Saturday, November 17

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere went 11-of-19 from the field and finished with a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds. Onyenwere was the only Bruin to play in all 40 minutes in UCLA women's basketball's win over No. 14 Georgia. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball snags 80-69 win over Georgia after trailing most of game

Michaela Onyenwere, among other Bruins, headed toward the bleachers to give kids high-fives after the final buzzer sounded. “It was just really humbling (because) they were just so happy,” the sophomore forward said. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere went 11-of-19 from the field and finished with a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds. Onyenwere was the only Bruin to play in all 40 minutes in UCLA women's basketball's win over No. 14 Georgia. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere went 11-of-19 from the field and finished with a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds. Onyenwere was the only Bruin to play in all 40 minutes in UCLA women's basketball's win over No. 14 Georgia. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt sophomore Meghan Scudero transferred to UCLA from De Anza College in Cupertino, California, this school year. Scudero has played in 10 games this season for UCLA women's soccer. (Photo by Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor, Photo Illustration by Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Meghan Scudero balances roles to prove both the pen and the soccer ball are mighty

Meghan Scudero grew up wanting to become the president someday, but that was before she committed to play Division I soccer. Fast forward two years: The junior transferred to UCLA to become a writer. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore Meghan Scudero transferred to UCLA from De Anza College in Cupertino, California, this school year. Scudero has played in 10 games this season for UCLA women's soccer. (Photo by Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor, Photo Illustration by Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Redshirt sophomore Meghan Scudero transferred to UCLA from De Anza College in Cupertino, California, this school year. Scudero has played in 10 games this season for UCLA women's soccer. (Photo by Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor, Photo Illustration by Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Senior attacker Austin Rone said he is pleased with the progression that UCLA men's water polo has shown in recent weeks despite a few losses. Rone has 25 goals in 23 games this season for the Bruins. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Men’s water polo looks to recreate success it saw in 2017 postseason

After over two months of games, the Bruins face missing out on the NCAA tournament. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (20-3, 1-2 MPSF) wrapped up its regular season Saturday with a loss against No. Read more...

Photo: Senior attacker Austin Rone said he is pleased with the progression that UCLA men's water polo has shown in recent weeks despite a few losses. Rone has 25 goals in 23 games this season for the Bruins. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Senior attacker Austin Rone said he is pleased with the progression that UCLA men's water polo has shown in recent weeks despite a few losses. Rone has 25 goals in 23 games this season for the Bruins. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman linebacker Jayce Smalley picked up his first career solo tackle – a tackle for a two-yard loss – Saturday against Arizona State. Smalley was previously a special teams specialist for UCLA football. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Chip Kelly and players see under-tested potential in football’s underclassmen

The Bruins are thin all over the roster. Coach Chip Kelly said UCLA football (2-8, 2-5 Pac-12) had just 57 scholarship players available out of the 105 on the roster at practice Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman linebacker Jayce Smalley picked up his first career solo tackle – a tackle for a two-yard loss – Saturday against Arizona State. Smalley was previously a special teams specialist for UCLA football. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman linebacker Jayce Smalley picked up his first career solo tackle – a tackle for a two-yard loss – Saturday against Arizona State. Smalley was previously a special teams specialist for UCLA football. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman guard David Singleton said he and the rest of the UCLA men's basketball bench are focused on providing energy whether they are on the floor or not. Singleton is averaging seven points in 17 minutes per game this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball looks to the bench, relying on second-unit skill in rotation

The Bruins’ bench is proving their worth two games into the season. Following No. 20 UCLA men’s basketball’s (2-0) win Friday night, coach Steve Alford praised the second unit’s tenacity and said its play ignited the rest of the team. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard David Singleton said he and the rest of the UCLA men's basketball bench are focused on providing energy whether they are on the floor or not. Singleton is averaging seven points in 17 minutes per game this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman guard David Singleton said he and the rest of the UCLA men's basketball bench are focused on providing energy whether they are on the floor or not. Singleton is averaging seven points in 17 minutes per game this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller and UCLA women’s basketball will host No. 14 Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs are the Bruins’ first ranked opponent this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball focuses on growth, gears up for game against Georgia

The Bruins will challenge a ranked team for the first time this season. “We don’t lock in on the rankings at all,” said sophomore forward Lauryn Miller. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller and UCLA women’s basketball will host No. 14 Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs are the Bruins’ first ranked opponent this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller and UCLA women’s basketball will host No. 14 Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs are the Bruins’ first ranked opponent this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore safety Quentin Lake has two interceptions for UCLA football this season. Lake has tallied 62 tackles, one tackle for a loss and five pass deflections. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Football players gear up to battle old high school teammates against rival USC

Geography is not the only aspect of a crosstown rivalry. Southern California is a recruiting hotbed, and since UCLA and USC are the only Power Five programs in the area, they target many of the same players. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore safety Quentin Lake has two interceptions for UCLA football this season. Lake has tallied 62 tackles, one tackle for a loss and five pass deflections. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore safety Quentin Lake has two interceptions for UCLA football this season. Lake has tallied 62 tackles, one tackle for a loss and five pass deflections. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)