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 No. 2
AP No. 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

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
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Pre-Season Schedule
November 6*
 no
No. 3 Vanguard W 116–65 
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
November 9*
 no
No. 3 UC San Diego W 100–52 
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
Non-Conference Regular Season Schedule
November 14*
 no
No. 3 Rutgers W 63–50  1–0
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
November 19*
 no
No. 3 at Utah W 62–53  2–0
Jon M. Huntsman Center 
Salt Lake City, Utah
November 21*
 no
No. 3 at Gonzaga W 84–78  3–0
McCarthey Athletic Center 
Spokane, Washington
November 26*
 no
No. 3 South Carolina W 70–32  4–0
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
November 28*
 no
No. 2 No. 16 Texas W 93–78  5–0
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
December 12*
 no
No. 3 Fresno State W 77–40  6–0
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
December 16*
 no
No. 3 at DePaul L 71–91  6–1
McGrath–Phillips Arena 
Chicago, Illinois
December 19*
 no
No. 3 at Tennessee L 72–82  6–2
Thompson–Boling Arena 
Knoxville, Tennessee
December 22*
 no
No. 8 at San Francisco W 100–45  7–2
War Memorial Gymnasium 
San Francisco, California
December 28*
 no
No. 9 Xavier W 89–52  8–2
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
December 30*
 no
No. 9 No. 1 Connecticut W 71–59  9–2
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
Pacific-10 Conference Regular Season Schedule
January 2
 no
No. 9 at California W 78–45  10–2
(1–0 Pac-10)
Haas Pavilion 
Berkeley, California
January 6
 no
No. 4 Arizona W 87–54  11–2
(2–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
January 8
 no
No. 4 Arizona State W 82–35  12–2
(3–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
January 14
 no
No. 4 at Washington W 80–51  13–2
(4–0 Pac-10)
Bank of America Arena 
Seattle, Washington
January 16
 no
No. 4 at Washington State W 94–50  14–2
(5–0 Pac-10)
Beasley Coliseum 
Pullman, Washington
January 20
 no
No. 4 No. 8 UCLA W 64–38  15–2
(6–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
January 22
 no
No. 4 USC W 95–51  16–2
(7–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
January 27
 no
No. 4 at Oregon W 91–56  17–2
(8–0 Pac-10)
Matthew Knight Arena 
Eugene, Oregon
January 29
 no
No. 4 at Oregon State W 74–44  18–2
(9–0 Pac-10)
Gill Coliseum 
Corvallis, Oregon
February 3
 no
No. 4 at Arizona State W 72–54  19–2
(10–0 Pac-10)
Wells Fargo Arena 
Tempe, Arizona
February 5
 no
No. 4 at Arizona W 91–61  20–2
(11–0 Pac-10)
McKale Center 
Tucson, Arizona
February 10
 no
No. 3 Washington State W 100–59  21–2
(12–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
February 12
 no
No. 3 Washington W 62–52  22–2
(13–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
February 18
 no
No. 3 at USC W 78–64  23–2
(14–0 Pac-10)
Galen Center 
Los Angeles, California
February 20
 no
No. 3 at No. 9 UCLA W 67–53  24–2
(15–0 Pac-10)
Pauley Pavilion 
Los Angeles, California
February 20
 no
No. 2 Oregon State W 73–37  25–2
(16–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
February 26
 no
No. 2 Oregon W 99–60  26–2
(17–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
March 3
 no
No. 2 California W 75–51  27–2
(18–0 Pac-10)
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
*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
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Pacific-10 Conference Tournament
March 11
 no
No. 2 vs. Arizona W 100–71  28–2
Staples Center 
Los Angeles, California
March 13
2:30 PM, no
No. 2 vs. No. 7 UCLA W 64–55  29–2
Staples Center 
Los Angeles, California
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

NCAA Basketball Tournament[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
NCAA Tournament
March 19*
 no
No. 2 vs. UC Davis
First Round
W 86–59  30–2
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
March 21*
 no
No. 2 vs. St. John's
Second Round
W 75–49  31–2
Maples Pavilion 
Stanford, California
March 26*
 no
No. 2 vs. No. 14 North Carolina
Regional Semifinals - Sweet Sixteen
W 72–65  32–2
McCarthey Athletic Center 
Spokane, Washington
March 28*
6:00 pm, no
No. 2 vs. No. 20 Gonzaga
Regional Final - Elite Eight
W 83–60  33–2
McCarthey Athletic Center 
Spokane, Washington
April 3*
 no
No. 2 vs. No. 8 Texas A&M
Semifinals - Final Four
L 62–63  33–3
Conseco Fieldhouse 
Indianapolis, Indiana
*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]