Women’s basketball claims title in closely fought win against WVU

UCLA’s season ended Saturday afternoon. It wasn’t that the Bruins were knocked out of tournament play – they simply couldn’t advance any farther. Leaving the Charleston Civic Center with a National Invitation Tournament championship win over West Virginia allowed the Bruins to cap off a perfect tournament run with six straight wins and finish the season with a winning record of 19-18. Read more...


Freshman guard Jordin Canada said that the team has managed to get to know each other really well as it enters the last game of the season, the Women's National Invitation Tournament championship game. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruins see chance to redeem lackluster season with WNIT championship

The women’s basketball team, on the course of righting its ship, has caught wind in the right direction and is on the brink of success. UCLA (18-18, 8-10 Pac-12) will face West Virginia (23-14, 7-11 Big 12) on Saturday at 3 p.m. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Jordin Canada said that the team has managed to get to know each other really well as it enters the last game of the season, the Women's National Invitation Tournament championship game. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Jordin Canada said that the team has managed to get to know each other really well as it enters the last game of the season, the Women's National Invitation Tournament championship game. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Kari Korver set a team record with 73 season 3-pointers after netting five shots from beyond the arc. Korver's 19 points helped lead UCLA women's basketball past Michigan and on to the finals of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA defeats Michigan, moves on to national invitational championship

Jordin Canada stood at the line, the ball leaving her hands and traveling 15 feet to hit its target, nothing but net. The freshman guard’s four free throws in the final minutes iced UCLA’s 69-65 Although the Bruins won’t be in Tampa Bay for the NCAA championship, their win over the Wolverines punched them a ticket to the finals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament in Charleston, W. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Kari Korver set a team record with 73 season 3-pointers after netting five shots from beyond the arc. Korver's 19 points helped lead UCLA women's basketball past Michigan and on to the finals of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore Kari Korver set a team record with 73 season 3-pointers after netting five shots from beyond the arc. Korver's 19 points helped lead UCLA women's basketball past Michigan and on to the finals of the Women's National Invitation Tournament. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

In the Women's National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals against Saint Mary's College, freshman guard Jordin Canada scored 13 points, seven assists and five steals in the UCLA win. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruins to extend postseason push against Wolverines in WNIT semifinals

UCLA women’s basketball has crafted its own version of a comeback. The Bruins’ postseason has extended to the semifinals of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after UCLA knocked out St. Read more...

Photo: In the Women's National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals against Saint Mary's College, freshman guard Jordin Canada scored 13 points, seven assists and five steals in the UCLA win. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

In the Women's National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals against Saint Mary's College, freshman guard Jordin Canada scored 13 points, seven assists and five steals in the UCLA win. (Angie Wang/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)

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)


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