Wednesday, January 18



Three Bruins led the team with three steals apiece, including sophomore guard Kennedy Burke with a steal that came during her 23 minutes of play. (Rohan Kumar/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball defeats Utah 67-56 in conference opener

The UCLA women’s basketball team’s conference opener was chaotic. It may have been better for them that way. In the No.10 UCLA Bruins’ 67-56 win over the Utah Utes (11-1, 0-1 Pac-12), nothing was particularly clean. Read more...

Photo: Three Bruins led the team with three steals apiece, including sophomore guard Kennedy Burke with a steal that came during her 23 minutes of play. (Rohan Kumar/Daily Bruin)

Three Bruins led the team with three steals apiece, including sophomore guard Kennedy Burke with a steal that came during her 23 minutes of play. (Rohan Kumar/Daily Bruin)


Junior forward Monique Billings notched 22 rebounds against South Carolina, tied for fourth most all-time for UCLA.(Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

South Carolina dominates second half, defeats UCLA women’s basketball 66-57

The No. 6 South Carolina Gamecocks were able to respond to its lowest-scoring first half this season with a strong showing on both sides of the court, coming out of the halftime break to pull out the eventual 66-57 win against the visiting No. Read more...

Photo: Junior forward Monique Billings notched 22 rebounds against South Carolina, tied for fourth most all-time for UCLA.(Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior forward Monique Billings notched 22 rebounds against South Carolina, tied for fourth most all-time for UCLA.(Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior point guard Jordin Canada took over when the Bruins needed her most, scoring 23 of her 30 points in the second and third quarters – times when the UCLA offense stagnated. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Jordin Canada leads women’s basketball to 71-52 win over UCSB

Sometimes basketball is simple. In what would eventually be a 71-52 win over UC Santa Barbara (2-7), No. 9 UCLA (8-1) figured out in the second quarter what the game plan would have to be. Read more...

Photo: Junior point guard Jordin Canada took over when the Bruins needed her most, scoring 23 of her 30 points in the second and third quarters – times when the UCLA offense stagnated. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior point guard Jordin Canada took over when the Bruins needed her most, scoring 23 of her 30 points in the second and third quarters – times when the UCLA offense stagnated. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior forward Monique Billings scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds while notching her fifth double-double of the season. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

No. 9 UCLA women’s basketball tops Michigan 84-64

Just a day earlier, the UCLA men’s basketball team defeated Michigan by 18 points but the women’s team would not be outdone. The No. 9 Bruins (7-1) one-upped the men in their Michigan matchup and buried the Wolverines (8-3) by 20 points, 84-64. Read more...

Photo: Junior forward Monique Billings scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds while notching her fifth double-double of the season. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Junior forward Monique Billings scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds while notching her fifth double-double of the season. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Junior forward Monique Billings started off strong with 12 points in the first quarter. Despite slowing down from her torrid pace, Billings still ended the game with 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball’s win over Hawai’i reflects team’s renewed depth

There was more than one UCLA basketball game this weekend. Though the women didn’t beat the No. 1 team in the country like the men, the No. Read more...

Photo: Junior forward Monique Billings started off strong with 12 points in the first quarter. Despite slowing down from her torrid pace, Billings still ended the game with 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Junior forward Monique Billings started off strong with 12 points in the first quarter. Despite slowing down from her torrid pace, Billings still ended the game with 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)


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