Fifth-ranked Stanford could come back to Pauley Pavilion next month for the NCAA tournament, and that would be fine with Chiney Ogwumike.
Chiney Ogwumike had 29 points, eight rebounds and four assists and No. 4 Stanford ran its winning streak to 20 games by beating 21st-ranked Cal 79-64 on Sunday.
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. […]