Analysis: Stanford 82, Penn State 57

Originally Published: March 30, 2014
By Michelle Smith | espnW.com

STANFORD, Calif. -- Maybe it was the comfort of a packed house at Maples Pavilion. Maybe it was finally time for Stanford to play like the elite team it was for the first three months of the season.

The Cardinal pulled out the best version of themselves in an 82-57 victory over No. 3 seed Penn State on Sunday afternoon. It was a strong performance from start to finish for second-seeded Stanford, which was greatly appreciated by a loud, supportive home crowd and former team stars such as ...

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