Sunday, September 24

UCLA women's basketball has one of the toughest roads to the NCAA championship, most likely needing to overcome teams such as top-seeded Uconn, Duke or Maryland to just get out of the Bridgeport region. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

NCAA Tournament poses series of challenges for UCLA women’s basketball

Three years ago: a first-round Pac-12 Tournament exit. Two years ago: a Women’s National Invitation Tournament championship. Last year: a Sweet 16 loss to Texas. This year, if the trend were to continue, one would guess that UCLA women’s basketball would surpass the Sweet 16. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women's basketball has one of the toughest roads to the NCAA championship, most likely needing to overcome teams such as top-seeded Uconn, Duke or Maryland to just get out of the Bridgeport region. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women's basketball has one of the toughest roads to the NCAA championship, most likely needing to overcome teams such as top-seeded Uconn, Duke or Maryland to just get out of the Bridgeport region. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

The Bruins are going to the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row, this time as a No. 4 seed. They'll host the Boise State Broncos in the first round at Pauley Pavilion. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women’s basketball secures No. 4 seed in NCAA Tournament

UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close may not have had her players seated around her during the reveal of the NCAA Tournament bracket due to classes, but that certainly did not take away from her team’s No. Read more...

Photo: The Bruins are going to the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row, this time as a No. 4 seed. They'll host the Boise State Broncos in the first round at Pauley Pavilion. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Bruins are going to the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row, this time as a No. 4 seed. They'll host the Boise State Broncos in the first round at Pauley Pavilion. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt senior guard Kari Korver (right) leads UCLA with 62 3-pointers this season – in her career, she's made 241. She has also been voted as a team captain for the past four years. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball guard Kari Korver plays last Pac-12 game of career

Redshirt senior guard Kari Korver played her last Pac-12 women’s basketball game with UCLA’s loss to Oregon State on Saturday. [Related: Women’s basketball ends Pac-12 tournament with 63-53 loss to Oregon State] After the loss, junior guard Jordin Canada was in tears while talking about her teammate. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior guard Kari Korver (right) leads UCLA with 62 3-pointers this season – in her career, she's made 241. She has also been voted as a team captain for the past four years. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior guard Kari Korver (right) leads UCLA with 62 3-pointers this season – in her career, she's made 241. She has also been voted as a team captain for the past four years. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

In UCLA women's basketball's loss to top-seeded Oregon State in the Pac-12 tournament, junior guard Jordin Canada notched a team-high 27 points on the night. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s basketball ends Pac-12 tournament with 63-53 loss to Oregon State

UCLA women’s basketball was eliminated from the Pac-12 tournament Saturday night following an underwhelming performance on the offensive end, finishing just 4-of-23 from beyond the arc, and 31 percent from the field overall. Read more...

Photo: In UCLA women's basketball's loss to top-seeded Oregon State in the Pac-12 tournament, junior guard Jordin Canada notched a team-high 27 points on the night. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

In UCLA women's basketball's loss to top-seeded Oregon State in the Pac-12 tournament, junior guard Jordin Canada notched a team-high 27 points on the night. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Sophomore guard Kennedy Burke received All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors Tuesday. She averages 12.6 points and 4.8 assists per game. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball ready for postseason push as Pac-12 tournament starts

The Pac-12 tournament is here, and it’s been a season of highs and lows for UCLA women’s basketball. The Bruins (22-7, 13-5 Pac-12) started out the season 17-4, looking like the team that was picked to win the conference. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Kennedy Burke received All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors Tuesday. She averages 12.6 points and 4.8 assists per game. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore guard Kennedy Burke received All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention honors Tuesday. She averages 12.6 points and 4.8 assists per game. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)



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