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.
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.
San Jose State has hired Jamie Craighead as its women’s basketball coach.
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.
The University of California at Berkeley women’s basketball team left Thursday for its first NCAA Tournament Final Four trip in the school’s history.
California rallied from down 10 with less than 7 minutes left in regulation to beat Georgia 65-62 in the Spokane Regional final and advance to the Final Four for the first time in school history.
There is no need for Lindsay Gottlieb to mention the Final Four every day. Sure, it’s on the minds of every one of her California players now that they are two victories from that elusive program first and a trip to the Big Easy.
Stanford used a spectacular perimeter shooting performance to rout No. 8 seed Michigan 73-40 on Tuesday night.
Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help California beat South Florida 82-78 in overtime on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.