2014-2015 Stanford Cardinal Basketball Schedule
If you're looking for a little top-tier basketball, the Stanford
Cardinal have you covered this season as they take aim at making a move all the way to the top of the Pac-12 standings. It's
not easy in one of the most competitive conferences in all of college basketball, but the Cardinal have some serious talent
year in and year out and won't be going quietly anytime soon as they look to shoot their program to the next level. In 2013-2014,
the Cardinal racked up a 23-13 overall record and went 10-8 in the conference, which is a fairly great season considering
the level of competition that they face on a regular basis in the Pac-12.
Take a look at the schedule and you'll see
that there are some amazing challenges and opportunities ahead of the Cardinal, creating quite a stir around campus as they
look to gun it for a title. Against teams like USC, Cal, Oregon State, Arizona State and more, you can count on there being
plenty of fanfare at Maples Pavilion for all of the crucial moments of the season, which is why there has never been a better
time to put down the remote and head out to join in the excitement. Don't forget about the road games, however, as this is
a great fan base that has no problem hitting the road to cheer on their Cardinal away from home. All in all, it's another
season absolutely packed to the brim with great matchups that will have you jumping out of your seat in no time, providing
more than enough incentive to head out and see the Cardinal do their thing on the hardwood this season.
Cardinal Basketball Team Info
Over the years, the Cardinal have put together a very respected program in one of the
toughest conferences in the country, which forces them to stay on their A-game as they run the gauntlet of a very tough schedule
from one season to the next. The Cardinal have even made it to the Elite Eight three times and the Final Four twice, and you
just never know when the next great team is going to finally put it together and cut down the nets. The Cardinal have also
had some great pro prospects as well, including guys like Josh Childress, Brevin Knight, Brook and Robin Lopez, Jason Collins
and many more. You never know when the next great player is going to burst onto the scene, which is why this is a team that
you always have to keep your eye on.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
There are plenty of major college
sports out there these days, but few can even hold a candle to the experiment of big-time NCAA basketball. Come out to the
stands this season and you'll see what all the buzz is about, as you'll be treated to an unbelievable sporting event filled
with thousands of intense fans that know a thing or two about showing their support. Some things don't transfer through that
fancy TV, no matter how close you sit or how impressive your sound system is, and you'll see that loud and clear as the Cardinal
hope to dominate the hardwood in another exciting season of hoops. And once the highly anticipated game is reaching its apex,
with the clock ticking down late in the second half, you'll definitely see loud and clear what Stanford Cardinal basketball
is all about.
Stanford Cardinal Basketball History
The Stanford Cardinal basketball team first took to
the court in 1913, so this is a program that has been around for more than a century. In that time the Cardinal have had some
magical seasons, helping to build them into a national powerhouse along the way. Though there was a bit of a drought from
1942 through the late-1980s, the Cardinal turned it around and have been on the up and up ever since 1989. With six appearances
during the 90s and an appearance every year from 2000-2008, the Cardinal have delivered some great seasons to their dedicated
fans, though they're still waiting to push through and capture their first ever national title.
Which Cardinal went on to be the highest NBA draft pick in program history?
The answer is Josh
Childress, who was selected sixth overall during the 2004 draft by the Atlanta Hawks.
Stanford Cardinal Basketball
For all the top-tier matchups at Maples Pavilion, the Cardinal will be digging in looking to pile up the wins
and make a big move up the conference standings. The atmosphere at the big game isn't something that you can recreate anywhere
but the stands, though it's probably best to step away from the smart phone and learn it for yourself as the Cardinal hope
to pile up the wins and give their fans a year loaded with twists, turns and rim-rocking moments that you'll be talking about
a long time after the final whistle. With a dynamic team that can win in a variety of different ways and some great fans who
know how to show their support, it simply doesn't get any better than this.