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  1. Texas Longhorns make statement with win over Stanford Cardinal

    Michelle Smith

    Texas coach Karen Aston was just looking for a way to gauge where her young team was at. Instead, the Longhorns upset the Cardinal to take big step toward returning to national prominence.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  2. Stanford Cardinal knock off No. 1 Connecticut Huskies, snap 47-ga...

    Michelle Smith

    It's only November and there's a lot of season left, but it got a lot more interesting Monday as Stanford stunned two-time defending NCAA champion UConn and snapped the Huskies' 47-game winning streak.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  3. New era brings new offense to Stanford Cardinal

    Michelle Smith

    That triangle offense that Stanford has used for the past 35 seasons? Tara VanDerveer is hanging it up this season in favor of a more guard-oriented attack that better suits her personnel.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  4. Women's Final Four 2014 - Connecticut Huskies' defense smothers S...

    Michelle Smith

    Connecticut is perhaps the top defensive team in the nation, a fact that often goes overlooked with the Huskies' bevy of productive offensive players. But the defense carried the day against Stanford.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  5. Women's Final Four 2014 - Stanford Cardinal still chasing elusive...

    Michelle Smith

    Stanford is in its sixth Final Four in seven seasons -- but hasn't won a title in 22 years. Chiney Ogwumike and the Cardinal hope to make new history at the Final Four, even as a huge underdog against UConn.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  6. Women's NCAA tournament 2014 - Stanford Cardinal's Mikaela Ruef u...

    Michelle Smith

    Working hard and handling multiple responsibilities has never been a problem for Stanford's Mikaela Ruef. The redshirt senior and engineering student has juggled starting for the Cardinal this season with a demanding internship.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  7. Women's NCAA Tournament 2014 - Stanford Cardinal receive No. 2 se...

    Michelle Smith

    Stanford's having to travel to Ames for its NCAA tournament opener puzzled coach Tara VanDerveer more than the Cardinal's receiving a No. 2 seed.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  8. Women's college basketball - Southern California Trojans upset St...

    Michelle Smith

    Southern California -- which upset Stanford -- and upstart Oregon State will meet in Sunday's Pac-12 final, guaranteeing the league a new tournament champion for the first time since 2006.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2014
  9. Women's college basketball - Quiet Amber Orrange has loud presenc...

    Michelle Smith

    Amber Orrange might not be the most outspoken player on the floor, especially for a guard. But Tara VanDerveer says Orrange keeps the beat for the Cardinal.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  10. Women's college basketball - Players for California Golden Bears,...

    Michelle Smith

    Cal's Mikayla Lyles and Stanford's Toni Kokenis teamed up for five months to plan a program of events to connect their schools in support of LGBT inclusion in sports.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  11. Women's college basketball - Stanford Cardinal hang on to beat Ca...

    Michelle Smith

    After nearly blowing a 30-point lead, Stanford hung on to beat Cal 70-64. The two teams meet again Sunday, with the Cardinal looking to play 40 solid minutes and the Bears trying to finish what they started in Thursday's second half.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  12. Women's college basketball - Chiney Ogwumike leads Stanford Cardi...

    Michelle Smith

    Chiney Ogwumike scored 32 points and grabbed a season-high 20 rebounds to help No. 6 Stanford hand third-ranked Tennessee its first loss of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2013
  13. Women's college basketball - Balance leads healthy Stanford Cardi...

    Michelle Smith

    Stanford finally got around to celebrating Tara VanDerveer's 900th career victory Saturday. But the Cardinal's balanced effort in a victory over No. 23 Gonzaga gave the Hall of Fame coach even more to celebrate.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  14. Women's college basketball - Stanford Cardinal's Tara VanDerveer ...

    Michelle Smith

    Only four other women's basketball coaches have done it, but as she reached the milestone Wednesday, Tara VanDerveer said her 900th career coaching victory snuck up on her.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  15. Women's college basketball - Stanford Cardinal's Tara VanDerveer ...

    Michelle Smith

    After 28 seasons at Stanford, Tara VanDerveer remains a pure student of the game. Even on the brink of 900 career wins, she has never stopped learning, growing and changing to stay at the front of the pack.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  16. Women's college basketball - Supporting cast must step up for Sta...

    Michelle Smith

    If the Cardinal are true contenders for a national title, they will almost certainly do it behind Chiney Ogwumike. But as Tara VanDerveer reminded her team this offseason, Stanford can't be content relying on its senior star.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013