Chiney Ogwumike scored a career-high 36 points, Mikaela Ruef grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds, and No. 3 Stanford pulled Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer closer to the 900-win club with a 86-51 victory over Cal Poly on Friday night.
Josh Huestis scored 13 of his team-high 18 points in the second half to help Stanford beat Northwestern 71-58 on Thursday night.
Tyler Haws had 31 points and eight rebounds, Matt Carlino scored 26 points and BYU beat Stanford 112-103 on Monday night in the first major test of the season for both teams.
Tara VanDerveer planned on using No. 3 Stanford’s game with top-ranked Connecticut as an early season barometer.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 30 and pulled down 14 rebounds and point guard Amber Orrange nearly had a triple-double for Stanford in an 83-71 win over Boston College on Saturday.
Chasson Randle scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half to help Stanford open the season with a 72-68 victory over Bucknell on Friday night.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards and No. 6 Stanford hammered No. 2 Oregon for three quarters, then held off a furious final kick by the Ducks to crush their national title hopes for a second straight season, this time with a 26-20 victory Thursday night.
Jonathan Martin’s new attorney says the Miami Dolphins tackle endured harassment from teammates that went far beyond the traditional locker room hazing, including a malicious physical attack and daily vulgar comments.
Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson is more troubled than he is surprised by the news surrounding suspended Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito.
Traffic congestion was expected in the Palo Alto area later Thursday when fans head to Stanford Stadium for the sold-out Stanford-Oregon football game, and police were asking drivers to avoid the area.