Card Clicks: Stanford's Defense Paves Way to NIT Title

Stanford celebrates its NIT title.

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Stanford used a dominating second half to win its second NIT title. | Mercury News

The Cardinal's stifling defense gave Minnesota fits all night. | Pacific Takes

Stanford held Minnesota's leading scorer Rodney Williams scoreless in the second half. | Star-Tribune

The win serves as validation for Johnny Dawkins, whose team won 11 more games this year than last. | NY Times

"We have grown up," Dawkins said. | SF Chronicle

Women's assistant coach Kate Paye has received several head coaching offers elsewhere, but hasn't been tempted to leave the Farm. The Cardinal has been to the Final Four in every one of Paye's years on the Stanford staff and she could be a candidate to succeed Tara VanDerveer. | SF Chronicle

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