Stanford Rumors & News

  • Stanford forward Rosco Allen enters NBA draft, not hiring agent

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford forward Rosco Allen announced Friday that he will enter the NBA Draft but not hire an agent, giving him the option to return to the Cardinal for his senior season. Allen, a fourth-year junior on track to graduate this spring, was an all-conference performer this season, averaging 15.6..." April 01

  • Stanford expected to hire Jerod Haase as head coach

    ESPN "Stanford is expected to hire Jerod Haase as its next head coach, sources told ESPN. Haase, 41, has been the head coach at UAB the past four seasons. He was 54-46 heading into this season, but the Blazers went 26-7 in 2015-16 and won the Conference USA regular-season title before falling in the..." March 25

  • UAB's Jerod Haase among leading candidates to be Stanford's coach

    CBS Sports "UAB coach Jerod Haase has spoken with Stanford officials and is considered among the leading candidates to be the next coach of the Cardinal, a source told CBS Sports. Haase has been UAB's head coach for four seasons. He's won 20 games each of the past two seasons. UAB won C-USA this..." March 24

  • Stanford Has Fired Head Coach Johnny Dawkins

    College Spun "Stanford has fired its men’s basketball head coach Johnny Dawkins, according to multiple reports. The 52-year-old Dawkins left his alma mater, Duke, where he was an assistant in 2008 to take over the Cardinal. He finished with an 156-115 overall record in eight seasons in Palo Alto. " March 14

  • Washington 91, Stanford 68

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray scored 25 points and senior guard Andrew Andrews just missed a triple-double in Washington's 91-68 win over Stanford in an opening-round game of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Andrews finished with 14 points, nine assists and nine rebounds to..." March 09

  • York leads hot-shooting Arizona with nine 3-pointers, 32 points

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- In 25-plus years of playing and coaching college basketball, Arizona coach Sean Miller couldn't recall being part of such an offensive performance as he saw Saturday in McKale Center. He was just glad to be part of it. "It just felt like that every shot that was going..." March 05

  • Arizona State 74, Stanford 64

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Savon Goodman came off the bench to post 16 points and seven rebounds, leading Arizona State to a 74-64 victory over Stanford on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Ariz. Senior forward Eric Jacobsen had 13 points and seven rebounds for Arizona State (15-15, 5-12..." March 04

  • Stanford 84, Southern California 64

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Dorian Pickens scored a career-high 25 points to help Stanford smash Southern California 84-64 Thursday night at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Pickens made eight of 10 field-goal attempts and five of seven from 3-point range for Stanford (14-12, 7-8 Pac-12 Conference)...." February 26

  • Stanford's Reid Travis will medically redshirt, miss rest of the season

    CBS Sports "It's been a rough year for Stanford, made in part by the absence of forward Reid Travis. The sophomore went down indefinitely in December because of a stress reaction in his left leg. On Tuesday, the school announced Travis would be shut down for the rest of the season. He'll take a medical..." February 23

  • Washington 64, Stanford 53

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dejounte Murray had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead Washington to a 64-53 victory over visiting Stanford on Saturday evening at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Freshman forward Marquese Chriss scored 11 points for Washington (16-11, 8-7 Pac-12). Junior forward Malik Dime..." February 20

  • Stanford 72, Washington State 56

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Michael Humphrey scored a career-high 26 points to lift Stanford to a 72-56 victory over Washington State on Thursday night in Pullman, Wash. Humphrey sank 10 of 15 shots and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds at Beasley Coliseum. Forward Rosco Allen added 14 points and nine rebounds..." February 19

  • Stanford holds on against No. 11 Oregon

    The Sports Xchange "STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford forward Michael Humphrey was limited to 12 minutes because of foul trouble and did not score a single point Saturday, but he came up with the play of the game in the closing seconds to ruin a late-game rally by 11th-ranked Oregon. With the Cardinal leading by..." February 13

  • Stanford's Reid Travis sidelined indefinitely with leg injury

    The Score "Prior to Saturday night's game against Texas, Stanford announced that forward Reid Travis will be sidelined indefinitely because of a stress reaction in his left leg. Travis is averaging 12.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game this season." December 21

  • Stanford guard Robert Cartwright out with broken arm

    San Francisco Chronicle "The injury problems continue for Stanford men’s basketball. Sophomore Robert Cartwright, expected to start at point guard this season, is out indefinitely after suffering a compound fracture of his right forearm in practice Monday night. Cartwright was making a routine drive to the basket..." November 04

  • Trevor Stanback commits to Stanford

    Los Angeles Times "Trevor Stanback, a 6-foot-10 center at Pasadena Maranatha, has committed to Stanford. Stanback started his prep career at Chaminade, winning a state championship as a sophomore." November 03

  • Stanford's Marcus Allen will be sidelined with stress fracture

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford starting guard Marcus Allen will be sidelined for an unknown period of time after developing a stress fracture in his right foot, the school announced. Allen made 23 starts as a sophomore last season, averaging 6.4 points and 3.5 rebounds. He improved his production to 11.4 points and..." October 14

  • 4-star hoops recruit Winston (U-D Jesuit) drops U-M

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan's primary target for its 2016 basketball recruiting class is gone. U-D Jesuit's Cassius Winston announced on Twitter this morning that he no longer is considering the Wolverines. While many thought that he was leaning toward Michigan, reported this week that he was..." September 09

  • Four-star Class of 2016 guard Frank Jackson will take a mission trip before playing college basketball

    College Basketball Talk "Class of 2016 guard Frank Jackson is emerging as one of the premier guards in the country, but he’s also dealing with a unique development in his recruitment. The native of Utah will be one of the more college-ready guards in his class when he arrives on campus. Except Jackson won’t enter college..." May 05

  • Report: Stanford’s Reid Travis to return on Wednesday

    College Basketball Talk "Reid Travis will be returning to the Stanford lineup on Wednesday night, according to a report from the San Francisco Chronicle. Travis is a 6-foot-7 power forward that was a top 40 recruit this season. He’s been out of action since December 29th as he’s dealt with a stress fracture in his..." January 28

  • Stanford F Reid Travis on pace to return this week

    CBS Sports "Stanford freshman Reid Travis will return to practice today and is on pace to return to game action this week, Johnny Dawkins told on Monday. The 6-9 power forward has been out of the Cardinal lineup since Dec. 29 due to a stress fracture. "He's going to practice today and he's..." January 26

  • Stanford's Reid Travis out indefinitely

    ESPN "Stanford freshman Reid Travis is out indefinitely with a stress fracture, the school announced. Travis, a 6-foot-8 forward, underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in July but has started all 11 games for the Cardinal this season. The team's leading rebounder, Travis helped lead Stanford to an..." January 02

  • Former Gators commit, Stanford C Schuyler Rimmer, to transfer to Florida as walk-on

    Only Gators "One-time Florida Gators 2013 commitment Schuyler Rimmer never wound up playing for the team out of high school, deciding six weeks after initially pledging to the program that he would reopen his recruitment. It appears as if Rimmer has found a way to suit up for the Gators after all as he..." December 29

  • 7-footer Josh Sharma Commits To Stanford

    Real GM Basketball "Josh Sharma has given Stanford a commitment for the 2015 class. Sharma is Stanford's third four-star recruit and is a seven-footer, who is ranked No. 83 in the country. “Josh is still a few years away from being a major contributor in the Pac-12, but he’s developed nicely over the last 12..." October 23

  • Report: Stanford guard to miss action with a broken wrist

    College Basketball Talk "Stanford’s back court depth took a hit this week as sophomore guard Malcolm Allen has a broken wrist, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Allen is expected to miss two-to-three weeks with the injury. The 6-foot-1 Allen only appeared in 16 games during his freshman season with the..." October 22

  • Stanford extends contract of head coach Johnny Dawkins

    SI "Stanford announced Wednesday that it has extended the contract of head coach Johnny Dawkins. Per university policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dawkins led the Cardinal to an upset of No. 2 seed Kansas in last season's NCAA Tournament. Stanford, who was a 10-seed, defeated No. 7..." September 25

  • Ex-DeLaSalle star Travis confident, excited to play for Stanford

    Fox Sports North "Reid Travis looks only slightly different after a summer preparing for the next step of his basketball journey. There's a little more muscle on that wiry, 6-foot-8 frame. His knees are working better after arthroscopic surgery to clean up one of them in July. But that clean-cut, boyish,..." September 16

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Four-star recruit Cameron Walker commits to Stanford

    College Basketball Talk "For the second time this month, Johnny Dawkins has added himself a commitment from a four-star wing. This time it was Cameron Walker, the No. 61 recruit in the Class of 2015, who announced the commitment on his twitter account. Walker is a versatile, 6-foot-7 wing forward. He can handle the..." July 22

  • Stanford guard Anthony Brown looks to take another step forward in 2014-15

    College Basketball Talk "Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, one of the questions to be asked of the Stanford Cardinal was what they could expect from 6-foot-7 guard Anthony Brown. After putting together two solid seasons, the Los Angeles native played in just four games in 2012-13, missing the majority of the..." July 21

  • Stanford has landed their first commitment for 2015 in Marcus Sheffield

    Rule of Tree "Stanford has landed their first basketball commitment for the class of 2015 in small forward Marcus Sheffield. Stanford basketball head coach Johnny Dawkins and his staff have landed their first commitment in the class of 2015 with small forward Marcus Sheffield giving his verbal pledge to the..." July 08

  • Elite performance helps Dayton stop Stanford 82-72 "Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight for the first time since 1984. Devin Oliver added 12 points and seven rebounds and Matt Kavanaugh tallied 10 points as the Flyers..." March 28

  • NCAA tournament breakdown: Previewing Thursday's Sweet 16 games

    USA Today "WEST REGIONAL (ANAHEIM) Stanford (23-12) vs. Dayton (25-10) | Time, TV: 7:15 p.m. ET, CBS Why Dayton will win: Rolling in the deep. The Flyers' rotation includes 11 players averaging double-digit minutes. "There's not much difference between No. 3 and No. 8," coach Archie Miller said...." March 27

  • Stanford's Dawkins: Dayton has 'toughness about them'

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford plays Dayton on Thursday in the only matchup of double-digit seeds in the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 round. But Cardinal coach Johnny Dawkins said his team won't be lured into a false sense of confidence. Asked if the bracket is opening up after 11th-seeded Dayton took out No. 3..." March 25

  • Stefan Nastic gives Stanford a force inside

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford shot blocker Josh Huestis can pinpoint the difference between the Cardinal team now and a year ago: Stefan Nastic. "He's something we missed last year, a big inside force," Huestis said Monday, a day after the Cardinal advanced to the Sweet 16 by stunning No. 2-seeded..." March 25

  • Dayton faces Stanford in the NCAA Regional Semifinal "DAYTON FACES STANFORD IN THE NCAA REGIONAL SEMIFINAL • Looking to make the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years, the University of Dayton Flyers match up against the No. 10 seed Stanford Cardinal in the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. • The game will be nationally televised on..." March 25

  • Stanford limits Wiggins to 4, stuns second-seeded Kansas

    CBS Sports "Dwight Powell had 15 points and seven rebounds and No. 10 seed Stanford wrapped up its second straight upset at the free throw line, knocking off No. 2 Kansas 60-57 in the South Regional on Sunday. Chasson Randle added 13 points, six steals and four assists for the Cardinal (23-12), who..." March 23

  • Stanford upsets Kansas, reaches Sweet 16

    San Jose Mercury News "The tougher team won. Stanford, not always known for its grit, had more of the stuff Sunday and knocked off No. 2 seed Kansas 60-57 to advance to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament. The 10th-seeded Cardinal (23-12), playing in its first NCAA tournament since 2008, advances to Memphis..." March 23

  • Stanford upsets New Mexico 58-53

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford hadn't been to the NCAA tournament in six years, and the Cardinal doesn't want to go home. There was no sense of satisfaction after a 58-53 win over No. 7 New Mexico on Friday at the Scottrade Arena. Stanford is only looking forward. "Coach tells us, a lot of teams are just happy to..." March 21

  • New Mexico a formidable challenge for Stanford

    San Jose Mercury News "If Stanford wants to avoid being a casualty in New Mexico's campaign of #unfinishedbusiness, the Cardinal is going to have to cope with an Australian power forward who is so enthusiastic he heads to the weight room after most games. The Cardinal's opening-round NCAA tournament matchup against..." March 19

  • Lobos Face Stanford in St. Louis "In their quest to finish what Kendall Williams calls “unfinished business,” the No. 7 NCAA seed New Mexico Lobos know who, where and when: the No. 10 Stanford Cardinal in St. Louis on Friday. The winner of that game is expected to advance and play No. 2 seed Kansas which has a opening game..." March 19

  • UCLA 84, Stanford 59

    ProSportsDaily "Norman Powell scored a season-high 22 points and Travis Wear added 16 as the Bruins led wire-to-wire in the semifinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Kyle Anderson collected 13 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for No. 2 seed UCLA (25-8), which shot 65.2 percent and advanced to..." March 15

  • Stanford 79, Arizona St. 58

    ProSportsDaily "Chasson Randle scored 21 points and Dwight Powell added 15 as the Cardinal led wire-to-wire against the Sun Devils in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Josh Huestis added 12 points and seven rebounds for No. 6 seed Stanford (21-11), which shot 54.9 percent and advanced to..." March 14

  • Stanford 74, Washington St. 63

    ProSportsDaily "Chasson Randle scored 22 points to lead all five starters in double figures as the Cardinal defeated the upset-minded Cougars in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Dwight Powell added 16 points while Josh Huestis and Anthony Brown had 12 points apiece for No. 6 seed Stanford..." March 13

  • Stanford 61, Utah 60

    ProSportsDaily "Chasson Randle scored 22 points as the host Cardinal held off a late charge by the Utes to claim the victory in Pac-12 play. Stefan Nastic added 14 points on 6-of-6 shooting and Josh Huestis added 11 points, eight rebounds and three steals as Stanford (19-11, 10-8) halted a three-game losing..." March 09

  • Colorado 59, Stanford 56

    ProSportsDaily "Josh Scott collected 17 points and 11 rebounds and Xavier Johnson had 14 points as the visiting Buffaloes handed the Cardinal their third straight loss. Xavier Talton added nine points and five rebounds for Colorado (21-9, 10-7 Pac-12), which snapped a two-game losing skid and remained tied..." March 06

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Dayton and Colorado notch huge wins, Cal falls

    CBS Sports "Winners Dayton: The Flyers were right on the cut line heading into the week, with bracketologists essentially split on whether they were in or out. After Wednesday's road win at Saint Louis, there won't be much debate on Thursday morning. Dayton is in good shape right now, as beating the..." March 06

  • WCC tournament key to Bay Area teams' NCAA hopes

    San Jose Mercury News "USF, having posted its highest West Coast Conference victory total since 1977, can realistically aspire to its first NCAA tournament bid in 16 seasons when it treks to Las Vegas this week for the WCC tournament. For Santa Clara, the prospects are more daunting, and the wait has been two years..." March 04

  • Arizona 79, Stanford 66

    ProSportsDaily "Freshman forward Aaron Gordon had 19 points and a season-high 15 rebounds as the host Wildcats clinched the outright Pac-12 regular-season title for the first time since 2010-11. T.J. McConnell added 14 points and Gabe York shot 3-for-5 from 3-point range and scored 12 off the bench for Arizona..." March 02

  • Arizona St. 76, Stanford 64

    ProSportsDaily "Jahii Carson scored 23 of his 26 points in the second half while going 7-for-7 from the field after the break and the host Sun Devils had little trouble with the Cardinal. Jermaine Marshall recorded 16 points as Arizona State (20-8, 9-6 Pac-12) moved into a four-way tie for third place in the..." February 27

  • Arizona shows it’s still the big dog in men’s hoops

    Salt Lake Tribune "The whispers began with Brandon Ashley going down for the season with a foot injury. Those whispers turned to chatter as Arizona struggled with teams like Oregon and Oregon State — at the friendly confines of the McKale Center, no less. They turned into roars with an offensively challenged loss at..." February 25