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Senior guard Japreece Dean is comforted by UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close and Oregon coach Kelly Graves after a semifinal loss at the Pac-12 tournament. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball works to rebound stronger after Pac-12 semifinal loss

Japreece Dean was assured by coach Cori Close after Saturday’s loss. “(Close) just told me to move on,” said the senior guard. “We just have more basketball to play, and I think that’s what she really emphasizes is that this is not the end.” After falling in what would have been an overtime upset over then-No. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Japreece Dean is comforted by UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close and Oregon coach Kelly Graves after a semifinal loss at the Pac-12 tournament. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean is comforted by UCLA women's basketball coach Cori Close and Oregon coach Kelly Graves after a semifinal loss at the Pac-12 tournament. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird (right) comforts senior guard Japreece Dean (left), who logged 22 points and 10 rebounds in UCLA women’s basketball’s loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball’s upset bid falls short as it loses to Oregon in overtime

This was updated March 9 at 9:26 p.m. LAS VEGAS—Kennedy Burke wiped tears from her face as the final buzzer sounded. No. 4 seed UCLA women’s basketball (20-12, 12-7 Pac-12) fell to No. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird (right) comforts senior guard Japreece Dean (left), who logged 22 points and 10 rebounds in UCLA women’s basketball’s loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird (right) comforts senior guard Japreece Dean (left), who logged 22 points and 10 rebounds in UCLA women’s basketball’s loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged 22 points, seven assists and three rebounds in No. 4 seed UCLA women’s basketball’s semifinal win over No. 5 seed Arizona State. The Bruins will face the winner of No. 1 seed Oregon and No. 8 seed Arizona on Saturday night. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball smokes out Sun Devils in Pac-12 quarterfinal victory

This post was updated March 8 at 3:08 p.m. The Bruins are advancing to the semifinals for the fourth consecutive year. No. 4 seed UCLA women’s basketball (20-11, 13-6 Pac-12) defeated No. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Japreece Dean logged 22 points, seven assists and three rebounds in No. 4 seed UCLA women’s basketball’s semifinal win over No. 5 seed Arizona State. The Bruins will face the winner of No. 1 seed Oregon and No. 8 seed Arizona on Saturday night. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged 22 points, seven assists and three rebounds in No. 4 seed UCLA women’s basketball’s semifinal win over No. 5 seed Arizona State. The Bruins will face the winner of No. 1 seed Oregon and No. 8 seed Arizona on Saturday night. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere – who was named to the all-conference team on Tuesday – will compete in her second Pac-12 Tournament with UCLA women's basketball on Friday in Las Vegas. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball prepares for first Pac-12 tournament game against Arizona State

Cori Close said the warmup for the big dance starts Friday. “As much as we want to win the conference tournament, that’s not what we’re preparing for,” the coach said. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere – who was named to the all-conference team on Tuesday – will compete in her second Pac-12 Tournament with UCLA women's basketball on Friday in Las Vegas. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere – who was named to the all-conference team on Tuesday – will compete in her second Pac-12 Tournament with UCLA women's basketball on Friday in Las Vegas. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)


Senior guard Kennedy Burke played 936 minutes this regular season, averaging 14.8 points, 170 total rebounds and recording a .493 shooting percentage. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball adapts to different playing styles entering quarterfinals

Four of UCLA’s five starters logged double-digits in at least one game this weekend. “We were a new team, a lot of people weren’t experienced with this type of basketball,” said senior guard Kennedy Burke. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Kennedy Burke played 936 minutes this regular season, averaging 14.8 points, 170 total rebounds and recording a .493 shooting percentage. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke played 936 minutes this regular season, averaging 14.8 points, 170 total rebounds and recording a .493 shooting percentage. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)


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