UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close, men's basketball coach Steve Alford, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero, donor Casey Wasserman and football coach Jim Mora broke ground on two new athletic facilities. Thursday (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close, men's basketball coach Steve Alford, Athletic Director Dan Guerrero, donor Casey Wasserman and football coach Jim Mora broke ground on two new athletic facilities. Thursday (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Josh Rosen was nearly unanimously regarded as the top quarterback recruit from 2015. He was rated the No. 1 quarterback prospect in the nation by Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com; ESPN ranked Rosen the No. 2 quarterback recruit in the country. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Rookies to watch: Bruin Sports looks at 2015 incoming athletes

Football – Josh Rosen Josh Rosen’s early enrollment at UCLA last January gave him a definitive edge over all other rookies in that he is familiar with the ins and outs of the school and football team before the first day of orientation. Read more...

Josh Rosen was nearly unanimously regarded as the top quarterback recruit from 2015. He was rated the No. 1 quarterback prospect in the nation by Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com; ESPN ranked Rosen the No. 2 quarterback recruit in the country. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore guard Jordan Canada has played a prominent role on the U.S. national team in South Korea at the World University Games. The U.S. team's final game will be on Monday for gold against Canada. (Courtesy of DAN YOPCHICK/USA Basketball)
Rising sophomore guard Jordan Canada has played a prominent role on the U.S. national team in South Korea at the World University Games. The U.S. team's final game will be on Monday for gold against Canada. (Courtesy of DAN YOPCHICK/USA Basketball)


The UCLA women’s basketball team celebrates its 62-60 win over West Virginia in the WNIT championship game Saturday in the Charleston Civic Center. The win extended the Briuns’ season-high win streak to six games, and nudged their record above .500 for the first time all season. (Chris Dorst/The Charleston Gazette)

Freshman guard leads UCLA women’s basketball to WNIT title

Usually standing at 5 feet 6 inches, freshman guard Jordin Canada stood a little bit taller on Saturday afternoon. Canada was the first of the Bruins to climb the ladder in the Charleston Civic Center and snip off her segment of the net, where just moments before the freshman’s last-minute layup and pair of free throws capped a 31-point outing and sealed UCLA’s 62-60 win over West Virginia (23-15, 7-11 Big 12) in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament title game. Read more...

The UCLA women’s basketball team celebrates its 62-60 win over West Virginia in the WNIT championship game Saturday in the Charleston Civic Center. The win extended the Briuns’ season-high win streak to six games, and nudged their record above .500 for the first time all season. (Chris Dorst/The Charleston Gazette)


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