March 11, 2007
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Stanford, Calif. - Inside Stanford Sports will focus on the NCAA postseason when the radio show continues on Monday, March 12. Fans are invited to attend the live 1220 AM KNTS broadcast originating from the Old Pro Restaurant at 541 Ramona Street in downtown Palo Alto for a one-hour show from 6:00-7:00 pm, PT. This week's exciting guests are scheduled to include women's basketball players Jayne Appel and JJ Hones, head wrestling coach Kerry McCoy and wrestler Tanner Gardner, women's swimmer Elaine Breeden, and former men's basketball players Ryan Mendez and Kris Weems.
Appel, Hones and the remainder of the Stanford women's basketball squad have already secured the Pac-10's automatic berth in the 2007 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament. The Cardinal will receive official word about its first round opponent during the live selection show Monday on ESPN (5 pm, PT).
McCoy will take five qualifiers to the 2007 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships this Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17. The event will be held at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Gardner won the 2007 Pac-10 title at 125 pounds and was eighth in the weight class at the 2006 NCAA Championships.
Breeden is fresh off the 200 fly title she won with in an NCAA Meet record time of 1:53.02 last Saturday at the 2007 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Breeden is also the school record holder in event with the 1:52.99 mark she swam to win the 2007 Pac-10 title.
The men's basketball team will open the 2007 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament versus Louisville in Lexington, Kentucky, this Thursday, March 15 (12:40 pm, ET/9:40 am, ET). Stanford is the 11th seed in the South Region, while Louisville is sixth. Weems and Mendez were both members of Stanford's last men's basketball team to reach the Final Four in 1998.
Hope to see you there for some food, fun and the opportunity to get "Inside Stanford Sports".