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Women’s Basketball

Women's head basketball coach Tara VanDerveer of the Stanford Cardinal.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Stanford’s VanDerveer Becomes 5th Women’s Coach With 900 Wins

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.

11/27/2013

Tara VanDerveer speaks during the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Symphony Hall on August 12, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

VanDerveer Wins 899th Game As Stanford Tops Purdue

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.

11/26/2013

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Picked To Win Pac-12 Again; Cal 2nd In Coaches’ Poll

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.

10/24/2013

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San Jose State Hires Jamie Craighead As Women’s Basketball Coach

San Jose State has hired Jamie Craighead as its women’s basketball coach.

09/17/2013

Tara VanDerveer speaks during the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Symphony Hall on August 12, 2011 in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Stanford Extends Contract Of Hall Of Fame Coach VanDerveer

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.

07/17/2013

Members of the Cal women's basketball team acknowledge cheers during a rally at Haas Pavilion on the UC Berkeley campus, April 4, 2013. (CBS)

Fans Salute Cal Women Ahead Of 1st Final Four Trip

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.

04/04/2013

Cal guard Layshia Clarendon

Cal Women Beat Georgia, Reach First-Ever Final Four

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.

04/01/2013

Cal guard Layshia Clarendon

Cal Women Look To Advance Beyond Sweet 16

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.

03/27/2013

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Top-Seeded Stanford Women Rout Michigan, Reach Sweet 16

Stanford used a spectacular perimeter shooting performance to rout No. 8 seed Michigan 73-40 on Tuesday night.

03/26/2013

Cal guard Layshia Clarendon

Cal Women Beat South Florida In OT, Advance To Sweet 16

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.

03/25/2013

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