Stanford Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Stanford men hammer No. 23 UCLA, 83-74

    San Jose Mercury News "It took Stanford's best shooting performance in a Pac-12 game in exactly 11 seasons to beat No. 23 UCLA 83-74 in front of 7,031 fans at Maples Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. But it also took something the Cardinal discovered in itself in the month since losing by 17 points to the Bruins at..." February 23

  • Stanford 80, Southern California 59

    ProSportsDaily "Chasson Randle scored 18 points as the host Cardinal soared past the Trojans in Pac-12 play. Josh Huestis grabbed a career-best 18 rebounds to go with 11 points and three blocked shots for Stanford (17-8, 8-5), which has won four of its past five games. Dwight Powell scored 14 points and..." February 21

  • UCLA beats California, 86-66, looks now to Stanford

    Los Angeles Times "The words were already written in the UCLA locker room even before somewhat stunned California fans had time to shuffle out into the night. "Stanford, 3 p.m., Saturday." Bruins point guard Kyle Anderson immediately scribbled it on the white board. He was done with this one. No one would..." February 20

  • Aaron Bright to transfer to Gaels

    ESPN "Stanford senior guard Aaron Bright is transferring to Saint Mary's for his final season and will be eligible to play for the Gaels next season, multiple sources told The 5-foot-11 Bright dislocated his shoulder in early December and had season-ending surgery. He was averaging 5.9..." February 18

  • Seven Pac-12 teams projected in NCAA tourney

    Seattle Times "No. 2 Arizona is the only Pac-12 team in the top 25 rankings, however the bracket gurus project 7-6 teams from the conference will participate in the NCAA tournament. Jerry Palm at projects seven Pac-12 teams in the tourney. Here’s list list including seeds and region in..." February 11

  • No. 1 Arizona closes out Stanford but it wasn't easy

    Fox Sports Arizona "Three undefeated teams remain in college basketball. Arizona is still one of them. Barely. The Wildcats can thank its sensation in sneakers, Nick Johnson, who hit a key 3-pointer with 51 seconds left and got a crucial rebound on Stanford's next possession. In a season of near misses on..." January 30