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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…

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…

SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

SMU cancels the remainder of the season due to Covid-19 concerns

The release from Southern Methodist: The SMU women’s basketball team has decided to not play the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. Potential virus-related issues including the possibility of isolation, quarantine and season…

Out in Denver: Doshia Woods’ Journey Inspires Other Coaches to Live Authentically and Escape the Closet

Out in Denver: Doshia Woods’ Journey Inspires Other Coaches to Live Authentically and Escape the Closet

When college basketball shut down on March 12, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Doshia Woods was an assistant coach at Tulane. The team fell in the second round of the American Athletic Conference tournament days earlier, ending the season…

No. 1 Stanford finishes 2020 with 61-49 road win at No. 10 UCLA and Belibi notches her second dunk

No. 1 Stanford finishes 2020 with 61-49 road win at No. 10 UCLA and Belibi notches her second dunk

Belibi dunks again Are you ??????? me @fran_belibi1?! Too good ???#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/RoFafh2LaI — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) December 21, 2020 With another dunk from sophomore forward Fran Belibi in the mix, No. 1 Stanford (7-0, 4-0) earned a 61-49 win…

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…

With a win over Pacific, Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer makes history, becomes the  winningest coach in women’s college basketball history

With a win over Pacific, Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer makes history, becomes the winningest coach in women’s college basketball history

Career Highlights || Win #1098 || Win #1000 I’m just so thankful. Our team came out, and I thought, you know, did what we needed to do. We had a lot of different people stepping up for us. They wanted…

San Antonio to host the entire DI NCAA tournament, organizers hope to finalize one-site plans by the end of January

San Antonio to host the entire DI NCAA tournament, organizers hope to finalize one-site plans by the end of January

The entire 2021 Women’s DI NCAA Tournament will take place in one location next spring. San Antonio, previously announced as the site of the Final Four, will be ground zero for the tournament. Last month, the NCAA men’s committee announced…

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer ties Pat Summitt for career wins, the victory included a dunk from sophomore Fran Belibi

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer ties Pat Summitt for career wins, the victory included a dunk from sophomore Fran Belibi

VanDerveer’s career record improves to 1,098-253 (.813) Celebrating an unmatched legacy ?#GoStanford pic.twitter.com/GvB3curQF1 — Stanford Women’s Basketball (@StanfordWBB) December 14, 2020 From the Hoopfeed archive: Tara VanDerveer joins the 1,000 career-win club after victory over USC No. 1 Stanford moved…

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is sad to announce the passing of longtime WBHOF Board Member and Class of 2021 Inductee Sue Donohoe

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is sad to announce the passing of longtime WBHOF Board Member and Class of 2021 Inductee Sue Donohoe

Sue Donohoe Release from the WBHOF: The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is sad to announce the passing of longtime WBHOF Board Member and Class of 2021 Inductee Sue Donohoe. Sue passed away this morning after a brief illness (non-COVID…

With just nine healthy players, Cal remains upbeat during tough stretch but needs “a little nasty” and a bit less nice

With just nine healthy players, Cal remains upbeat during tough stretch but needs “a little nasty” and a bit less nice

For basketball coaches, having players who show up to practice ready to work on getting better and who are receptive to honest feedback can make all the difference in the world with how a season plays out. Even when a…

Santa Clara, San José State and Stanford adjust schedules and travel to comply with county Covid-19 health directives

Santa Clara, San José State and Stanford adjust schedules and travel to comply with county Covid-19 health directives

Updated 12/4/20 With a coronavirus-related contact sports ban issued by the Santa Clara County Public Health early this week, Division I universities in the area scrambled to find accommodations for their winter sports programs outside of the county. The ban, which went…

John R. Wooden Award 2020-21 preseason Top 30 Watch List

John R. Wooden Award 2020-21 preseason Top 30 Watch List

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Preseason Top 30 Watch List, 30 athletes chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members. Players not on the preseason list are still eligible for the midseason list, late-season…

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…

No season for FAMU: Florida A&M opts out of competition due to Covid-19 concerns

No season for FAMU: Florida A&M opts out of competition due to Covid-19 concerns

Following in the steps of fellow MEAC members, Bethune-Cookman University and Maryland Eastern Shore, Florida A&M women’s basketball will not play “this 2020-21 season due to concerns with COVID-19.” FAMU was set to open the season on Wednesday, hosting fellow…

With a young roster and newcomers, Maryland focuses on building consistency and taking advantage of depth

With a young roster and newcomers, Maryland focuses on building consistency and taking advantage of depth

During Maryland’s virtual media day on Thursday, head coach Brenda Frese’s Zoom background was a picture from the last time they’d taken the floor. Confetti fell for Maryland after breezing past the Ohio State Buckeyes 82-65 in the Big Ten…

The 2020-21 USA Today Preseason Top 25 Coaches Poll

The USA TODAY Sports Top 25 women’s basketball poll, with team’s records from last year in parentheses, total points based on 25 for first place through one point for 25th, ranking in last year’s final poll and first-place votes received.…

2020-21 Big 12 Virtual Media Day: Social Media Recap

2020-21 Big 12 Virtual Media Day: Social Media Recap

Preseason Poll || Social Media Recap || Conference Schedule The Big 12 Conference held its annual media day in a virtual setting Wednesday. Baylor tops the league’s preseason coaches’ poll for the tenth time since 2006 with Texas, Iowa State,…

WBCA announces preseason 2021 Wade Trophy Watch List

WBCA announces preseason 2021 Wade Trophy Watch List

The WBCA announced the preseason watch list for the 2021 Wade Trophy, an award presented to the best player in college women’s basketball. The Wade Trophy, in its 44th year, is the oldest national player of the year award in college…

Stanford tops Pac-12 Preseason Polls; Preseason Media All-Conference Team announced

Stanford tops Pac-12 Preseason Polls; Preseason Media All-Conference Team announced

Preseason Media All-Conference Team Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer is only five wins away from surpassing the legendary Pat Summitt as the winningest coach in women’s college basketball. And to start the season, her Cardinal squad tops the Pac-12’s preseason…

The 2021 Naismith Trophy Watch List

The 2021 Naismith Trophy Watch List

The 2021 Women’s Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy Watch List includes 50 players representing 11 conferences, with the Big 12, Pac-12, and SEC having nine players each. UConn leads the list with four players, followed by Baylor and Stanford with three…