Sunday, December 16

Sophomore Alaina Miller won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, losing only seven combined games as No. 20 UCLA women's tennis ran its winning streak to six matches. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis sweeps Colorado, Utah in Pac-12 weekend matchups

Make that eight straight doubles points for UCLA women’s tennis. The No. 20 Bruins (12-5, 6-1 Pac-12) haven’t dropped a doubles set – let alone lose the point – in over a month, and that trend continued Friday and Saturday when they swept both the Colorado Buffaloes (9-10, 1-7) and Utah Utes (7-8, 2-6) 4-0. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Alaina Miller won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, losing only seven combined games as No. 20 UCLA women's tennis ran its winning streak to six matches. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Alaina Miller won both of her matches this weekend in straight sets, losing only seven combined games as No. 20 UCLA women's tennis ran its winning streak to six matches. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Freshman forward T.J. Leaf entered UCLA as ESPN's No. 13 commit in the class of 2016, and after he led UCLA with 16.3 points to go along with 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, declared for the NBA draft on March 24. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Wang’s Word: NBA should not be done with one-and-done rule

D’Angelo Russell, Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz. All three NBA players were – or in Fultz’s case, will be – highly touted high school recruits and top-two NBA draft picks after spending only one year in college. Read more...

Photo: Freshman forward T.J. Leaf entered UCLA as ESPN's No. 13 commit in the class of 2016, and after he led UCLA with 16.3 points to go along with 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, declared for the NBA draft on March 24. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman forward T.J. Leaf entered UCLA as ESPN's No. 13 commit in the class of 2016, and after he led UCLA with 16.3 points to go along with 8.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, declared for the NBA draft on March 24. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Around the League: MPSF, Pac-12 teams dominate men’s volleyball, men’s tennis rankings

While Bruin athletes continue competing in Westwood, here’s a look at some of the biggest news from the rest of the Pac-12 and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Read more...

Photo: Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Ducks junior forward Jordan Bell failed to box out his man twice, allowing North Carolina to pull down two rebounds in the final moments that solidified its victory. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore Alaina Miller defeated Oregon's Nia Rose 6-4, 6-3 at court three to give UCLA women's tennis a 4-3 victory Friday. Miller now owns a 6-5 singles record on the year. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Women’s tennis rides doubles success to victory over Oregon

UCLA women’s tennis is on a doubles roll. The No. 20 Bruins (8-5, 2-1 Pac-12) won the opening point for the fourth dual match in a row, all without dropping a set, and then pulled away from the host Oregon Ducks (8-6, 2-1) for a 4-1 victory Friday. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Alaina Miller defeated Oregon's Nia Rose 6-4, 6-3 at court three to give UCLA women's tennis a 4-3 victory Friday. Miller now owns a 6-5 singles record on the year. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Alaina Miller defeated Oregon's Nia Rose 6-4, 6-3 at court three to give UCLA women's tennis a 4-3 victory Friday. Miller now owns a 6-5 singles record on the year. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Senior Gage Brymer swept then-No. 9 Baylor's Juan Benitez 6-4, 6-2 in UCLA's previous dual match. Brymer, ranked No. 11 in the nation for singles, called it one of the best matches in his collegiate career. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s tennis looks to maintain doubles play improvement for Duke match

Any win against a top-10 opponent is a reason to celebrate. A 4-0 sweep against the No. 6 team in the country, on the other hand, has UCLA men’s tennis coach Billy Martin feeling confident about his lineup heading into his team’s next dual match against Duke. Read more...

Photo: Senior Gage Brymer swept then-No. 9 Baylor's Juan Benitez 6-4, 6-2 in UCLA's previous dual match. Brymer, ranked No. 11 in the nation for singles, called it one of the best matches in his collegiate career. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior Gage Brymer swept then-No. 9 Baylor's Juan Benitez 6-4, 6-2 in UCLA's previous dual match. Brymer, ranked No. 11 in the nation for singles, called it one of the best matches in his collegiate career. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA to a 29-4 regular season record and a No. 3 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins' first-round opponent will be No. 14 seed Kent State. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball receives South Region’s No. 3 seed in NCAA Tournament

After finishing in third place in the Pac-12 and as a semifinalist in the conference tournament, UCLA men’s basketball received the South Region’s No. 3 seed for the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA to a 29-4 regular season record and a No. 3 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins' first-round opponent will be No. 14 seed Kent State. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA to a 29-4 regular season record and a No. 3 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins' first-round opponent will be No. 14 seed Kent State. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Gabby Andrews rebounded from a rough start to the season by winning four of her last five singles matches, including a straight-sets victory over Baylor's Angie Shakhraichuk on Saturday. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Upcoming Pac-12 games to test women’s tennis’ doubles play

The real test for UCLA women’s tennis starts this weekend. After dropping three straight matches, the No. 21 Bruins (6-4) will only face Pac-12 opponents for the rest of the season, starting with the No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Gabby Andrews rebounded from a rough start to the season by winning four of her last five singles matches, including a straight-sets victory over Baylor's Angie Shakhraichuk on Saturday. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore Gabby Andrews rebounded from a rough start to the season by winning four of her last five singles matches, including a straight-sets victory over Baylor's Angie Shakhraichuk on Saturday. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)


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