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Go, Go, Cardinal! (Stanford Women's Basketball in NCAA Sweet 16)

Well, once again the mighty Stanford Women's Basketball Team has made it to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Women's Tournament.

Once again, they were given a Number 2 seed despite being ranked #2 in the country. By now, that's business as usual and I'd think that, if anything, Tara VanDerveer uses it as motivation to psych the team up.

And yes the West #1 seed, Duke, did beat Stanford earlier in the year. Whatever. Besides, the West regional is in Berkeley and that's basically home court. So, not an issue.

The Stanford Women made it to the championship game last year, but that was with the awesome Candace Wiggins running the show and she's graduated. Stanford is still big and strong, with Jayne Appel and Kayla Pedersen and Nnemkadi Ogwumike pounding it out inside. They're looking good, and at the right time. The loss to Cal earlier in the season seems to have woken them up!

Games this weekend in Berkeley. Alas, I have to go to State MathCounts in Stockton. But I'll try to catch em on TV.

Go Stanford!

ps - Cal is also in the Sweet Sixteen, their best showing ever. Good luck to Cal, and they'll need it because they'll probably get UConn next.

pps - oh yeah, the men's basketball team is playing in something called the College Basketball Invitational, one of those "NCAA-leftovers tournament". They're doing well, too, so Go Stanford there too!
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