Tuesday, December 18

Although UCLA women’s basketball fell in all three games of the Paradise Jam, senior guard Kennedy Burke earned Paradise Jam Tournament All-Star honors, logging 55 points, 19 rebounds, eight steals and five blocks in the three contests combined. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball loses three straight games in Paradise Jam tournament

The Bruins were tasked with making a second-half comeback in all three games of the Paradise Jam. UCLA women’s basketball (3-4) exchanged a three-game winning streak for a three-game losing streak at the U.S. Read more...

Photo: Although UCLA women’s basketball fell in all three games of the Paradise Jam, senior guard Kennedy Burke earned Paradise Jam Tournament All-Star honors, logging 55 points, 19 rebounds, eight steals and five blocks in the three contests combined. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Although UCLA women’s basketball fell in all three games of the Paradise Jam, senior guard Kennedy Burke earned Paradise Jam Tournament All-Star honors, logging 55 points, 19 rebounds, eight steals and five blocks in the three contests combined. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

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The Rundown: Nov. 21

FootballRyan Smith, Sports editor The Pac-12 named redshirt junior running back Joshua Kelley its Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. Kelley ran for a season-high 289 yards and reached the end zone twice in UCLA football’s (3-8, 3-5 Pac-12) 34-27 victory over USC (5-6, 4-5) on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore foraward Lauryn Miller is averaging 19.3 minutes as a starter this season after averaging just 6.4 minutes during the 2017-2018 season for UCLA women’s basketball. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball acclimates to having mostly underclassmen on lineup

Almost two-thirds of the Bruins’ roster this season are underclassmen. “This year, a lot of new people are stepping into (new) roles,” said redshirt freshman guard Lindsey Corsaro. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore foraward Lauryn Miller is averaging 19.3 minutes as a starter this season after averaging just 6.4 minutes during the 2017-2018 season for UCLA women’s basketball. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore foraward Lauryn Miller is averaging 19.3 minutes as a starter this season after averaging just 6.4 minutes during the 2017-2018 season for UCLA women’s basketball. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean registered 20 points,  four rebounds and two assists and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in UCLA women's basketball's win over Seton Hall on Sunday afternoon. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball manage to pillage Seton Hall Pirates 78-62

Cori Close repeated two words for her team after the game: “growth” and “toughness.” “It was a lack of focus,” Close said. “We gave them opportunities and we started playing in a way to get through the game instead of using every possession as an opportunity to get better.” Coming off an upset victory over No. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Japreece Dean registered 20 points, four rebounds and two assists and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in UCLA women's basketball's win over Seton Hall on Sunday afternoon. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean registered 20 points,  four rebounds and two assists and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in UCLA women's basketball's win over Seton Hall on Sunday afternoon. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke said limiting Seton Hall's 3s will be crucial for Sunday's game. Burke is averaging 14 points and 7.7 rebounds over UCLA women's basketball's first three games this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball hopes 3-point defense stays strong against Seton Hall

Michaela Onyenwere said the Bruins will have to focus on containing the 3-point shot Sunday. “Knowing that they’re 3-point shooters, we just have to force them to be drivers,” the sophomore forward said. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Kennedy Burke said limiting Seton Hall's 3s will be crucial for Sunday's game. Burke is averaging 14 points and 7.7 rebounds over UCLA women's basketball's first three games this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke said limiting Seton Hall's 3s will be crucial for Sunday's game. Burke is averaging 14 points and 7.7 rebounds over UCLA women's basketball's first three games this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt freshman power forward Jalen Hill was promoted to the starting lineup after sitting out most of the 2017-2018 season after being arrested for shoplifting last year. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball sees return of Jalen Hill after suspension, newly signed commits

Once Jalen Hill returned from China in November 2017, he sought the comfort of the people closest to him – his parents. “They did an amazing job of keeping me calm and making sure that I don’t worry, I don’t try to think too much”, said the redshirt freshman power forward. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman power forward Jalen Hill was promoted to the starting lineup after sitting out most of the 2017-2018 season after being arrested for shoplifting last year. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt freshman power forward Jalen Hill was promoted to the starting lineup after sitting out most of the 2017-2018 season after being arrested for shoplifting last year. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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)


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