Junior guard Nirra Fields registered a double-double against Cal State Bakersfield after scoring 26 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA overtakes CSUB 70-54 in Women’s National Invitation Tournament

While the women’s basketball team’s bid for the Women’s National Invitation Tournament was automatic, it’s passage into the second round was far from it. UCLA defeated Cal State Bakersfield Thursday night in the first round of the tournament 70-54. Read more...

Photo: Junior guard Nirra Fields registered a double-double against Cal State Bakersfield after scoring 26 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior guard Nirra Fields registered a double-double against Cal State Bakersfield after scoring 26 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, guard Jordin Canada played her last game of the season in a loss against Stanford. The freshman finished her last rookie game with 15 points and eight rebounds. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s basketball falls to Stanford 67-62 in Pac-12 tournament

This article was updated on March 9 at 2:34 a.m. Five months, 30 games and more than 1,239 minutes. It all came down to one split-second play near half-court when the ball hovered in the air before descending upon two hands, both battling for possession. Read more...

Photo: Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, guard Jordin Canada played her last game of the season in a loss against Stanford. The freshman finished her last rookie game with 15 points and eight rebounds. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, guard Jordin Canada played her last game of the season in a loss against Stanford. The freshman finished her last rookie game with 15 points and eight rebounds. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Redshirt sophomore guard Kari Korver and the UCLA women's basketball team need to win four games in four days to keep the Bruins' NCAA Tournament hopes alive. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball must achieve new season high to reach NCAAs

Even in the final stretch of the season, UCLA women’s basketball will need to accomplish some firsts in order to keep its season alive. It’s win or go home as UCLA begins its quest for a Pac-12 title and an NCAA Tournament berth against the University of Arizona on Thursday at 2 p.m. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore guard Kari Korver and the UCLA women's basketball team need to win four games in four days to keep the Bruins' NCAA Tournament hopes alive. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt sophomore guard Kari Korver and the UCLA women's basketball team need to win four games in four days to keep the Bruins' NCAA Tournament hopes alive. (Max Himmelrich/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt junior forward Kacy Swain’s physical burden goes beyond the sweat beading down her forehead and the weight of exhausted legs still trudging deep into the second half. Type 1 diabetes forced Swain to alter her lifestyle in high school in order to keep playing basketball. (Erin Ng/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s basketball’s Kacy Swain talks about living, playing with diabetes

Irritability, extreme thirst, frequent trips to the bathroom and unprecedented weight loss – these were the signs that prompted Kacy Swain’s father, George Swain, to make a trip to the pharmacy and buy a blood sugar testing kit one spring day in 2011. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior forward Kacy Swain’s physical burden goes beyond the sweat beading down her forehead and the weight of exhausted legs still trudging deep into the second half. Type 1 diabetes forced Swain to alter her lifestyle in high school in order to keep playing basketball. (Erin Ng/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt junior forward Kacy Swain’s physical burden goes beyond the sweat beading down her forehead and the weight of exhausted legs still trudging deep into the second half. Type 1 diabetes forced Swain to alter her lifestyle in high school in order to keep playing basketball. (Erin Ng/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore guard Kari Korver scored a team-high 15 points but was unable to lift UCLA past Washington in Seattle. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball caps regular season with 74-61 loss to Washington

Seattle — In the span of one week, it is both the city of setbacks and the city of rekindled ambition. UCLA women’s basketball left the Emerald City on Saturday afternoon after a hard loss to cap off its regular season, but the Bruins will fly back later this week to test their postseason drive in the Pac-12 tournament. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore guard Kari Korver scored a team-high 15 points but was unable to lift UCLA past Washington in Seattle. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt sophomore guard Kari Korver scored a team-high 15 points but was unable to lift UCLA past Washington in Seattle. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)



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