UCLA started practicing Sept. 21, which, according to coach Cori Close, made it the last team in the country to start play.
It was only fitting that the Bruins ended their season in the same way – on a delay.
Kelli Hayes knew she wanted to do something different.
In late 2017, when Hayes was a senior guard for UCLA women’s basketball, many teams across the nation were kneeling during the national anthem as a form of peaceful protest against racial inequality and other forms of social injustice.
When the difference between the men’s and women’s NCAA tournament conditions became public, Cori Close was not surprised.
“We’re not blown away by this, this is not a surprise – it’s just that it’s way more public to everybody else,” the UCLA women’s basketball coach said.
UCLA women’s basketball (16-5, 12-4 Pac-12) will enter the NCAA tournament as the No. 3 seed in the Hemisfair region, giving the Bruins a first-round matchup against the Mountain West champions, No.
This post was updated March 16 at 1:10 p.m.
As No. 9 UCLA women’s basketball prepares for its upcoming NCAA tournament run, it holds two of the Pac-12’s four leading scorers in senior forward Michaela Onyenwere and sophomore guard Charisma Osborne.
This post was updated March 15 at 6:56 p.m.
After nearly a two-year break, the Bruins are dancing once again.
No. 9 UCLA women’s basketball (16-5, 12-4 Pac-12) was selected as a No.
After the Bruins’ loss in the Pac-12 championship game, Cori Close said her team had a lot to work on.
Luckily for the 10th-year coach, her players have the most time off between games as they have had all season.
The Bruins entered Wednesday’s game with sole possession of first place in the Pac-12.
They left with shared possession of second.
UCLA men’s basketball (17-7, 13-5 Pac-12) fell to Oregon (18-5, 13-4) by a score of 82-74.
No. 9 UCLA women’s basketball (14-4, 12-4 Pac-12) will enter this weekend’s Pac-12 tournament as the No. 3 seed, granting the Bruins a first-round bye. UCLA will then face No.
The Bruins enter their last two-game homestand of the season with opportunities to rise to the top or free-fall in the standings.
UCLA men’s basketball (14-5, 10-3 Pac-12) will face off against Arizona (14-7, 8-7) and Arizona State (7-10, 4-7) on Thursday and Saturday, respectively.
searching for more articles...