2010–11 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team

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2010–11 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball
Stanford plain block "S" logo.svg
Pacific-10 Champion
Pacific-10 Tournament Champion
NCAA Final Four, L 62–63 vs. Texas A&M
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #2
2010–11 record 33–3 (18–0 Pac-10)
Head coach Tara VanDerveer (25th year)
Assistant coach Amy Tucker
Associate Head Coach (26th year)
Assistant coach Bobbie Kelsey
Assistant Coach (4th year)
Assistant coach Kate Paye
Assistant Coach (4th year)
Home arena Maples Pavilion
Seasons
« 2009–10 2011–12 »

The 2010–11 Stanford Cardinal women's basketball team represented Stanford University in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Cardinal, coached by Tara VanDerveer, and a member of the Pacific-10 Conference, won the conference's regular-season and tournament titles and advanced to the Final Four of the 2011 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament.

Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
Pre-Season Schedule
November 6* #3 Vanguard W 116–65  Maples Pavilion
November 9* #3 UC San Diego W 100–52  Maples Pavilion
Non-Conference Regular Season Schedule
November 14* #3 Rutgers W 63–50  1–0 Maples Pavilion
November 19* #3 at Utah W 62–53  2–0 Jon M. Huntsman Center
November 21* #3 at Gonzaga W 84–78  3–0 McCarthey Athletic Center
November 26* #3 South Carolina W 70–32  4–0 Maples Pavilion
November 28* #2 #16 Texas W 93–78  5–0 Maples Pavilion
December 12* #3 Fresno State W 77–40  6–0 Maples Pavilion
December 16* #3 at DePaul L 71–91  6–1 McGrath–Phillips Arena
December 19* #3 at Tennessee L 72–82  6–2 Thompson–Boling Arena
December 22* #8 at San Francisco W 100–45  7–2 War Memorial Gymnasium
December 28* #9 Xavier W 89–52  8–2 Maples Pavilion
December 30* #9 #1 Connecticut W 71–59  9–2 Maples Pavilion
Pacific-10 Conference Regular Season Schedule
January 2 #9 at California W 78–45  10–2 (1–0 Pac-10) Haas Pavilion
January 6 #4 Arizona W 87–54  11–2 (2–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
January 8 #4 Arizona State W 82–35  12–2 (3–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
January 14 #4 at Washington W 80–51  13–2 (4–0 Pac-10) Bank of America Arena
January 16 #4 at Washington State W 94–50  14–2 (5–0 Pac-10) Beasley Coliseum
January 20 #4 #8 UCLA W 64–38  15–2 (6–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
January 22 #4 USC W 95–51  16–2 (7–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
January 27 #4 at Oregon W 91–56  17–2 (8–0 Pac-10) Matthew Knight Arena
January 29 #4 at Oregon State W 74–44  18–2 (9–0 Pac-10) Gill Coliseum
February 3 #4 at Arizona State W 72–54  19–2 (10–0 Pac-10) Wells Fargo Arena
February 5 #4 at Arizona W 91–61  20–2 (11–0 Pac-10) McKale Center
February 10 #3 Washington State W 100–59  21–2 (12–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
February 12 #3 Washington W 62–52  22–2 (13–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
February 18 #3 at USC W 78–64  23–2 (14–0 Pac-10) Galen Center
February 20 #3 at #9 UCLA W 67–53  24–2 (15–0 Pac-10) Pauley Pavilion
February 20 #2 Oregon State W 73–37  25–2 (16–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
February 26 #2 Oregon W 99–60  26–2 (17–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
March 3 #2 California W 75–51  27–2 (18–0 Pac-10) Maples Pavilion
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Postseason[edit]

Pac-10 Basketball Tournament[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
Pacific-10 Conference Tournament
March 11 #2 vs. Arizona W 100–71  28–2 Staples Center
March 13 #2 vs. #7 UCLA W 64–55  29–2 Staples Center
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

NCAA Basketball Tournament[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
NCAA Tournament
March 19* #2 vs. UC Davis
(First Round)
W 86–59  30–2 Maples Pavilion
March 21* #2 vs. St. John's
(Second Round)
W 75–49  31–2 Maples Pavilion
March 26* #2 vs. #14 North Carolina
(Regional Semifinals - Sweet Sixteen)
W 72–65  32–2 McCarthey Athletic Center
March 28* #2 vs. #20 Gonzaga
(Regional Final - Elite Eight)
W 83–60  33–2 McCarthey Athletic Center
April 3* #2 vs. #8 Texas A&M
(Semifinals - Final Four)
L 62–63  33–3 Conseco Fieldhouse
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Team players drafted into the WNBA[edit]

Round Pick Player WNBA Club

See also[edit]

External links[edit]