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Video: USC introduces Lindsay Gottlieb as new head coach

Video: USC introduces Lindsay Gottlieb as new head coach

USC welcomed its new women’s basketball coach Tuesday afternoon in a Zoom press conference. Lindsay Gottlieb returns to the Pac-12 after serving as an assistant coach in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers. She was the first-ever NCAA women’s head…

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…

Kiana Williams hits her stride as No. 1 Stanford continues to roll, beats USC 80-60

Kiana Williams hits her stride as No. 1 Stanford continues to roll, beats USC 80-60

Stanford senior guard Kiana Williams had her best night of the season so far Saturday night in her team’s 80-60 road win over USC (1-4, 0-4). The No. 1 Cardinal move to 6-0 with the win, and the program’s all-time…

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…

Stanford bounces back to beat USC on Senior Day, 79-59

Stanford bounces back to beat USC on Senior Day, 79-59

STANFORD, Calif. – The Stanford Cardinal (21-3, 10-2 Pac-12) used a 13-0 start to dominate Pac-12, Southern California (12-11, 4-8) on Senior Day, 79-59, at Maples Pavilion. Stanford led wire to wire and prevented USC from notching a point for…

HBO Sports to air documentary on USC squad that won the 1983 national championship

HBO Sports to air documentary on USC squad that won the 1983 national championship

HBO Sports released the following today: Women of Troy is an HBO Sports documentary exploring the transcendent career of the Cheryl Miller-led USC Trojans and their impact on women’s basketball. The Women of Troy arrived to the University of Southern…

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…

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 sweep of L.A. Pac-12 schools with 72-65  win over USC

Stanford completes sweep of L.A. Pac-12 schools with 72-65 win over USC

Stanford beats UCLA and USC over the weekend Win » ?#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/WUcDwyN8zQ — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) December 31, 2017 Stanford, Calif. – Stanford (8-6, 2-0) completed a sweep of the visiting Los Angeles Pac-12 schools this weekend, after a…

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…

Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigns as head coach of Southern California

After getting ousted in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament with a 71-58 loss to California, USC announced that head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke resigned. “I absolutely love USC and I always want what is best for this university,” said…

Kelsey Plum named Pac-12 Player of the Year, Scott Rueck tabbed as Pac-12 Coach of the Year

Just a few days after becoming the NCAA women’s basketball all-time career scoring leader, Washington senior guard Kelsey Plum was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year. She joins Giuliana Mendiola (2003) as the second Washington player all-time to earn…

Cal completes weekend sweep, Penina Davidson leads Bears in 63-56 win over USC

Cal completes weekend sweep, Penina Davidson leads Bears in 63-56 win over USC

BERKELEY, Calif. – California (17-7, 5-7) survived a close game and fourth quarter rally from Southern California (12-11, 3-9) to complete a sweep of the Pac-12’s Los Angeles schools with a 63-56 victory over the visiting Trojans Sunday morning at…

Tara VanDerveer joins the 1,000 career-win club after victory over USC

Tara VanDerveer joins the 1,000 career-win club after victory over USC

Quotes from coaches around the country Jennifer Azzi on VanDerveer’s acccomplishment In her own words Year-by-year record Accolades and accomplishments STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer joined Pat Summitt as the only NCAA women’s basketball coaches with 1,000…

Southern California sweeps Pac-12 Player of the Week Awards

Southern California sweeps Pac-12 Player of the Week Awards

After upsetting of Hoopfeed No. 21/AP No. 25 Texas A&M 66-62 last Wednesday, Southern California swept the Pac-12 Player of the Week awards. After the road victory USC improved to 6-1. It was the first loss of the season for…

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.…