Saturday, December 4

Former UCLA women’s basketball players reunite as members of Seattle Storm

Two former Bruins will once again share the court this year, this time in the Emerald City. Minutes after senior forward Michaela Onyenwere was selected with the sixth overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft on April 15, another former UCLA women’s basketball player was on the move. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA women’s basketball guards Jordin Canada and Kennedy Burke advanced to at least the Sweet 16 in each of their three years together as Bruins. The duo will reunite on the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm this season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former Oregon forward Angela Dugalic announces her intention to transfer to UCLA

The newest Pac-12 transfer won’t have to switch conferences after all. UCLA women’s basketball secured a commitment from forward Angela Dugalic via Twitter on Wednesday morning, the Bruins’ fourth transfer commit of the offseason. Read more...

Photo: Former Oregon forward Angela Dugalic (No. 25) played 24 games last season with the Ducks, averaging 3.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in 12.2 minutes per game. Dugalic announced her intentions to transfer to UCLA women’s basketball on Wednesday. (Courtesy of Mark Sobhani/NCAA Photos)

New York Liberty select Michaela Onyenwere in 1st round of 2021 WNBA Draft

This post was updated April 15 at 5:55 p.m. After four years in Westwood, Michaela Onyenwere is heading to the Big Apple.  The New York Liberty have selected the former UCLA women’s basketball forward with the sixth overall pick of the 2021 WNBA Draft on Thursday, which was once again held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  She will be joining last year’s No. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA women’s basketball forward Michaela Onyenwere has been selected by the New York Liberty with the sixth overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft. (Amy Zhang/Daily Bruin staff)

IImar’I Thomas, Londynn Jones commit to UCLA women’s basketball

It’s been a busy week for coach Cori Close on the recruiting trail. UCLA women’s basketball picked up commitments from class of 2022 guard Londynn Jones and graduate transfer forward IImar’I Thomas on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close secured two commitments from future Bruins over the weekend, marking her second and third recruits to commit in the past week. Close and the Bruins now have a pledge in both the class of 2022 and the class of 2023 in addition to a graduate transfer recruit eligible next season. (Ashley Kenney/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA women’s basketball picks up four-star recruit Jada Williams for class of 2023

Less than a week after their unexpected early end to the season, the Bruins are gearing up for the future.  Four-star point guard Jada Williams announced her decision to commit to the UCLA women’s basketball program Monday morning by posting a video to her Instagram featuring shots of her in Westwood and on the Pacific Coast wearing Bruin gear.  “I promised my (grandfather) that I would choose a school that would not only be a great fit for me on the court but also help me develop into the person I want to become,” Williams said before revealing her choice. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s basketball scored the commitment of class of 2023 four-star guard Jada Williams on Monday. Williams is so far the Bruins’ only commitment in the class of 2023 and just the second recruit in the 2021, 2022 and 2023 recruiting classes. (Lauren Man/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA women’s basketball’s Michaela Onyenwere commits to WNBA Draft

It’s the end of an era for Michaela Onyenwere. The senior forward announced via Twitter on Monday that she was forgoing a potential fifth season with UCLA women’s basketball to join the player pool for the 2021 WNBA Draft. Read more...

Photo: Senior forward Michaela Onyenwere has been UCLA women’s basketball’s leading scorer for three straight seasons, averaging more than 18 points per game in each of the last three campaigns and notching 1,888 points in her career. (David Rimer/Daily Bruin staff)

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