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Senior guard Japreece Dean registered 20 points,  four rebounds and two assists and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in UCLA women's basketball's win over Seton Hall on Sunday afternoon. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball manage to pillage Seton Hall Pirates 78-62

Cori Close repeated two words for her team after the game: “growth” and “toughness.” “It was a lack of focus,” Close said. “We gave them opportunities and we started playing in a way to get through the game instead of using every possession as an opportunity to get better.” Coming off an upset victory over No. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Japreece Dean registered 20 points, four rebounds and two assists and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in UCLA women's basketball's win over Seton Hall on Sunday afternoon. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean registered 20 points,  four rebounds and two assists and went 4-of-5 from beyond the arc in UCLA women's basketball's win over Seton Hall on Sunday afternoon. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke said limiting Seton Hall's 3s will be crucial for Sunday's game. Burke is averaging 14 points and 7.7 rebounds over UCLA women's basketball's first three games this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball hopes 3-point defense stays strong against Seton Hall

Michaela Onyenwere said the Bruins will have to focus on containing the 3-point shot Sunday. “Knowing that they’re 3-point shooters, we just have to force them to be drivers,” the sophomore forward said. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Kennedy Burke said limiting Seton Hall's 3s will be crucial for Sunday's game. Burke is averaging 14 points and 7.7 rebounds over UCLA women's basketball's first three games this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke said limiting Seton Hall's 3s will be crucial for Sunday's game. Burke is averaging 14 points and 7.7 rebounds over UCLA women's basketball's first three games this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt freshman power forward Jalen Hill was promoted to the starting lineup after sitting out most of the 2017-2018 season after being arrested for shoplifting last year. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball sees return of Jalen Hill after suspension, newly signed commits

Once Jalen Hill returned from China in November 2017, he sought the comfort of the people closest to him – his parents. “They did an amazing job of keeping me calm and making sure that I don’t worry, I don’t try to think too much”, said the redshirt freshman power forward. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman power forward Jalen Hill was promoted to the starting lineup after sitting out most of the 2017-2018 season after being arrested for shoplifting last year. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt freshman power forward Jalen Hill was promoted to the starting lineup after sitting out most of the 2017-2018 season after being arrested for shoplifting last year. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere went 11-of-19 from the field and finished with a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds. Onyenwere was the only Bruin to play in all 40 minutes in UCLA women's basketball's win over No. 14 Georgia. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball snags 80-69 win over Georgia after trailing most of game

Michaela Onyenwere, among other Bruins, headed toward the bleachers to give kids high-fives after the final buzzer sounded. “It was just really humbling (because) they were just so happy,” the sophomore forward said. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere went 11-of-19 from the field and finished with a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds. Onyenwere was the only Bruin to play in all 40 minutes in UCLA women's basketball's win over No. 14 Georgia. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere went 11-of-19 from the field and finished with a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds. Onyenwere was the only Bruin to play in all 40 minutes in UCLA women's basketball's win over No. 14 Georgia. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller and UCLA women’s basketball will host No. 14 Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs are the Bruins’ first ranked opponent this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball focuses on growth, gears up for game against Georgia

The Bruins will challenge a ranked team for the first time this season. “We don’t lock in on the rankings at all,” said sophomore forward Lauryn Miller. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller and UCLA women’s basketball will host No. 14 Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs are the Bruins’ first ranked opponent this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller and UCLA women’s basketball will host No. 14 Georgia on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs are the Bruins’ first ranked opponent this season. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior forward Lajahna Drummer went just 1-of-7 from the field, but finished with six points and eight rebounds. Drummer made her season debut after sitting out the exhibition and season opener with an undisclosed injury. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Team effort from women’s basketball halts Rice in first home game match

This post was updated Nov. 12 at 10:14 p.m. Everybody got in on the action in the Bruins’ home opener. UCLA women’s basketball (1-1) had four starters score in double digits in its 59-50 home-opening win over Rice (0-2) on Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior forward Lajahna Drummer went just 1-of-7 from the field, but finished with six points and eight rebounds. Drummer made her season debut after sitting out the exhibition and season opener with an undisclosed injury. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior forward Lajahna Drummer went just 1-of-7 from the field, but finished with six points and eight rebounds. Drummer made her season debut after sitting out the exhibition and season opener with an undisclosed injury. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke scored 13 points in the first game of the season against LMU. Burke played in 35 games last season posting an average 10.6 points per game. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball to fortify defense before weekend home game against Rice

Cori Close said that the Bruins’ season-opening loss revealed the team’s weaknesses. “We got exposed,” the coach said. “We have to own where we are not responding the way we need to, and we have to be more willing to compete with a sense of urgency with each other and for each other.” UCLA women’s basketball (0-1) will return to Pauley Pavilion for its first home game against Rice (0-1) on Sunday. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Kennedy Burke scored 13 points in the first game of the season against LMU. Burke played in 35 games last season posting an average 10.6 points per game. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Kennedy Burke scored 13 points in the first game of the season against LMU. Burke played in 35 games last season posting an average 10.6 points per game. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)


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