Ducks stun Stanford to clinch first round bye at P-12 tourney

by Eric Sloat, DSH basketball correspondent   The Ducks are going back to Vegas, with a first-round bye (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images). Let’s just get this out of the way now; in the first five minutes of the second half, Stanford outscored Oregon 14-8, erasing a 36-30 Oregon lead, and tying the score at 44. But, as much as the Ducks have fallen on hard times during that...
Via The Duck Stops Here
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oregon beats Stanford, clinches bye in first round of Pac-12 tourney

  Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins pointed to Oregon junior forward Elgin Cook as the primary reason the Ducks came out ahead in an important Pac-12 Conference game Sunday. Cook scored 21 points, the third time he's scored as many, and the Ducks beat the Cardinal 73-70 to clinch the third seed and a first-round bye in the upcoming Pac-12 Conference tournament. Dwayne Benjamin, who...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Oregon beats Stanford 73-70, clinches bye in Pac-12 tourney

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Dwayne Benjamin made one of two free throws with 14 seconds remaining to give Oregon the lead in a 73-70 victory over Stanford to clinch the third seed and a first-round bye in the upcoming Pac-12 Conference tournament. Joseph Young, who scored 21 points, sank a pair of free throws with three seconds left after a missed Stanford shot. Elgin Cook also scored...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Humphrey leads Stanford past Oregon State 75-48

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) An injury opened the door for Michael Humphrey to get into Stanford's starting lineup. The freshman forward is making his own case to stay there. Humphrey scored 14 points and had a season-high 15 rebounds for his second straight double-double, and Stanford beat Oregon State 75-48 on Thursday night. ''I definitely feel more comfortable but I think it all starts...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford starts spring practice trying to regain reputation

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) There is no momentum from a bowl berth, no satisfaction from surprising skeptics and no sugarcoating the challenge ahead for Stanford. For the first time in five years, the Cardinal kicked off spring practice Monday night the way so many other programs do: out to show they belong among the country's best after a season that fell short of expectations. ''I love...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson: Lott provides the fire; Stanford provides the grit

Pregame speech by Ronnie Lott gives Stanford Cardinal the inspiration they need to beat Cal and keep their slim NCAA tournament hopes alive.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
9 days ago

Stanford tops California 72-61

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Anthony Brown had 16 points and 11 rebounds to help Stanford break out of its month-long funk and beat California 72-61 on Saturday to complete a season-sweep of the Golden Bears. Chasson Randle scored 19 points with eight assists and Michael Humphrey added 14 points and 11 rebounds for his first career double-double to help Stanford to its fifth win in the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal, San Jose State snubbed by NFL combine

Stanford sending six players to Indianapolis, but linebackers A.J. Tarpley and James Vaughters also were snubbed.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
11 days ago

Stanford OC Mike Bloomgren Sent Out A Cryptic Tweet About Coaching Under David Shaw

Mike Bloomgren has coached at Stanford since 2011, first as the offensive line coach/run game coordinator and for the past two seasons as the Andrew Luck Director of Offense (that’s fancy Stanford speak for offensive coordinator). Bloomgren’s tenure in Palo Alto has coincided with David Shaw’s time as the Cardinal head coach, and Bloomgren sent out an odd tweet this afternoon...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrus Peat Breakdown

Andrus Peat, Left Tackle, Stanford University  Height: 6’7″ (From Team Site) Weight: 316 lbs (From team site) Year: Jr Trait Notes:Footwork – BHand Usage – B-Awareness – BStrength and Leverage – B-Run Blocking – BPass Blocking – B-Consistency – B+Overall Current Grade – BOverall Ceiling Grade – A Footwork and movement skills: Andrus Peat displays good, active...
Via The Bay Cave
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford DE Henry Anderson

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Our second defensive lineman prospect of this series. […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Stanford DE Henry...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Concordia Defeats Stanford in 4 Sets

NAIA school Concordia University – Irvine beat NCAA D1 school Stanford Saturday night by a score of 3 – 1 (25 – 20, 26 – 24, 20 – 25, 25 – 18). Playing under NAIA rules, the Concordia Eagles were able to close out the Stanford Cardinal in four sets. Let’s see what the stats have to say.                                   CONCORDIA University – IRVINE...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Stanford solve their Oregon problem?

Thomas Tyner spun away from two Cardinal defenders at the goal line, highlighting a 45-16 victory with a 21-yard touchdown run in the third quarter (Steve Dykes, Getty Images photo). Predicted by many experts to win the PAC-12 North last season, Stanford fell to 5-4 in conference, losing three out of four in a midseason slide that included a 45-16 loss to the Ducks. Oregon held...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Pro Bowl draft: Andrew Luck on 'Deflate-gate,' Cardinals stay together

PHOENIX -- The best moment of Wednesday's Pro Bowl draft's came minutes after it started. Team Carter, led by Cris Carter, selected Colts quarterback Andrew Luck first overall. In his media session thereafter, the quarterback was asked how he was feeling following Indianapolis' 45-7 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. It was three days ago, so of course...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford QB Hogan to return to school for senior season

STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan will return to school as a fifth-year senior, opting to make one more run with the Cardinal next season instead of entering the NFL draft or pursuing other career paths. Hogan announced his decision via Twitter on Thursday, the final day for underclassman to declare for the draft. The school confirmed he would be back. Hogan's...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Carter Interview | Cornerback, Stanford

DraftSeason: Toughest part about deciding to turn pro early and enter the 2015 NFL Draft?Alex Carter: Leaving behind my friends and teammates, the guys that I’ve made a really tight bond with over the past three years.DraftSeason: You are in the top tier of the cornerback class in this years draft class, what do you feel sets you apart from the other top corners?Alex Carter:...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford left tackle Andrus Peat declares for NFL draft

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Left tackle Andrus Peat is forgoing his final season of eligibility at Stanford to enter the NFL draft. Peat announced his decision through the school Tuesday. The 6-foot-7, 316-pound Peat is considered one of the top tackles in the country. Peat had some lapses early in the season, mostly in pass protection, as the Cardinal worked in four new starters on the...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Foster Farms Bowl Scouting Preview – Stanford vs. Maryland

The Big Ten and PAC-12 will have a 7-5 team representing each respective conference in the Foster Farms Bowl in Levi Stadium, but each team is trending in different directions. The Maryland Terrapins played well in their first season in the Big Ten despite dealing with major injuries to key positions. On the other hand, the Stanford Cardinal have struggled in their quest to be a...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland vs. Stanford: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Foster Farms Bowl

Tuesday’s Foster Farms Bowl will consist of a match-up between the Maryland Terrapins and Stanford Cardinal. Maryland (7-5) surprised many with their performance this year while Stanford (7-5) had unfulfilled expectations. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 10:00 pm ET from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. The Odds: Stanford...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Once Smeared Blood From One Of His Players All Over His Face

Jim Harbaugh is the type of man who will go all-out in a contest of laser tag against a 10-year-old and bring his glove to baseball games in an attempt to chase down foul balls, so the following story about the ultra competitive coach probably won’t surprise you.  Then again, maybe it will.  According to a report by the Michigan Daily, Harbaugh once smeared the blood of one...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown's 25, Randle's 21 help Stanford upset No. 9 Texas in overtime

  Anthony Brown scored a season-best 25 points and Chasson Randle added 21 to help Stanford knock off No. 9 Texas 74-71 in overtime Tuesday night. The victory was Stanford's first on the road against a top-10 team since 2008. Brown gave Stanford (7-3) a one-point lead by making a driving shot with 1:08 left in the extra period. After Texas (10-2) guard Javan Felix missed a 3-point...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford tops Loyola Marymount 67-58

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Chasson Randle scored a season-high 31 points and Stefan Nastic added 15 points to help Stanford down Loyola Marymount 67-58 Wednesday night. The Cardinal (6-2) won for the third time in four games despite Randle having his consecutive free throw streak end at 39, the school's third longest, and the longest since Ryan Mendez's school record 49 in 2001. Randle...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Foster Farms Bowl 2014: Maryland vs. Stanford Preview

When: December 30, 10:00pm ESTWhere: Santa Clara (San Francisco area), California – Levi’s StadiumTV: ESPNSpread: Stanford – 14 (via Series: First Meeting (0-0)Last Meeting: N/A Gift Bag: Gift suite; Fossil watch (courtesy Statistical Breakdown: Offense: Defense: *courtesy Preview: (by Dave Fitzgerald) If this...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford plays spoiler as No. 8 UCLA loses Pac-12 South, playoff shot

PASADENA, Calif. -- Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 8 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday. Devon Cajuste and Michael Rector caught scoring passes for the Cardinal (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) as the two-time defending Pac-12 champions salvaged from satisfaction from a down season...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal at UCLA Bruins: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Pac-12 schools going in opposite directions will face off against each other on Friday when the Stanford Cardinal travel to take on the UCLA Bruins. Stanford (6-5) had eyes on the Pac-12 championship this year but it is No. 8 UCLA (9-2) who is looking to punch its ticket to that game with a win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ABC and WatchESPN...
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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