Stanford, Notre Dame coaches meet up tonight

Ponca City Now - March 27, 2015 10:47 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer and Notre Dame’s Muffett McGraw will coach against each other at their current schools Friday night for just the third time in their Hall of Fame careers and the first time in the NCAA Tournament.

The winner will advance to the Elite Eight and play Baylor or Iowa on Sunday.

VanDerveer has a career record of 953-216. The Hall of Famer has won two national titles at Stanford and led the 1996 U.S. Olympic team to a gold medal.

McGraw has a career record of 784-261. She has won a national title at Notre Dame.

VanDerveer won the previous two meetings. Stanford won 97-67 on Dec. 2, 1990 and 88-76 on Nov. 24, 1991.

 

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