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From Texas to Stanford to Los Angeles: Nneka Ogwumike’s impressive trajectory and rookie splash

From Texas to Stanford to Los Angeles: Nneka Ogwumike’s impressive trajectory and rookie splash

Stanford just lost to Baylor in the Final Four this past April, the final game of Nneka Ogwumike’s college, but in the locker room afterward, the star forward was not among the teary-eyed. She told reporters, with a smile, that…

Dishin’ on the Brackets: Fresno Region

Every year those that decide tournament sites look at a map and say “we have to find someplace close to Stanford to host a regional.” This year, it is Fresno that gets to bring in the top seeded Cardinal. As…

Tennessee at Stanford Previews

Tennessee at Stanford Previews

No. 4 Stanford Cardinal (7-1) vs. No. 6 Lady Volunteers (7-2), Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 - 7 p.m. PT, Maples Pavilion (7,329) - Stanford, Calif. Series History: Tennessee leads 22-6. TV: Fox Sports Net/Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

Dishin & Swishin October 27, 2011 Podcast: Tara VanDerveer preparing a new batch of players for success

Dishin & Swishin October 27, 2011 Podcast: Tara VanDerveer preparing a new batch of players for success

A while back I had Teresa Edwards as a guest on Dishin & Swishin. We discussed the 1996 Olympic women's basketball team, the one that most consider the driving force behind the professional leagues that started the next year. I…

Stanford dismisses point guard JJ Hones from team.

Update: Stanford police arrested Hones on May 2 for driving under the influence, reckless driving, evading a police officer and resisting arrest. Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer dismissed point guard JJ Hones from the program for a violation of team…

25 years ago a game at Iowa set a record when 22,157 fans showed up

On a winter day in 1985, women’s basketball fans showed an enormous amount of support as 22,157 fans squeezed into the 15,500-capacity Carver-Hawkeye Arena at Iowa for a game between two of the Big Ten’s elite. The Hawkeyes hosted Ohio…