Tara VanDerveer became the fifth women’s coach to reach 900 victories with No. 6 Stanford’s 83-59 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday night.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 17 of her 22 points in the second half to lead No. 6 Stanford to an 86-69 win over 16th-ranked Purdue and earn Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer her 899th career victory.
Tara VanDerveer planned on using No. 3 Stanford’s game with top-ranked Connecticut as an early season barometer.
Stanford has been picked by the Pac-12 coaches to win the conference title again this season behind reigning Player of the Year Chiney Ogwumike.
Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer will receive the Legends of Coaching award in April, recognizing college basketball coaches who exemplify John Wooden’s high standards of coaching and personal integrity.
The coach says she signed a new deal but did not offer specifics. She had two years remaining on her previous contract, through the 2014-15 season.
Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer plans to sit down with athletic director Bernard Muir at the end of the season to begin talks about a contract extension.
STANFORD (CBS/AP) — Tara VanDerveer had a simple message for her struggling Stanford team at halftime: The season could be over in 20 minutes. Chiney Ogwumike took it to heart, along with all the others. […]
Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer turned to senior forward Joslyn Tinkle and marveled that she had just won her 400th conference game.
The second-ranked Cardinal earned the top seed in the Fresno region and found out Monday they will face No. 16 seed Hampton in the first round Saturday.