Monday, August 19

Sixth-year senior forward Atonye Nyingifa scored 13 points in her last game for UCLA. She was awarded All-Pac-12 honors twice during her Bruin career. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball’s season ends with fall to Colorado

The Pac-12 Network’s camera was focused on Thea Lemberger’s face. But this time, she wasn’t standing on the line ready to shoot a free throw. All she could do was watch in her warm-up gear from the bench as her team tried to overcome a deficit against Colorado. Read more...

Photo: Sixth-year senior forward Atonye Nyingifa scored 13 points in her last game for UCLA. She was awarded All-Pac-12 honors twice during her Bruin career. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Sixth-year senior forward Atonye Nyingifa scored 13 points in her last game for UCLA. She was awarded All-Pac-12 honors twice during her Bruin career. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Thea Lemberger, averaging 15 points this season compared to 8.6 last season, credits her success to adding moves like floaters.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s basketball to take on Colorado in first round of Pac-12s

Fast break transition layups, seven seconds or less – that isn’t something that should be expected this Thursday when the UCLA women’s basketball team takes on Colorado for the Pac-12 tournament. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Thea Lemberger, averaging 15 points this season compared to 8.6 last season, credits her success to adding moves like floaters. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Thea Lemberger, averaging 15 points this season compared to 8.6 last season, credits her success to adding moves like floaters.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Thea Lemberger has been playing with a stress fracture in her right leg this season, but is still averaging 37.7 minutes and 15.2 points per game. (Tim Bradbury/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Standing strong: UCLA basketball’s Thea Lemberger toughs out injury

Any player cutting into Thea Lemberger’s lane better expect some contact. “I’m excited to hit ‘em,” she said. The women’s basketball senior guard has already taken the most charges on her team, but she’ll gladly take some more.She’ll dive for loose balls. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Thea Lemberger has been playing with a stress fracture in her right leg this season, but is still averaging 37.7 minutes and 15.2 points per game. (Tim Bradbury/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior guard Thea Lemberger has been playing with a stress fracture in her right leg this season, but is still averaging 37.7 minutes and 15.2 points per game. (Tim Bradbury/Daily Bruin senior staff)


As seniors Thea Lemberger and Atonye Nyingifa played their final home game Sunday, coach Cori Close will look to sophomore Nirra Fields to be a future leader for the team. 
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

UCLA falls to Cal, Stanford in seniors’ last home games

At the end of 40 minutes, the Stanford Cardinal emerged victorious. The primarily blue crowd in Pauley Pavilion was on its feet, applauding. But the cheers were not for the No. Read more...

Photo: As seniors Thea Lemberger and Atonye Nyingifa played their final home game Sunday, coach Cori Close will look to sophomore Nirra Fields to be a future leader for the team. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

As seniors Thea Lemberger and Atonye Nyingifa played their final home game Sunday, coach Cori Close will look to sophomore Nirra Fields to be a future leader for the team. 
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Thea Lemberger will be playing in the final regular-season home game of her college career this weekend. UCLA will play California on Friday in its "Play 4Kay" game – the Bruins' 8th annual breast cancer awareness game, and honor its senior basketball players Sunday during its game against Stanford. (Photo credit: Joseph Chan)

UCLA women’s basketball hosts ‘Play 4Kay’ game, Senior Night

This weekend may be the last time this season that a UCLA women’s basketball game opens with a recording of a John Wooden quote. It’ll be the same lights, the same hoops and the same fans in Pauley Pavilion one last time, as UCLA takes on No. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Thea Lemberger will be playing in the final regular-season home game of her college career this weekend. UCLA will play California on Friday in its "Play 4Kay" game – the Bruins' 8th annual breast cancer awareness game, and honor its senior basketball players Sunday during its game against Stanford. (Photo credit: Joseph Chan)

Senior guard Thea Lemberger will be playing in the final regular-season home game of her college career this weekend. UCLA will play California on Friday in its "Play 4Kay" game – the Bruins' 8th annual breast cancer awareness game, and honor its senior basketball players Sunday during its game against Stanford. (Photo credit: Joseph Chan)

Nirra Fields was one of three UCLA players to score more than 20 points in the Bruins' 103-83 win over the Oregon Ducks. The sophomore guard finished with 26 points on 8-17 shooting. 

(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s basketball outscores Oregon 103-83

For one afternoon, it looked like the roles were reversed. The UCLA women’s basketball team spent the President’s Day holiday in the Matthew Knight Arena facing off against the nation’s No. Read more...

Photo: Nirra Fields was one of three UCLA players to score more than 20 points in the Bruins' 103-83 win over the Oregon Ducks. The sophomore guard finished with 26 points on 8-17 shooting. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Nirra Fields was one of three UCLA players to score more than 20 points in the Bruins' 103-83 win over the Oregon Ducks. The sophomore guard finished with 26 points on 8-17 shooting. 

(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)


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