With the Cardinal sitting at 4-3 after finishing the fall quarter, there been a plenty of finger pointing. One of the obvious arenas for discussion has been Stanford's three-point shooting, which has suffered in both percentage and attempts in early losses. But before we fly off the handle at this supposed crisis, we might take a deep breath and take a look back at recent history.
December 15, 2006
Continuing the tradition of competition between Stanford and Cal, the two Bay Area rivals engaged this year in the inaugural all-sports battle for bragging rights - the Lexus Gauntlet. The Cardinal have claimed victory, by a 70-65 score, and today were presented with the 150-pound trophy on Stanford's campus.
June 23, 2005
It's hard to believe that Curtis Borchardt has been in the NBA for three years now. Certainly time flies, but the former Stanford center has been scarcely visible in the Association with his string of injuries. This year was a relative breakthrough for the seven-footer's health, though Borchardt has a lot of catching up to do.
June 9, 2005
As Michigan State moves on to a national semifinal against Tennessee, Stanford too attempts to move on following its 32-3 season, a season that ended with a 76-69 regional final loss to Michigan State. In the end, the Spartans showed too much poise and too much beef inside for the Card to overcome. Here is an exploration of how the disheartening loss unfolded.
March 31, 2005
Our favorite Missouri man was in Municipal Auditorium Sunday to watch both Stanford and Michigan State win their regional semifinal games. He now has a long list of observations on both teams, including a heavy theme on the disturbing amount of physical play being allowed by the officials in this NCAA Tournament. Should that continue tonight, the Cardinal could be in trouble...
March 29, 2005