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No. 6 Stanford crushes Washington 74-48, heads home to play at Maples Pavilion for the first time since late November

No. 6 Stanford crushes Washington 74-48, heads home to play at Maples Pavilion for the first time since late November

Stanford gets to return home to Maples Pavilion after two months on the road Win » ? Headed home, feelin' good!#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/ttj8W9qh4P — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) January 31, 2021 Team Comparison Stats No. 6 Stanford (15-2, 12-2 Pac-12) dominated…

Stanford dominates Washington State in sweep, capping season series with a 77-49 win

Stanford dominates Washington State in sweep, capping season series with a 77-49 win

Team Comparison Stats No. 6 Stanford (14-2, 11-2 Pac-12) established dominance over Washington State for the 69th time in a row Friday afternoon with a 77-49 victory in Pullman. The Cougars, who have never won against the Cardinal, fell for…

Stanford routs Washington State 71-49, moves to 68-0 all-time vs. the Cougars

Stanford routs Washington State 71-49, moves to 68-0 all-time vs. the Cougars

Stanford stays undefeated against Washington State Team Comparison Stats No. 6 Stanford (13-2, 10-2 Pac-12) halted Washington State’s momentum Wednesday night 71-49 in Pullman in the first contest in a two-game series. Led by four players in double figures, the…

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp in February

Nineteen athletes are set to participate in a four-day USA Basketball Women’s National Team minicamp, Feb. 4-7, at the University of South Carolina. The last time the team attended a camp was in February 2020. Sylvia Fowles (Minnesota Lynx) Brittney…

With improved rebounding, Stanford recovers from skid to cruise past USC 86-59

With improved rebounding, Stanford recovers from skid to cruise past USC 86-59

Stanford outrebounds USC 53-22 in win Team comparison stats With a balanced effort and four players in double figures, No. 5 Stanford (12-2, 9-2 Pac-12) broke a two-game skid to beat Southern California 86-59 at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa…

Led by Charisma Osborne, No. 6 UCLA takes down No. 5 Stanford 70-66

Led by Charisma Osborne, No. 6 UCLA takes down No. 5 Stanford 70-66

Bruins hand Cardinal second consecutive loss That winning feeling! ? #Elite pic.twitter.com/uSixoR8kdo — UCLA W. Basketball (@UCLAWBB) January 23, 2021 No. 6 UCLA (9-2, 7-2 Pac-12) exacted revenge on No. 5 Stanford (11-2, 8-2) with a 70-66 victory Friday night…

Atlanta Dream close to being sold

Atlanta Dream close to being sold

According to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream is on the verge of being sold to an undisclosed owner. A spokesperson for the WNBA spokesperson told the newspaper: “As it relates to the Atlanta Dream, we…

NCAA to release full 64-team bracket for tournament, waives .500 rule for at-large selections

NCAA to release full 64-team bracket for tournament, waives .500 rule for at-large selections

The NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee will release a full 64-team bracket for the 2021 tournament that will take place in March and April. Automatic qualifiers from all 31 conferences that competed this season will be included as well…

Colorado sweeps Pac-12 Weekly Awards for Jan. 18, 2021

Colorado sweeps Pac-12 Weekly Awards for Jan. 18, 2021

A day after Colorado upset No. 1 Stanford, the Buffs swept the Pac-12 Conference weekly awards. The Buffs played three games last week: a loss at USC, a win at home against California, and finally, the historic win in Boulder…

Mya Hollingshed has a career day as Colorado topples No. 1 Stanford in overtime, 77-72

Mya Hollingshed has a career day as Colorado topples No. 1 Stanford in overtime, 77-72

For the first time in program history, Colorado (6-6, 4-5 Pac-12) beat a top-ranked team with a 77-72 overtime triumph over No. 1 Stanford (11-1, 8-1) Saturday afternoon in Boulder. Led by senior forward Mya Hollingshed, who finished with a…

No. 1 Stanford races past Utah 82-54 to remain undefeated

No. 1 Stanford races past Utah 82-54 to remain undefeated

Utah has no answers for Stanford ???? ?? ?? ?@Kiana__W draining it from all over, up to six 3-pointers!#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/JJayJwRsBQ — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) January 15, 2021 Team Comparison Stats No. 1 Stanford (11-0, 8-0 Pac-12) had no trouble…

San José State cancels remainder of 2020-21 season

San José State cancels remainder of 2020-21 season

San José State became the second team to cancel its women’s basketball season today after Virginia announced a suspension of its season earlier. From the team: The San José State women’s basketball program will not play the remainder of the…

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis buys the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces

Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis buys the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces

From the team: “I am excited to announce that I have entered into an agreement to purchase the Las Vegas franchise in the WNBA from MGM Resorts International. I will have more to say once I receive official approval from…

Virginia will not compete for the rest of the 2020-21 season

Virginia will not compete for the rest of the 2020-21 season

Virginia becomes the latest school and the second in the ACC after Duke to suspend competition for the rest of the season. The statement from the school: Virginia athletics announced today (Jan. 14) the women’s basketball team will not complete…

Led by Haley Jones, No. 1 Stanford survives an Oregon challenge, 70-63

Led by Haley Jones, No. 1 Stanford survives an Oregon challenge, 70-63

  No. 1 Stanford tops No. 11 Oregon Can't stop @haleyjoness19 in transition ? ? » @Pac12Network#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/Hn3r6BcXZo — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) January 8, 2021 Social media game thread Team comparison stats With three players missing, No. 1 Stanford…

John R. Wooden Award 2020-21 Midseason Top 25 Watch List

John R. Wooden Award 2020-21 Midseason Top 25 Watch List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Midseason Top 25 Watch List that includes athletes chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members based on performances during the 2020-21 season so far. Two new players are on…

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses runoff election to candidate supported by WNBA players, Rev. Raphael Warnock

Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler loses runoff election to candidate supported by WNBA players, Rev. Raphael Warnock

In a contentious election, Democrat Raphael Warnock, the pastor of Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, defeated Atlanta Dream co-owner and Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler in a runoff. Warnock becomes Georgia’s first black U.S. senator. After being appointed to the…

Baylor pauses activities, game vs. UConn canceled; Kim Mulkey tests positive for Covid-19

Baylor pauses activities, game vs. UConn canceled; Kim Mulkey tests positive for Covid-19

Release from Baylor: The Baylor women’s basketball team began restricting team activities Tuesday after head coach Kim Mulkey tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on Monday. The program and Baylor medical staff are conducting additional COVID-19 testing to determine the…

The NCAA releases first NET rankings of the season, the list and what you need to know about the rankings

The NCAA releases first NET rankings of the season, the list and what you need to know about the rankings

Goodbye RPI, Hello NET, a new measuring tool for NCAA DI women’s basketball This week’s AP poll What the NET rankings mean per the NCAA: The NCAA uses the NET rankings for the NCAA tournament. The NET rankings do not…

Stanford’s Jan. 8 game vs. Oregon to take place in Santa Cruz at Kaiser Permanente Arena

Stanford’s Jan. 8 game vs. Oregon to take place in Santa Cruz at Kaiser Permanente Arena

Update from the Cardinal: Stanford’s next game against Oregon on Friday, Jan. 8, will take place in Santa Cruz, California, at Kaiser Permanente Arena, home of the Santa Cruz Warriors, the Golden State Warriors’ G-League affiliate. Tipoff has been moved…

Belibi has a career high and No. 1 Stanford holds off Arizona State 68-60

Belibi has a career high and No. 1 Stanford holds off Arizona State 68-60

Stanford completes sweep of Arizona Pac-12 schools The Card stay perfect! ? No. 1 @StanfordWBB collects its 9??th win of the season behind @fran_belibi1’s career-high 23 points. pic.twitter.com/sFFlEGFlPc — Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) January 4, 2021 No. 1 Stanford (9-0, 6-0…

No. 1 Stanford’s “road warriors” continue unbeaten streak with dominant win over No. 6 Arizona, 81-54

No. 1 Stanford’s “road warriors” continue unbeaten streak with dominant win over No. 6 Arizona, 81-54

Stanford remains undefeated, taking down No. 6 Arizona No. 1 Stanford (8-0, 5-0 Pac-12) continues to roll in a season of adversity and unpredictability. The team’s latest victory came on the road at No. 6 Arizona (7-1, 5-1) in an…