Thursday, January 17

(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close said she believes that the Bruins have proven that they are a top-half conference team so far in their first four Pac-12 games. UCLA will face crosstown rival USC this weekend for their second meeting of the season.

Women’s basketball loses two games over weekend, sets sights on deep NCAA run

Cori Close said the Bruins experienced two different shooting performances in their two losses this past weekend. “It was totally different,” the coach said. “I didn’t think shots were hard to come by on Friday (against Oregon State) … (but) I didn’t feel like we ever got in an offensive rhythm (against Oregon).” UCLA women’s basketball (9-8, 2-3 Pac-12) was outdone by No. Read more...

UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close said she believes that the Bruins have proven that they are a top-half conference team so far in their first four Pac-12 games. UCLA will face crosstown rival USC this weekend for their second meeting of the season.

Senior guard Japreece Dean led UCLA women's basketball with six of her team's 10 assists on Sunday in a 20-point loss to No. 5 Oregon. Dean also finished second on the team in scoring with 11 points. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)
Senior guard Japreece Dean led UCLA women's basketball with six of her team's 10 assists on Sunday in a 20-point loss to No. 5 Oregon. Dean also finished second on the team in scoring with 11 points. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere logged 24 points and went 8-of-9 from the free throw line, but UCLA women's basketball could not make defensive stops down the stretch to hold off No. 10 Oregon State. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)
Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere logged 24 points and went 8-of-9 from the free throw line, but UCLA women's basketball could not make defensive stops down the stretch to hold off No. 10 Oregon State. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke is averaging 14.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for UCLA women's basketball, which will host No. 10 Oregon State and No. 5 Oregon this weekend.(Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Senior guard Kennedy Burke is averaging 14.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for UCLA women's basketball, which will host No. 10 Oregon State and No. 5 Oregon this weekend.(Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged 22 points and three assists, but said she was not happy with the three turnovers in UCLA women’s basketball’s loss to No. 6 Stanford last Sunday. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)
Senior guard Japreece Dean logged 22 points and three assists, but said she was not happy with the three turnovers in UCLA women’s basketball’s loss to No. 6 Stanford last Sunday. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)


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