Kiki Iriafen

Tara VanDerveer discusses her retirement at a press conference on Wednesday, April 10.

Tara VanDerveer passes the Stanford torch to Kate Paye in emotional press conference

By Michelle Smith / April 11, 2024

VanDerveer: ‘I just felt I’m ready’

Stanford senior forward Cameron Brink walks on the court with her head down.

NC State’s successful game plan is Stanford’s demise

By Michelle Smith / March 30, 2024

Wolfpack reach Elite Eight behind Aziaha James’ 25-point second half

The UCLA Bruins celebrate during their win at Colorado on January 19.

With five teams in the Sweet 16, Pac-12 has its proof point in last hurrah

By Michelle Smith / March 28, 2024

Five of the eight games in the Sweet 16 will have a Pac-12 in it

Junior forward Kiki Iriafen places Stanford's nameplate on the bracket after scoring 41 points to lead the Cardinal to an 87-81 overtime win over Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics)

This time, Stanford survives NCAA Tournament second-round scare to advance out of Maples

By Michelle Smith / March 25, 2024

35 games into the season and headed to the Sweet 16 in Portland, Stanford are still learning about themselves

USC's JuJu Watkins celebrates her team's victory. Photo credit: USC Athletics

Bigger challenges lie ahead for Pac-12 NCAA Tournament teams

By Michelle Smith / March 24, 2024

In a very chalky weekend so far, six of the seven Pac-12 entrants move on to the second round Sunday and Monday.

Iowa State Cyclones center Audi Crooks (55), forward Jalynn Bristow (1), and guard Emily Ryan (11) celebrate with guard Hannah Belanger (13) after a four-point play against Cincinnati during the third quarter of a NCAA women's basketball at Hilton Coliseum on March 2, 2024, in Ames, Iowa.

Iowa State’s Audi Crooks makes grand NCAA Tournament debut with 40-point gem

By Michelle Smith / March 23, 2024

Crooks led the way as the Cyclones came back from down 20 to beat Maryland.

Stanford forward Kiki Iriafen goes for a layup during a game against Indiana at Maples Pavilion. No other players can be seen around the paint.

Kiki Iriafen is no second fiddle for Stanford

By Michelle Smith / March 21, 2024

The junior forward’s breakout season makes her the backbone of the Cardinal’s tourney hopes

The Texas women's basketball celebrates winning the Big 12 title on March 13.

NCAA Tournament preview, storylines: Portland 4 Regional

By Michelle Smith / March 19, 2024

Texas, Stanford prepare to fight for their trip to Cleveland

Host Em Adler is joined by co-host Lincoln Shafer to talk about their favorite non-senior prospects in college basketball, including South Carolina’s Ashlyn Watkins and Stanford’s Kiki Iriafen. (Both photos from X, formerly known as Twitter; Left: @GamecockWBB Right: @StanfordWBB)

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Prospects to know for the 2025-27 WNBA Drafts

By The Next / March 16, 2024

Our WNBA Draft experts talk about their favorite non-senior prospects in college basketball.

USC celebrates punching its ticket to the NCAA Tournament after beating Stanford in the Pac-12 Tournament championship game on March 10, 2024 in Las Vegas. (Photo courtesy of the Pac-12 Conference)

‘Best day ever’: USC takes home the (final) Pac-12 Tournament title

By Michelle Smith / March 10, 2024

“There is a lot of pride in being the final champions in this league.”