On the bright side, the Spartans do have some young talent to build around in hopes of adding more wins next season and being more competitive in MWC play. One such player is current sophomore guard Rashad Muhammad.
Chasson Randle hit two free throws with 3.4 seconds left in overtime, and Stanford won the second NIT title of his career, edging Miami 66-64 on Thursday.
After a sweet run to the Elite Eight of March Madness, the Zags saw their season come to an end this past Sunday in a 66-52 defeat at the hands of Duke
Amber Orrange scored 24 points and Lili Thompson added 19 as Stanford’s backcourt mates took the game over in the second half Monday to lead the fourth-seeded Cardinal to an 86-76 victory over fifth-seeded Oklahoma in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
For sophomore guard Bryce Alford and the UCLA Bruins, the ups have certainly outweighed the downs, as the team from Westwood heads to yet another Sweet 16 appearance this Friday evening versus Gonzaga.
Reshanda Gray spent the closing minutes pounding her chest in celebration and running up and down the bench high-fiving as California’s supporting cast closed out an impressive NCAA Tournament opener at home in Haas Pavilion.
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Known for its football prowess in recent years, Oregon (25-9) isn’t too shabby on the basketball hardwood either, much of which can be attributed to the play of Young.
Both California and Stanford had huge opportunities on Thursday to make noise in the Pac-12 Tournament, while also catching the eyes of the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee in some fashion. But the Golden Bears and the Cardinal both took it on the chin from ranked conference opponents, losing badly in the spotlight. Thus, the two Bay Area schools will now wait for bids to the National Invitation Tournament early next week.
It was a good day for the Bay Area in Las Vegas, as both the California and Stanford men’s basketball teams scored wins in the first round of their conference tournament. Cal beat Washington State, and Stanford beat Washington. Both teams will play again on Thursday in Sin City—this time against better competition.