Sunday, February 17

Sophomore guard Chantel Horvat registered three steals in her first four minutes off the bench. Chantel logged a season-high nine points to go along with two rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's blowout over Cal Poly. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)

UCLA women’s basketball dominates Cal Poly with depth, consistency

Despite leading the Bruins in scoring, Japreece Dean spent the majority of the final quarter cheering on her teammates from the bench. “It was super fun watching people fly around, get scoops, get deflections and the bench energy was great,” the senior guard said. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Chantel Horvat registered three steals in her first four minutes off the bench. Chantel logged a season-high nine points to go along with two rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's blowout over Cal Poly. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore guard Chantel Horvat registered three steals in her first four minutes off the bench. Chantel logged a season-high nine points to go along with two rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's blowout over Cal Poly. (Ariana Saigh/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird (left) – an Illinois native – saw seven minutes of action in a return to her hometown Wednesday night. Baird logged two rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's road victory over Illinois-Chicago.  (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s basketball extinguishes Illinois-Chicago Flames in 78-47 win

Michaela Onyenwere said the Bruins wanted to win for a special reason. “We knew that we were coming back to (redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird’s) hometown,” the sophomore forward said. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird (left) – an Illinois native – saw seven minutes of action in a return to her hometown Wednesday night. Baird logged two rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's road victory over Illinois-Chicago. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt senior guard Chrissy Baird (left) – an Illinois native – saw seven minutes of action in a return to her hometown Wednesday night. Baird logged two rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's road victory over Illinois-Chicago.  (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt senior forward Lajahna Drummer registered her first double-double of the season, logging 12 points and 10 rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's home victory over Oklahoma State. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball sees season-high shooting in its win over Oklahoma State

Cori Close said the team’s mentality throughout the past week revolved around two words. “Fun and focus,” the coach said. “(I told them,) ‘Let’s work on having more fun together, working on plays with each other.’ … I really thought they lived that.” UCLA women’s basketball (5-5) shot a season-high 52.5 percent against Oklahoma State (7-2) en route to a 71-59 win Sunday to put itself back at .500. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior forward Lajahna Drummer registered her first double-double of the season, logging 12 points and 10 rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's home victory over Oklahoma State. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Redshirt senior forward Lajahna Drummer registered her first double-double of the season, logging 12 points and 10 rebounds in UCLA women's basketball's home victory over Oklahoma State. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere logged her third career-high on the season with 29 points, 22 of which came in the first half. Onyenwere also logged five rebounds and went 11-of-12 from the free throw line. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruins successfully battle Bulldogs, seeing improvement in the second quarter

It was all smiles for the Bruins as they filed off the court. UCLA women’s basketball (4-5) secured an 89-80 victory against Fresno State (4-3) on Friday evening to snap its four-game losing streak. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere logged her third career-high on the season with 29 points, 22 of which came in the first half. Onyenwere also logged five rebounds and went 11-of-12 from the free throw line. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore forward Michaela Onyenwere logged her third career-high on the season with 29 points, 22 of which came in the first half. Onyenwere also logged five rebounds and went 11-of-12 from the free throw line. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged a team-high 16 points on 7-of-18 from the field in UCLA women's basketball's loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins have now dropped four straight games for the first time since 2014. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball looks to continue undefeated streak against Fresno State

Kennedy Burke said the highest priority for the Bruin’s offense on Friday will be patience. “(We can’t) force them and (can’t) go into the spots they’ve trapped,” the senior guard said. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Japreece Dean logged a team-high 16 points on 7-of-18 from the field in UCLA women's basketball's loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins have now dropped four straight games for the first time since 2014. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged a team-high 16 points on 7-of-18 from the field in UCLA women's basketball's loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins have now dropped four straight games for the first time since 2014. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged a team-high 16 points on 7-of-18 from the field in UCLA women's basketball's loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins have now dropped four straight games for the first time since 2014. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball loses fourth straight match to undefeated Indiana

Kennedy Burke hung her head at the sound of the final buzzer as the Bruins dropped their fourth consecutive game. UCLA women’s basketball (3-5) fell to Indiana (7-0) 67-65 in the final seconds at home Sunday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Japreece Dean logged a team-high 16 points on 7-of-18 from the field in UCLA women's basketball's loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins have now dropped four straight games for the first time since 2014. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Senior guard Japreece Dean logged a team-high 16 points on 7-of-18 from the field in UCLA women's basketball's loss to Indiana on Sunday afternoon. The Bruins have now dropped four straight games for the first time since 2014. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller is averaging 5.8 points and three rebounds per game so far this season for UCLA women's basketball. The Bruins will face Indiana at home Sunday afternoon with an opportunity to snap a three-game losing streak. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Women’s basketball hopes to rebound from losses with focus on 3-pointers

The Bruins will have an opportunity to break a three-game losing streak when it faces the Hoosiers on Sunday. UCLA women’s basketball (3-4) will host Indiana (6-0) – the 2018 Women’s National Invitation Tournament champions – after returning home winless from the U.S. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller is averaging 5.8 points and three rebounds per game so far this season for UCLA women's basketball. The Bruins will face Indiana at home Sunday afternoon with an opportunity to snap a three-game losing streak. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Lauryn Miller is averaging 5.8 points and three rebounds per game so far this season for UCLA women's basketball. The Bruins will face Indiana at home Sunday afternoon with an opportunity to snap a three-game losing streak. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)


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