Withwinter comes the college basketball season, an exciting time to watch the thrilling, fast-paced games and root for the home team. Whether you want to watch Stanford men’s basketball or women’s basketball, these incredibly talented players put on quite an exciting show for fellow students, fans and visitors alike. Known as the Cardinal for their bright red jersey colors, Stanford men’s basketball competes in the Pacific-12 Conference and is coached by Johnny Dawkins. This amazing team has won 13 conference championships since its inception in 1913. The women’s team is coached by Tara VanDerveer, and they won national championships in 1990 and 1992. Both teams play at Maples Pavilion at Stanford University, and you can find tickets to home games through the Stanford University website. Tickets to these exciting basketball games range in price for non-students, and make an excellent gift idea for the college sports fans on your Christmas list.