from 64-56 overtime defeat by Utah (13-9, 4-6 Pac-12) on Thursday, men's basketball crumbled in Colorado on Saturday.
In its second overtime thriller of Pac-12 play, Stanford men's hoops (16-6, 5-4 Pac-12) succumbed to struggles all across the board and fell to Utah (12-9, 3-6 Pac-12) 64-56 on Thursday. The matchup in Salt Lake City is the first of two meetings during the Card's mountain trip; the second is set for Saturday afternoon against No. 24 Colorado (18-5, 7-3 Pac-12).
After picking up its fourth and fifth straight wins in a road sweep of the Washington schools, Stanford women's basketball (20-2, 9-1 Pac-12) action returns to the Farm on Friday in a battle against the No. 10 Bruins (19-2, 8-2 Pac-12). The Cardinal will finish off the weekend at home with a Sunday game versus USC (11-10, 3-7 Pac-12) at noon.
For its first test of 2020, Stanford softball takes to the road to face Grand Canyon, New Mexico, and Weber State in the four-day GCU Kick-off Tournament. The Cardinal's weekend in Phoenix opens with a Thursday battle against the host team and concludes Sunday following a game versus the Wildcats.
In Stanford's third straight loss and third consecutive matchup against a ranked opponent, No. 25 Oregon State cruised past the Cardinal to a 196.825-194.575 victory.
With men's hoops action returning to Maples Pavilion for the first time in nearly three weeks, there was hope that Stanford (15-5, 4-3 Pac-12) could use some home-court fortune to snap its two-game losing streak and secure a win over visiting Oregon State (13-8, 3-6 Pac-12). However, a slow start by the Cardinal got in the way once again, and Stanford fell to the Beavers 68-63.
After three straight road games and two consecutive losses, Stanford men's basketball (15-4, 4-2 Pac-12) returns to the Farm to take on Oregon State (12-8, 2-6 Pac-12) on Thursday at 8 p.m. PT. In a quick turnaround, the Card will then face No. 11 Oregon (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12), the conference's highest-ranked team, Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.
A slow offensive start by Stanford (15-4, 4-2 Pac-12) proved lethal for the Cardinal in a battle against Bay Area foe Cal (9-10, 3-3 Pac-12) on Sunday. Despite leading by as much as much as 11 in the second half, the visiting Cardinal were unable to secure the victory and fell 52-50 in their second loss in two games.
In East Palo Alto lies a harsh irony. The city, which is just five miles from Stanford, has been excluded from Silicon Valley’s rapid growth, making the aura of inspiration and opportunity that surrounds the university nearly impossible to find in the bayside city. Jacqueline Diep wants to address that issue, and members of the Stanford men's basketball were willing to help.
Despite leading USC (15-3, 4-1 Pac-12) 45-25 at halftime on Saturday, Stanford men's basketball (15-3, 4-1 Pac-12) was unable to overcome its second half collapse and preserve the conference’s final remaining perfect record. The Trojans outscored the visiting Cardinal 44-24 in the second to send the thriller to overtime before sealing the deal in a 82-78 USC victory.
The last time Stanford men's basketball team defeated UCLA in its historic Pauley Pavilion, the members of the current Cardinal squad were probably just beginning to fall in love with the sport. The Card had been unable to accomplish the feat in almost 15 years, until Wednesday when a career-high 24 points from freshman guard Tyrell Terry were just what Stanford (15-2, 4-0 Pac-12) needed to secure a 74-59 victory over the Bruins (8-9, 1-3 Pac-12).
After opening Pac-12 play with three consecutive home victories, Stanford men's basketball (14-2, 3-0 Pac-12) travels to Los Angeles to face UCLA (8-8, 1-2 Pac-12) and USC (13-3, 2-1). A Wednesday brawl with the Bruins will be the Cardinal's second true road game of the season andSaturday's matchup with the Trojans the third.
The decisive 88-62 Cardinal victory on Saturday preserves the only undefeated record in Pac-12 conference play.
While every Stanford men’s basketball victory is undoubtedly a team effort, the description is especially fitting of Thursday’s matchup between the Cardinal (13-2, 2-0 Pac-12) and the Washington Huskies (11-5, 1-2 Pac-12). Four Stanford players recorded ten or more points en route to a 61-55 come-from-behind victory and the only unblemished record in Pac-12 play.
In the second and third games of conference play, Stanford men's basketball (12-2, 1-0 Pac-12) aims to defend its home court against visiting Washington (11-4, 1-1 Pac-12) on Thursday and Washington State (10-5, 1-1 Pac-12) on Saturday. Alongside Arizona (11-3, 1-0 Pac-12), Stanford remains undefeated in the Pac-12 after opening the new year and conference play with a 68-52 defeat of Cal on January 2.