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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
3 hours 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...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours 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...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours 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...
Via AP on Fox
3 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...
Via AP on Fox
6 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
8 days ago

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...
Via The Net Set
21 days ago  |  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:...
Via DraftSeason
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Utes vs Stanford Cardinal Preview

Guest Writer Nate Mathis (@nathancmathis) breaks down the upcoming Utah/Stanford match up. Utah vs Stanford Preview Coming off of their largest margin of defeat all season and a two game losing streak, the Utes will look to right the ship this weekend as they head to Palo Alto to take on the struggling Stanford Cardinal in a Pac-12 showdown that will pit the conference’s two best...
Via TornBySports
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Comedians discuss the origin story of the new Stanford tree mascot on @midnight

The Sklar Brothers and Brandon Johnson joined Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central’s game show @Midnight to discuss the Stanford Cardinal mascot (and in case you don’t watch @Midnight I would suggest you not watch this at your place of employment). The first segment discuss the NFL but at the 1:57 mark they start to discuss the creepy new Stanford mascot and his origin story…....
Via The Student Section
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal: Kevin Hogan is the Forgotten Quarterback in the Pac 12

The Pac-12 appears to be king of the college football landscape – when it comes to the quarterback position. The SEC proved it was a dominant conference for years, producing solid passers in a conference made up of superstars. While the conference may still be the best overall in college sports, the Pac-12 has what every major conference wants – four or five NFL-ready passers...
Via Football Nation
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball done in by Stanford's big third inning

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Stanford baseball team capitalized with a five-run third inning and handed host Arizona a 5-3 defeat to capture the three-game series on a windy Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. Stanford (24-21, 11-13 Pac-12) scored all five of its runs in a decisive third inning, benefiting from a pair of errors on one costly play that led to four unearned runs. The early...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Match report — NCAA national championship, Loyola vs Stanford

This is what we live for. Two of the best teams in the nation battling it out for the right to be called national champions in 2014. In the red corner, the Stanford Cardinal, they of one of the strongest college sport pedigrees in the nation, winners of national championships of some kind for an amazing 37 straight years, and winners of this men’s volleyball national championship...
Via The Net Set
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Clamp Down on Stanford in 75-56 Win ☆

The UConn Huskies women’s basketball team may not be playing its collective best for 40 minutes offensively. But on defense, that’s a whole different story. After a quick start by the Stanford Cardinal and a slow start on the offensive end themselves, the Huskies defense went into lock-down mode. When that happened the game changed. And in the end, UConn found themselves with...
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clever Dayton postgame headline chosen via social media

A creative Twitter user was selected to have his/her headline for Dayton's win over Stanford featured on the Dayton Daily News' website homepage. "Tree down, three to go," a play on the Stanford Cardinal's "Tree" mascot, was submitted to the paper by @4THEST8, who follows 60 people, has nine followers and has an egg as his/her avatar. Users submitted their headlines following Dayton...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Stanford Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Stanford Cardinal was given a 10-seed in the South-region. Stanford is coached by Johnny Dawkins and hails from the Pac-12. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against New Mexico in St. Louis on Friday.  Why: Stanford finished with a 10-8 record in the Pac-12...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Cardinal 2014 Spring Football Preview

Stanford opens spring practice with a few holes to fill and some new faces on the coaching staff, but the program is poised to build off last year...
Via Athlon Sports
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stanford connects on two-pass alley-oop against UCLA

Stanford played great at home on Saturday against #23 UCLA, beating Steve Alford’s squad 83-74. The highlight of the game and probably of the weekend was Dwight Powell’s double alley-oop slam, which came off of tip passes from Chasson Randle and Anthony Brown. Not sure we’ll see another skilled dunk like this all season. The post Stanford runs incredible double alley-oop play...
Via Diehardsport
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford Has An Extremely Weird Promo Video For Tonight’s Matchup With Arizona

Tonight at Maples Pavilion, the Stanford Cardinal will look to give undefeated Arizona its first loss of the 2013-14 season. The Wildcats are off to their best start in school history at 20-0, but Stanford isn’t planning on giving them a warm welcome — no, they “won’t even know what him them”, according to possible the strangest promo/hype video of all-time from Stanford athletics:
Via College Spun
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford's Ukropina making dreams come true at Rose Bowl

Conrad Ukropina has enjoyed the fanfare of the Rose Bowl game nearly every year of his entire existence. The Pasadena native grew up less than a mile away from the Rose Parade route and only a few minutes from the iconic venue. He always knew he would someday play inside the Rose Bowl, but he didn’t know it would be football. "I grew up a soccer player," he said at Saturday...
Via Fox Sports West
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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