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Stanford freshmen show up and show out in season opener rout of Cal Poly

Stanford freshmen show up and show out in season opener rout of Cal Poly

Stats STANFORD, Calif. – With four returning starters and the nation’s sixth-best recruiting class of three heralded freshmen, No. 2 Stanford is deep. Expectations are high for the Cardinal as they entered the season with their highest preseason ranking since…

Player opt-outs deplete Cal State Northridge roster, program forced to cancel 2020-21 season

Player opt-outs deplete Cal State Northridge roster, program forced to cancel 2020-21 season

After six student-athletes decided to opt out of the 2020-21 season due to coronavirus, Cal State Northridge, a member of the Big West Conference, decided to cancel its 2020-21 season.  The Big West announced its conference schedule on Oct. 21…

Haley Jones powers Stanford past upset-minded UC Davis, 67-55, with double-double

Haley Jones powers Stanford past upset-minded UC Davis, 67-55, with double-double

Photos © Baranduin Briggs, all rights reserved. STANFORD, Calif. – After a tough loss on the road against Texas before the Christmas break, Stanford (11-1) recovered from the defeat that cost the Cardinal the No. 1 ranking in the nation…

Stanford subregional: BYU and Stanford to face each other after winning in the first round

Stanford subregional: BYU and Stanford to face each other after winning in the first round

STANFORD, Calif. — BYU and Stanford are set to face off in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night at 8 p.m. PT in Maples Pavilion (TV: ESPN2). The teams have only faced each other four times and…

After 22 years of hosting NCAA tournament games, Stanford has a rich history of fascinating women’s basketball connections

After 22 years of hosting NCAA tournament games, Stanford has a rich history of fascinating women’s basketball connections

STANFORD, Calif. – Hosting the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament comes with a plethora of benefits. For Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer, having those perks is a hard-earned bonus for being in the top 16 of the tournament…

Led by Maya Dodson, Stanford closes out non-conference play with dominating performance over CSUN, 69-43

Led by Maya Dodson, Stanford closes out non-conference play with dominating performance over CSUN, 69-43

Stanford enters Pac-12 play 10-1 after defeating CSUN Stats STANFORD, Calif. –No. 6 Stanford (10-1) bull rushed the Cal State Northridge Matadors 69-43, in the Maples Pavilion “ring,” Saturday afternoon. “We’ve come a long way since playing Gonzaga,” Stanford head…

Cal tops UCSB 69-45 to remain undefeated, Bears move to 9-0

Cal tops UCSB 69-45 to remain undefeated, Bears move to 9-0

Cal moves to 9-0 after beating UCSB BERKELEY – California (9-0) overcame a slow start at home against UC Santa Barbara (2-8) Sunday afternoon to remain undefeated with a 69-45 victory. With finals week behind them, the Bears started out…

Underclassmen have a big impact for Stanford in season opener as VanDerveer bests her Princeton offense “tutors”

Underclassmen have a big impact for Stanford in season opener as VanDerveer bests her Princeton offense “tutors”

STANFORD – With the luxury of a deep roster that includes talent spread across classes, Stanford throttled UC Davis 71-43 in the season opener for both teams at Maples Pavilion Wednesday night. Led by Australian national team member, Alanna Smith,…

Led by DiJonai Carrington, Stanford bounces back from 0-2 start with 53-43 win over UC Riverside

Led by DiJonai Carrington, Stanford bounces back from 0-2 start with 53-43 win over UC Riverside

STANFORD, Calif. – After a hard road trip to start the season, Stanford (1-2) returned home and bounced back with a 53-43 win over UC Riverside (0-3). After losses against Ohio State and Connecticut on the road, the Cardinal were…

After taking down Hawaii, UCLA just a game away from reaching Sweet 16 for first time since 1999

WESTWOOD, Calif. – Third-seeded UCLA meets No. 6 USF in the second round of the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament Monday evening. The last time the Bruins advanced past the second round was in 1999 when the team…

Dishin & Swishin 3/10/16 Podcast: Bracketologist Charlie Creme goes beyond 140-characters

The committee has made it clear in the past that they value teams who play tougher NC skeds. It comes up in every discussion. — Charlie Creme (@CharlieCreme) March 8, 2016 [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed…

UC Irvine: Head coach Doug Oliver to retire at end of season

After 41 years of coaching college basketball, UC Irvine women’s basketball head coach Doug Oliver has announced he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season. “I appreciate the opportunity and support (athletics director) Mike Izzi and the administration…

No. 19 Cal heads into Pac-12 play on high note; Gabby Green notches a triple-double in 106-44 rout of CSUN

No. 19 Cal heads into Pac-12 play on high note; Gabby Green notches a triple-double in 106-44 rout of CSUN

BERKELEY, Calif. – No. 19 California (9-2) never trailed against California State University Northridge (2-11) Wednesday night, routing the Matadors 106-44 at Haas Pavilion. It was the last non-conference game of the season for the Bears before they start a…

No. 19 Cal looks to match second-best non-conference record vs. CSUN

No. 19 Cal looks to match second-best non-conference record vs. CSUN

California State University Northridge (2-10) at No. 19/18 California (8-2) Haas Pavilion (Berkeley, Calif.), 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET Video: Cal Live Stream Live Stats Series Record: Cal leads, 4-2 This is the first meeting between the Bears and Matadors…

Loyola Marymount hosts 18th Thanksgiving Classic, Princeton wins tournament

All-Tournament Team Cheyanne Wallace (Loyola Marymount) Taelor Ross (Seattle) Annie Tarakchian (Princeton) Amanda Berntsen (Princeton) Michelle Miller (Princeton) – Most Valuable Player LOS ANGELES – For many women’s basketball teams, the Thanksgiving holiday period usually involves participation in a multi-day…

Cal heads to Las Vegas with a 4-0 record and jump in the AP Poll after a successful homestand

Game Tweets No. 16 Cal (4-0) emerged from a weekend of two home games unscathed, with a program record for three-point shots and an increase in production from newcomers. Sunday’s 82-57 victory over Cal Poly (2-2) gives the Golden Bears…

Cal freshmen continue to shine, show composure as Bears down UC Riverside, 64-58

Cal freshmen continue to shine, show composure as Bears down UC Riverside, 64-58

Game tweets BERKELEY, Calif. – No. 21 Cal (3-0) survived a talented and determined UC Riverside (2-1) squad Friday afternoon, 64-58, at Haas Pavilion. With a crowd of several thousand schoolkids cheering them on during the program’s annual School Haas Rock…

No. 21 Cal faces UC Riverside in home opener, both teams are 2-0

UC Riverside (2-0) at No. 21 Cal (2-0) Friday, November 20, 11:30 am PT Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, CA TV/Streaming: Cal Live Stream Radio: None Live Stats Series: 4-1 Cal Both UC Riverside and Cal are 2-0 to start the season.…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/15 Podcast: More of The Roundtable! NCAA Tournament Preview Part II

[display_podcast] If today’s first round of the women’s tournament goes anything like the men’s games yesterday, it will be crazy! Yesterday, in part one of the Dishin & Swishin Roundtable, three of the four regions were discussed. Today, we talk…

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

Dishin & Swishin 3/19/15 Podcast: The Roundtable Speaks! NCAA Tournament Preview Part I

[display_podcast] It is finally time for the Big Dance and that means it is time for Dishin & Swishin to convene its annual pre-NCAA tournament roundtable! We have an outstanding panel today, with a slight twist. Not only is there…

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

Dishin & Swishin 3/05/15 Podcast: Time for Charlie Creme’s annual Bracketology visit

[display_podcast] The groundhog comes out once a year to look for his shadow, maybe bite the ear of a Wisconsin mayor, and to tell us how much more winter (and snow) we people in the North are going to get.…

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/14 Podcast: It’s March Madness! The Roundtable looks at the NCAA tournament

Dishin & Swishin 3/20/14 Podcast: It’s March Madness! The Roundtable looks at the NCAA tournament

[display_podcast] With apologies to Christmas and when kids return to school, thisis the most wonderful time of the year! March Madness! Let the games begin as 64 teams gather in sites around the country to fight for the right to…

Dishin & Swishin 03/06/14 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks bracketology and conference tournaments

Dishin & Swishin 03/06/14 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks bracketology and conference tournaments

[display_podcast] ESPN’s Charlie Creme is the preeminent “bracketologist” for women’s basketball. Creme reviews and analyzes teams, conferences, trends, schedules, precedents, historical placements, injuries and a myriad of other factors. He projects who will be the 64 teams selected for the…

Dishin & Swishin 02/27/14 Podcast: Our annual look at mid-majors featuring Ebony Rowe (MTSU) & Crystal Bradford (CMU) plus a Q&A with Graham Hays

Dishin & Swishin 02/27/14 Podcast: Our annual look at mid-majors featuring Ebony Rowe (MTSU) & Crystal Bradford (CMU) plus a Q&A with Graham Hays

[display_podcast] As we near conference tournament time, it is a good opportunity to look at some of the mid-majors across the country that are making some noise. In addition to perennial successes like Gonzaga, Dayton, and Marist, programs like Middle…

10-0 UConn goes into final exam break with 60-point victory over UC-Davis, 97-37

10-0 UConn goes into final exam break with 60-point victory over UC-Davis, 97-37

UC Davis traveled across the country to challenge top-ranked and undefeated UConn, but did not find their visit particularly enjoyable. UConn trailed 5-4 early, but then blew the game open, despite being down three key players (Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, Morgan Tuck…