Monday, November 20

Men’s water polo falls 7-5 in MPSF tournament final against USC

Senior attacker Jack Grover scored two goals in UCLA's loss to USC in the MPSF championship game Sunday. Although the Bruins lost, they still secured the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Senior attacker Jack Grover scored two goals in UCLA's loss to USC in the MPSF championship game Sunday. Although the Bruins lost, they still secured the No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

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The Bruins could not go three-for-three against their crosstown rival. No. 3 UCLA men’s water polo (19-4, 1-2 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) lost to No. 4 USC (25-3, 1-2) in the championship game of the MPSF tournament 7-5 at Avery Aquatic Center in Stanford, California, on Sunday.


Prince Ali came up with 18 points in his 25 minutes of play Monday, but the redshirt sophomore guard also fouled out, picking up his fifth personal foul with 44 seconds left in the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Prince Ali came up with 18 points in his 25 minutes of play Monday, but the redshirt sophomore guard also fouled out, picking up his fifth personal foul with 44 seconds left in the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA cross country took part in its fourth NCAA Division I Championship meet in the same number of years. Sophomore Garrett Reynolds finished in 121st overall for the Bruins. (Photo courtesy of Ricky Bassman)
UCLA cross country took part in its fourth NCAA Division I Championship meet in the same number of years. Sophomore Garrett Reynolds finished in 121st overall for the Bruins. (Photo courtesy of Ricky Bassman)

UCLA men's basketball will face Creighton on Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. The Bruins will have to work to slow down Creighton's high-powered offense. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UCLA men's basketball will face Creighton on Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. The Bruins will have to work to slow down Creighton's high-powered offense. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior middle blocker Kyra Rogers had nine kills for a season-high hitting percentage of .667. UCLA swept California for the second time this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)
Junior middle blocker Kyra Rogers had nine kills for a season-high hitting percentage of .667. UCLA swept California for the second time this season. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Junior forward Hailie Mace helped UCLA take down Virginia 2-1 to advance to the NCAA quarterfinal. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)
Junior forward Hailie Mace helped UCLA take down Virginia 2-1 to advance to the NCAA quarterfinal. (Edward Figueroa/Daily Bruin)

Junior David Stiling scored a pair of goals in UCLA men's water polo's victory in the first round of the MPSF tournament. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
Junior David Stiling scored a pair of goals in UCLA men's water polo's victory in the first round of the MPSF tournament. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


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