February 15, 2007

Stanford goes to the post

Stanford goes to the post

By: Brooks Hatch, Corrvallis Gazette-Times

The next time the Oregon State women’s basketball team plays Stanford, it should just leave the arena at halftime and call it good.

For the second time this season, the ninth-ranked Cardinal erased a substantial first-half deficit, outscored the Beavers 38-21 in the second half and made off with a 70-55 victory on Thursday night before a Gill Coliseum crowd of 1,526. (More ...

Inspired win for Stanford

By: Michelle Smith, San Francisco Chronicle

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer wondered, as she waited all day for a flight out of Providence, R.I., on Wednesday, whether Candice Wiggins had packed her uniform for the Cardinal's trip to Oregon. Did she even have to ask?

With No. 9 Stanford in a very fragile place, watching another teammate go down with a potentially serious injury and getting outhustled by ninth-place Oregon State over the first 20 minutes, VanDerveer decided to go for the visual impact of having her two-time All-American ready to play.(More ...)

Appel propels hobbled Stanford

From: Mercury News Wire Services

After stumbling through the first half, Stanford came roaring back with a little help from injured guard Candice Wiggins and a lot of help from freshman Jayne Appel.

Appel had a season-high 28 points to go with 17 rebounds, Wiggins entered in the second half to steady the offensive attack, and No. 9 Stanford beat Oregon State 70-55 Thursday. (More ...)

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