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Stanford survives Arizona 54-53, wins third national championship

Stanford survives Arizona 54-53, wins third national championship

In the first-ever national championship matchup between Pac-12 teams, the overall top seed, Stanford prevailed 54-53 over an upset-minded third-seeded Arizona. The win marked the third championship for the Cardinal and head coach Tara VanDerveer in a season where she…

Arizona continues to make history, heads into the national championship game after taking down UConn

Arizona continues to make history, heads into the national championship game after taking down UConn

Team Comparison Statistics Arizona continues to make history this season as the Wildcats beat UConn in the Final Four to head to the national championship game for the first time in program history. With an electrifying performance from senior guard…

No. 4 Stanford tops No. 9 Arizona 62-48, wins first Pac-12 regular-season title in seven years

No. 4 Stanford tops No. 9 Arizona 62-48, wins first Pac-12 regular-season title in seven years

Stanford wins its first Pac-12 regular-season title in seven years Pac-12 Champs ??#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/bC1XJLWGuh — Stanford Athletics (@GoStanford) February 23, 2021 Team Comparison Stats With a hard-fought 62-48 win over No. 9 Arizona (15-3, 13-3 Pac-12) Monday night at Maples…

Pac-12 announces weekly matchups and site designations for 2020-21

Pac-12 announces weekly matchups and site designations for 2020-21

The Pac-12 Conference announced the weekly matchups for the league’s 22-game 2020-21  basketball schedule.  Dates and times for each game will be announced later. Conference play for 2020-21 will transition to a 22-game, double-round robin schedule in an effort to…

Pac-12 issues public reprimand to Oregon State’s Scott Rueck for comments about officiating

Pac-12 issues public reprimand to Oregon State’s Scott Rueck for comments about officiating

The Pac-12 issued the following release Friday morning: Oregon State University head coach Scott Rueck has been reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for public comments made about women’s basketball officiating, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. Rueck was reprimanded for comments…

Weekly Pac-12 Awards (11/18/19): Arizona’s Aari McDonald and Oregon State’s Taylor Jones earn honors

Weekly Pac-12 Awards (11/18/19): Arizona’s Aari McDonald and Oregon State’s Taylor Jones earn honors

Arizona junior guard Aari McDonald made program history this past week with an outstanding offensive performance on the road at Texas on Sunday afternoon. The sharpshooter broke the Wildcats’ single-game scoring record in an 83-58 victory over the Longhorns. She…

Oregon tops 2019-20 Pac-12 Preseason Media Poll, Ionescu unanimous Preseason All-Pac-12 pick

For the second consecutive season, media tabbed Oregon as the preseason favorite to win the Pac-12 regular season crown. The Ducks received 19 first-place votes and 239 points while second-place Stanford collected 219 points and one first-place vote. Oregon State…

Cardinal payback: Stanford avenges regular season loss to Oregon with conference tournament title

Cardinal payback: Stanford avenges regular season loss to Oregon with conference tournament title

LAS VEGAS – With an embarrassing regular season loss at the hands of top-seeded Oregon (29-4) in the back of their minds, No. 2 seed Stanford (28-4) took down the conference leader in the final of the Pac-12 tournament in…

After three days of epic games in Pac-12 tourney, top seeds Oregon and Stanford to play for title

After three days of epic games in Pac-12 tourney, top seeds Oregon and Stanford to play for title

Pac-12 Tournament Final – #2 Stanford vs. #1 Oregon, 5 p.m. PT, ESPN2 Tournament Results First round #5 Arizona State 66, #12 Colorado 49 #8 Arizona 76, #9 USC 48 #7 California 77, #10 Washington State 58 #11 Washington 64,…

Aari McDonald reaches scoring milestone, Arizona trounces USC in Pac-12 tourney 76-48

Aari McDonald reaches scoring milestone, Arizona trounces USC in Pac-12 tourney 76-48

Not only was that our largest margin of victory in a #Pac12WBB Tournament game, it was also our highest field goal pct. in a #Pac12WBB Tournament game. Is 57% good? Seems good. pic.twitter.com/Y8AKn4yf2u — Arizona Women's Basketball (@ArizonaWBB) March 8,…

Pac-12 Postseason Awards announced: Media tab UCLA’s Cori Close as Coach of the Year

Pac-12 Postseason Awards announced: Media tab UCLA’s Cori Close as Coach of the Year

Media members who cover the Pac-12 agreed with the league’s coaches in voting Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu as the Pac-12 Player of the Year for the second-straight season. California senior center Kristine Anigwe earned the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year…

Pac-12 issues public reprimand to Arizona coach Adia Barnes for comments about officiating

Statement from the Pac-12: University of Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes has been reprimanded by the Pac-12 Conference for public comments made about women’s basketball officiating, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today. Barnes was reprimanded for comments made in…

Stanford’s grit helps the Cardinal withstand Arizona 56-54

Stanford’s grit helps the Cardinal withstand Arizona 56-54

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford senior forward Alanna Smith did it again. The Australian scholar drained the game-winner from the Outback (three-point range), and her Stanford Cardinal (22-4, 12-3) defeated the Arizona Wildcats (17-9, 7-8), 56-54, in an exciting contest, Friday…

Media tabs Oregon as the favorite to win the Pac-12 2018-19 regular-season crown

Media tabs Oregon as the favorite to win the Pac-12 2018-19 regular-season crown

SAN FRANCISCO – Media members who cover  Pac-12 women’s basketball voted Oregon as the favorite to win the 2018-19 regular-season crown in a preseason poll. This is the first time that the Ducks landed in first place. Stanford is second with…

Social media recap: 2018 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Media Day

Social media recap: 2018 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Media Day

Early Wednesday morning, the day of the Pac-12’s women’s basketball media day, the league released the results of the 2018 preseason coaches’ poll. While Oregon topped the poll, all of the league’s teams came into media day with high hopes,…

Oregon voted as favorite in coaches preseason Pac-12 poll

Oregon voted as favorite in coaches preseason Pac-12 poll

Oregon, the defending Pac-12 regular-season and Pac-12 Tournament Champion  was voted the preseason favorite to win the 2018-19 season The Ducks collected the maximum possible points (121) and first-place votes (11). Stanford voted to finish second, collecting 107 points and…

Pac-12 Tournament play begins with lower-seeded teams that are fully capable of pulling off an upset in later rounds

Pac-12 Tournament play begins with lower-seeded teams that are fully capable of pulling off an upset in later rounds

Pac-12 Tournament Schedule Thursday, Mar. 1 #8 Utah vs. #9 Colorado Pac-12 Network, Pac-12 Mountain 11 a.m. PT #5 California vs. #12 Washington Pac-12 Network, Pac-12 Bay Area Pac-12 Washington 2 p.m. PT #7 USC vs. #10 Washington State Pac-12…

Stanford completes weekend with 79-42 rout of Arizona, team alumnae and fans honor Amy Tucker

Stanford completes weekend with 79-42 rout of Arizona, team alumnae and fans honor Amy Tucker

STANFORD, Calif. – The Stanford Cardinal (14-8, 8-2) are still undefeated (6-0) at home in Pac-12 conference play, after taming the Arizona Wildcats 79-42 inside cozy Maples Pavilion Sunday evening. “There’s probably a comfort level [at home],” Stanford head coach…

Pac-12 Strong As Ever Begins 2017-18 Facing Tough Foes

Pac-12 Strong As Ever Begins 2017-18 Facing Tough Foes

A strange thing happened in the preseason polls when it came to the Pac-12. After back-to-back historic seasons with seven teams earning NCAA tournament bids last season, everyone knows that the Pac-12 is one of the toughest, if not the…

UCLA tops Pac-12 Preseason Media Poll, Preseason All-Pac-12 team announced

UCLA tops Pac-12 Preseason Media Poll, Preseason All-Pac-12 team announced

Last month, UCLA topped the Pac-12 Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Today, the conference announced that the Bruins were also voted No. 1 in a poll of media members. UCLA received 242 points and 14 first-place votes. Oregon is second place in…

2017 Pac-12 Media Day: Commissioner Larry Scott emphasizes extensive TV coverage as a bedrock of women’s basketball success

2017 Pac-12 Media Day: Commissioner Larry Scott emphasizes extensive TV coverage as a bedrock of women’s basketball success

SAN FRANCISCO – Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott opened the conference’s 2017 women’s basketball media day reiterating how much he loves the sport and expressing his dedication to make sure it remains a successful part of the league. “Particularly a delight…

Media select UCLA to win Pac-12 title

In a polling of media members who cover Pac-12 women’s basketball, UCLA was voted to win the 2016-17 Pac-12 regular-season title, the Conference office announced today. The Bruins received 233 points and 13 first-place votes to grab the top spot.…

Media votes Jillian Alleyne and Jamie Weisner as Pac-12 Players of the Year

Media votes Jillian Alleyne and Jamie Weisner as Pac-12 Players of the Year

A panel of Pac-12 women’s basketball media members who cover the league voted seniors Jillian Alleyne of Oregon and Jamie Weisner of Oregon State the Pac-12 Players of the Year. Additionally, the panel selected California’s Kristine Anigwe the Pac-12 Freshman of…

Arizona parts ways with head coach Niya Butts

Arizona head coach Niya Butts and the women’s basketball staff will not return to the program after the completion of the 2015-16 season announced director of athletics Greg Byrne on Tuesday. A national search for the next coach will begin…

Pac-12 announces women’s basketball All-Conference honors as selected by coaches

The Pac-12 Conference office announced the 15-member All-Pac-12 Women’s Basketball team, as well as the five member Pac-12 All-Defensive and Pac-12 All-Freshman teams, as voted on by the league’s 12 head coaches. Among those selected are four three-time all-conference honorees: Oregon’s Jillian…