Tag: basketball

  • This Week In Sports: Basketball starts solid, cross-country sweeps NCAA Regionals

    Welcome to “This Week in Sports.” We are Kenneth King and Charis Charitsis from The Daily’s sports section, and we will be walking you through the major games, events and stories from the past week. Men’s basketball Stanford (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) started the season strongly. Last Monday, men’s basketball picked up its 13th consecutive season…

  • Hoosier takedown: Women’s basketball upsets No. 9 Indiana

    Whether it was the home court advantage or the underdog mentality, No. 15 Stanford women’s basketball (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) defeated No. 9 Indiana (1-1, 0-0 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon, 96-64. Maples witnessed an uproar as the two top-25 teams faced off in their first matchup at Maples Pavilion since 2001.  This game is one…

  • Men’s basketball swats Sac State Hornets 91-73

    Stanford men’s basketball (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) left Maples Pavilion with a 91-73 win against Sacramento State (0-2, 0-0 Big Sky) on Friday evening. A game of incredible plays hinted at a potentially strong season for the team.  The Cardinal won tip-off to start, and their first make of the game — shot from the perimeter —…

  • Women’s basketball tips off season with career-highs

    No. 15 Stanford women’s basketball (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) kicked its season off with a 87-40 victory against Hawai’i (0-1, 0-0 Big West) on Wednesday evening. While it was only the first game of the season, the night featured some outstanding career highs from returning players, as well as incredible collegiate career starts for three new…

  • Women’s basketball coach and players weigh in before season opener

    The women’s basketball team will take on the University of Hawai’i in their season opener tonight at Maples. Before the season started, desk editor Hawe Adugna caught up with head coach Tara Vanderveer, senior center Cameron Brink and graduate student guard Hannah Jump on the upcoming season.  Cameron Brink The Stanford Daily (TSD): Where is…

  • Women’s basketball preview: Looking ahead to last Pac-12 season

    November is here, and for Cardinal basketball fans, that means seeing the powerhouse women’s basketball team back on the court. They started the season off on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in a debut game against Dominican University, which Stanford won 126-53. The team features a number of household names in college women’s basketball, with three new…

  • Senior Spotlight: Cameron Brink’s intensity ignites women’s basketball

    Senior center Cameron Brink boasts an array of noteworthy qualities: she’s the child of two college basketball players, she’s got a perfect build for snatching rebounds and blocking her opponents and she even boasts a connection with Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry.  She’s also racked up some notable accomplishments in her college career, including…

  • Great pain for the Great Danes: Women’s basketball wins big against Albany

    No. 3 Stanford women’s basketball (7-0, 0-0 Pac-12) continued their unbeaten start to the season with a dominant 79-35 win over UAlbany (4-2, 0-0 America East). Senior forward Cameron Brink was brilliant on both sides of the ball, while fellow forwards — freshman Nunu Agara and junior Kiki Iriafen — raised havoc too, allowing Stanford’s…

  • Iriafen, Brink power women’s basketball to three victories over Thanksgiving week

    No. 4 Stanford women’s basketball (6-0, 0-0 Pac-12) won two hard-fought games to take home the Ball Dawgs Classic in their first road trip of the season. On Wednesday, the Cardinal defeated a spirited Belmont (2-3, 0-0 Missouri Valley) 74-55, in a game which was close until the last quarter. Stanford faced its second ranked…

  • Trouble in paradise: Men’s basketball loses thrice in the Bahamas

    Stanford (3-4, 0-0 Pac-12) traveled to the Bahamas to compete in the Battle 4 Atlantis over Thanksgiving break. With potential contests against various ranked teams from around the nation, including former Stanford player Harrison Ingram’s No. 14 North Carolina (5-1, 0-0 ACC), the Cardinal sought to prove themselves ahead of Stanford’s shift to the Atlantic…