Thursday, November 23

Sophomore guard Jordin Canada posted 25 points in the game against CSU Bakersfield. She shot 10 for 12 from the field. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s basketball overcomes struggles to edge out CSU Bakersfield

The most impressive part of UCLA women’s basketball’s 82-68 win over Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday did not happen on the court. During a timeout in the first quarter, several players appeared on the jumbotron in a prerecorded segment in which they were asked who the best singer on the team was. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jordin Canada posted 25 points in the game against CSU Bakersfield. She shot 10 for 12 from the field. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Jordin Canada posted 25 points in the game against CSU Bakersfield. She shot 10 for 12 from the field. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Coach Cori Close said she was proud of how the  Bruins battled against the Gamecocks. UCLA caused 21 turnovers against South Carolina, the most handed to them so far in the season. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women’s basketball falls late to No. 2 South Carolina

With under a minute remaining in Sunday’s matchup, Jordin Canada was thrown to the ground by South Carolina guard Khadijah Sessions. The UCLA sophomore guard did not seem to care. Read more...

Photo: Coach Cori Close said she was proud of how the Bruins battled against the Gamecocks. UCLA caused 21 turnovers against South Carolina, the most handed to them so far in the season. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Coach Cori Close said she was proud of how the  Bruins battled against the Gamecocks. UCLA caused 21 turnovers against South Carolina, the most handed to them so far in the season. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior guard Nirra Fields said that the UCLA women's basketball team is more up-tempo in a person-to-person defense, which plays into their athletic strengths. The Bruins started their season with a pair of home wins. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Women’s basketball jumps into new season with strong defense

In every basketball game, there is usually at least one moment of isolation. Things slow down, the crowd dulls its cheering, the coaches stop yelling instructions and eight of the 10 players on the court briefly turn into spectators. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Nirra Fields said that the UCLA women's basketball team is more up-tempo in a person-to-person defense, which plays into their athletic strengths. The Bruins started their season with a pair of home wins. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior guard Nirra Fields said that the UCLA women's basketball team is more up-tempo in a person-to-person defense, which plays into their athletic strengths. The Bruins started their season with a pair of home wins. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman guard Kennedy Burke has impressed her teammates with on-court prowess and off-court demeanor. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Quiet freshman guard brings loud game to women’s basketball team

A custom-designed horse trail in Chatsworth, California leads up to Sierra Canyon School, a private institution graced by hundreds of trees and, more notably, the children of celebrities like Britney Spears, Alec Baldwin and Will Smith. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Kennedy Burke has impressed her teammates with on-court prowess and off-court demeanor. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman guard Kennedy Burke has impressed her teammates with on-court prowess and off-court demeanor. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior guard Nirra Fields scored a team-high 24 points in UCLA’s preseason exhibition victory over Vanguard last week in Pauley Pavilion. UCLA opens its regular season Friday night. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Bruins to face first true test of season in Red Storm

During women’s basketball’s first exhibition game last week, the Bruins pummeled Vanguard to a degree not seen in years. When the team plays St. John’s on Friday evening, it should not be as easy. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Nirra Fields scored a team-high 24 points in UCLA’s preseason exhibition victory over Vanguard last week in Pauley Pavilion. UCLA opens its regular season Friday night. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Senior guard Nirra Fields scored a team-high 24 points in UCLA’s preseason exhibition victory over Vanguard last week in Pauley Pavilion. UCLA opens its regular season Friday night. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


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