Posts Tagged ‘stanford’

NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

A look at the NCAA tournament’s Midwest Regional: TOP SEEDS [ 1 NORTH CAROLINA ] The Tar Heels play at one of the fastest paces in the country with freshman point guard Coby White (16.3 points, 4.1 assists per game) running the show. [ 2 KENTUCKY ] Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis combines..

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Big West men’s basketball tournament semifinals: UC Irvine extends winning streak to 15 games

He already has a degree from Stanford, making his performance Friday his most impressive postgraduate work yet. Robert Cartwright scored 16 of his team-high 17 points in the second half, repeatedly slashing through Long Beach State’s defense to lift UC Irvine to a 75-67 victory in the Big West..

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College admissions scandal fallout: Stanford students sue UCLA, USC and Yale

Two Stanford University students on Wednesday filed a federal class-action lawsuit against eight colleges ensnared in the largest college admissions scandal ever prosecuted , alleging that the rigged system denied them a fair chance to matriculate at the elite institutions and could tarnish their…

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Jaylen Hands helps UCLA hold off Stanford rally in Pac-12 tournament victory

Jaylen Hands had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping UCLA hold off Stanford 79-72 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night. The seventh-seeded Bruins (17-15) built a 26-point lead before Stanford started hitting shots in the closing minutes to pull within 69-62. UCLA hit..

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Free Museum Day comes to Sacramento on Saturday

Free Museum Day in Sacramento on Saturday offers a chance for visitors to sample new places to experience history, art, wildlife and culture. You can see vintage steam engines at the California State Railroad Museum , the one-time mansion of rail tycoon Leland Stanford , and handmade grass and reed…

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Pac-12: Stanford beats Arizona State 85-71 for first conference win

KZ Okpala had 21 points and nine rebounds, Oscar da Silva added 21 points and 10 rebounds and Stanford downed Arizona State 85-71 on Saturday in Palo Alto to earn its first conference victory. Daejon Davis added 13 points and nine assists for the Cardinal (8-8, 1-3 Pac-12 Conference), which has…

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USC defeats Stanford to improve to 2-0 in Pac-12 play

Nick Rakocevic scored 23 points and Bennie Boatwright added 22 to lead USC to a 77-66 win over Stanford on Sunday night at Galen Center. USC (9-6, 2-0 Pac-12) has won its first two conference games of the season for the first time since 2010 and four straight overall. Stanford (7-7, 0-2) has lost…

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College football: Stanford, Oregon win bowl games by a single point

Cameron Scarlett scored on a one-yard run and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a second score to lead Stanford to a 14-13 victory against Pittsburgh in the Sun Bowl on Monday in El Paso, Texas. The Cardinal (9-4) finished on a four-game winning streak, much the same way they did two years…

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College football: Stanford wins 9th straight Big Game, 23-13 over California; No. 23 Iowa State survives FCS Drake

Cameron Scarlett caught a short pass from K.J. Costello and raced 46 yards for one of his two touchdowns, Paulson Adebo intercepted two passes and Stanford relied on its defense to win its ninth straight Big Game, 23-13 over California on Saturday. The Cardinal (8-4, 6-3 Pacific 12) scored on their…

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Chip Kelly doesn’t have much to say about the Bruins’ three-win season

The failures have stacked up to where disappointment has become a natural state, this fatalism that gradually swept over UCLA in the last couple of decades explaining why Chip Kelly has received a free pass for a three-win maiden season. In the wake of a season-ending 49-42 loss to Stanford, you…

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