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UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s U18 National Team and led the squad to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship held in Mexico City on Tuesday. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Coach Cori Close returns from 2018 FIBA Americas with victories, new lessons

USA Basketball preaches “gold habits” and “gold standards,” and it paid off in gold medals. UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach with the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team and led it to an 84-60 first-place victory over Canada in the International Basketball Federation’s U18 Americas U18 Championship 2018 hosted in Mexico City on Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s U18 National Team and led the squad to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship held in Mexico City on Tuesday. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s U18 National Team and led the squad to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship held in Mexico City on Tuesday. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

(Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

The Rundown: Aug. 6

Women’s soccerGabriel McCarthy, assistant Sports editor Three UCLA women’s soccer players traveled to France to compete in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. Bruin rising sophomores forward Ashley Sanchez and midfielder Viviana Villacorta will represent the U.S squad. Read more...

Photo: (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

(Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)


Former UCLA utility Alex Roelse logged five goals for the senior national team last week. Team USA finished in seventh place out of eight teams at the  2018 FINA World League Super Final. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The Rundown: June 25

This post was updated Aug. 15 at 4:46 p.m. Men’s water polo Joy Hong, assistant Sports editor Four Bruins helped Team USA in Budapest, Hungary last weekend, but finished in seventh place out of eight teams. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA utility Alex Roelse logged five goals for the senior national team last week. Team USA finished in seventh place out of eight teams at the 2018 FINA World League Super Final. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Former UCLA utility Alex Roelse logged five goals for the senior national team last week. Team USA finished in seventh place out of eight teams at the  2018 FINA World League Super Final. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Favorite Moments: Daily Bruin Sports picks top eight moments from 2017-2018 seasons

UCLA Athletics had an eventful year, winning multiple national championships and staging several miraculous comebacks. Looking back on the year that was, the Daily Bruin Sports staff got together and picked eight of the Bruins’ most memorable moments of the year. Read more...

Photo: After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After trailing by 34 points, former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen led the Bruins to a comeback victory over the Texas A&M Aggies in the first game of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Graduating UCLA women's basketball guard Kelli Hayes helped lead the Bruins to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 during her senior season. Hayes is one of three seniors who will be graduating this year. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior signoffs: Kelli Hayes reflects on basketball and her humanitarian growth along the way

As a student-athlete, UCLA has opened my eyes and given me experiences that I could only dream of before arriving on campus. I was fortunate to receive the opportunity to have my senses awakened by the pothole-filled streets of Westwood that wrecked my Jetta’s tires, to expand my knowledge through the gender studies department, to develop leadership skills on and off the court, and lastly, to gain perspective, giving way to a constant desire for finding the commonalities among things seen as different and to hold a relentless pursuit for saving the world one person at a time. Read more...

Photo: Graduating UCLA women's basketball guard Kelli Hayes helped lead the Bruins to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 during her senior season. Hayes is one of three seniors who will be graduating this year. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Graduating UCLA women's basketball guard Kelli Hayes helped lead the Bruins to their first Elite Eight appearance since 1999 during her senior season. Hayes is one of three seniors who will be graduating this year. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)



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