Friday, April 3

Women’s basketball comes back in second half to beat Arizona State

For the first 20-minute period, it seemed as if the Bruins were going to conclude the road portion of their regular season with a whimper. The UCLA women's basketball team did turn it around in the second half of its 61-45 win over Arizona State, but the Bruins had 12 turnovers, six from sophomore forward Markel Walker alone, and countless missed opportunities on the offensive end in the first half as the Bruins held just a 24-21 advantage. At halftime, coach Nikki Caldwell asked her team why it was not finishing point-blank layups. Read more...


Atonye Nyingifa recorded 15 points and seven rebounds against Arizona State.

Women’s basketball faces Arizona schools

A month ago, Stanford humbled the UCLA women's basketball team in a 26-point drubbing. Read more...


Jasmine Dixon is averaging 12.2 points per game for the No. 11 UCLA women’s basketball team. The Bruins take on Arizona today to start off their last Pac-10 road trip of the season. UCLA is currently second in the Pac-10 and can lock up a top-two finish if it wins or if Arizona State loses today.

Redshirt sophomore Atonye Nyingifa presses forward after injury

The full-court press is now known as a Nikki Caldwell trademark.
At the center of the press patrols an athletic forward, flying from sideline to sideline in the backcourt, arms outstretched, legs punishing the glossed wooden panels below her. Read more...


Redshirt sophomore forward Atonye Nyingifa is fully healthy this season after having sat out all of 2009-2010 with a knee injury. A starter on the team, Nyingifa has played both ends of the floor effectively, averaging 8.5 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game so far this season.

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