Cinderella Dons Earn Spot In NCAA TourneyTaylor Proctor scored 27 points, Zhane Dikes added 21 and San Francisco earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 19 years with a 70-68 victory over BYU in the West Coast Conference title game Tuesday.
Cal Stuns No. 10 ASU At Pac-12 Women's TourneyPac-12 freshman of the year Kristine Anigwe scored 24 points, Asha Thomas added all 16 of her points in the second half and California stunned No. 10 Arizona State 75-64 on Friday in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals.
No. 13 Stanford Women Stunned By Santa ClaraDevin Hudson scored 12, Morgan McGwire and Lori Parkinson added 11, and the Santa Clara women upset No. 13 Stanford 61-58 on Monday night.
Women's Coaches VanDerveer, Gottlieb Learn From Warriors Tara VanDerveer is getting way into the Golden State Warriors, catching as many games as she can on television that don't conflict with her own busy basketball schedule.
Stanford Defeats Oklahoma, Returns To Sweet 16 In NCAA TournamentAmber 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.
Cal Women Treat Home Crowd To Opening NCAA Tournament WinReshanda 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.
No. 6 Stanford Women Stun No. 1 UConn In OvertimeAmber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against top-ranked Connecticut to snap the Huskies' 47-game winning streak Monday night.
Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike Selected With Top Pick In WNBA DraftChiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night. Ogwumike joined her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen first in the WNBA.
No Final Four This Year, Cal Women Fall To BaylorA year after the Bears' surprising run through the NCAA tournament, their season ended in the second round this time after Baylor took over in the second half Monday night and won 75-56.
Stanford Women Defeat FSU, Return Home For Sweet 16Chiney Ogwumike had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Stanford broke open the game with a 30-2 run spanning the halves in a 63-44 victory over Florida State in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament Monday night.
No. 20 Cal Women Fall To Washington State In Pac-12 TourneyReshanda Grey led Cal (21-9) with 26 points, but second-leading scorer Brittany Boyd finished with nine points and fouled out with 6 minutes left. Gennifer Brandon finished with 20 points off the bench for California, which has lost two straight, and Afure Jemerigbe added 16.
Stanford Women Bounce Colorado, Advance To Pac-12 Tournament SemifinalChiney Ogwumike scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half, and No. 4 Stanford overcame its worst scoring first half of the season to knock off pesky Colorado 69-54 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Conference tournament Friday.