Stanford Heads Back to Horman, Oklahoma for NCAA Subregional
March 11, 2001
The Stanford University women's basketball team (18-10 overall, 12-6Pacific-10 Conference) makes its 14th consecutive NCAA Tournamentappearance, and 18th post-season appearance overall, when it heads tothe Lloyd Noble Center and the University of Oklahoma for the secondtime this season ... The Cardinal, who fell to the Sooners 102-98 inovertime on Dec. 27th, received the Pac-10's automatic bid to theNCAA Tournament after claiming the tri-confererence championship withArizona State and Washington ... Stanford received the 10th seed inthe West Regional and will face seventh-seed and Atlantic-10runner-up George Washington (22-9 overall, 14-2 Atlantic 10Conference) in the first round on Saturday, March 17th at 9:07 p.m.(CT)/7:07 p.m. (PT) on ESPN2 ... The winner of that game will facethe winner of Saturday's early contest between second-seeded Oklahoma(26-5 overall, 15-1 Big 12) and 15th-seeded Oral Roberts (20-10overall, 11-5 Mid-Continent Conference) on Monday at 8:37 p.m.(CT)/6:37 p.m. (PT) on ESPN2.
STANFORD VS. GEORGE WASHINGTON: Stanford is 1-0 against all-timeagainst George Washington ... In the only meeting between theCardinal and Colonials, Stanford prevailed 74-71 in the finals of theUNLV Desert Classic on Nov. 30, 1991 ... In that game, Val Whitingled the Cardinal with 19 points and 11 rebounds ... Stanford went onto finish the 1991-92 season 30-3 and capture its second NCAAChampionship.
STANFORD VS. OKLAHOMA: Stanford has split its two previous meetingswith the University of Oklahoma, but dropped a 102-98 overtimedecision on Dec. 27th of this season in Norman ... The Cardinal,which was then ranked 17th in the nation by the Associated Press and21st in the Coaches Poll, led 98-94 with 1:59 left in overtime beforethe then-#17 (Coaches)/#22 (AP) Sooners scored the final eight pointsof the contest ... Junior Lindsey Yamasaki (Oregon City, OR/OregonCity HS) had 30 points and eight rebounds for Stanford, whilefreshman Susan King (Richfield, MN/Academy of Holy Angels) had 13points before suffering a season-ending torn ACL in her right kneewith 1:04 remaining before halftime ... In that same game, Stanfordtrailed by as many as 11 points (35-24) in the first half beforerallying to take a 50-47 lead at the break ... The Cardinal led themajority of the second half, but the Sooners' Stacy Dales forcedovertime with a jumper with four seconds remaining ... In the otherprevious meeting between the teams, Stanford won 91-66 on Dec. 30,1987 at Maples Pavilion in the finals of the Cardinal Classic.
STANFORD VS. ORAL ROBERTS: In the only previous meeting between theschools, Stanford defeated Oral Roberts 112-74 on Dec. 19, 1991 atMaples Pavilion in the first round of the Cardinal Classic (justthree weeks after its only previous meeting with George Washington)... The 112 points ranks as the ninth highest single game total inschool history.