Last Saturday was not the last basketball game in the House that Coach built. The honor of representing the four letters in the last hoops game at Pauley belongs to Coach Caldwell's basketball program, Her group of seniors have set the standards for UCLA basketball all season long with DEFENSE:
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Number 9 ranked Bruins play their last Pac-10 season game today against Washington State. It's senior day for an amazing group of Bruins:
UCLA (25-3, 15-2, ranked No. 9 by both Associated Press and USA Today/ESPN) completes the regular season by hosting Washington State on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. That contest will mark the final women's game in Pauley Pavilion and will also be senior day for UCLA's Nina Earl, Christina Nzekwe, Doreena Campbell and Darxia Morris.
UCLA notched its school record-tying 25th regular season win on Thursday night in a 60-42 win over Washington. Atonye Nyingifa led the Bruins with 14 points and seven rebounds. The regular season win total matches that of the 1980-81 Bruin squad, which went on to capture a school record total of 29 victories. The Bruins' 15 Pac-10 wins tie the school record set by the 1998-99 squad.
You can read the full game notes here.
We are sure truebluebruin24 will fill us in all the details later in a separate post. Thought I put up a separate post wishing these wonderful ladies congratulations on a fantastic Bruin career and saying thanks for a memorable season. Hope the best is yet to come.
If you are tracking the women's game today, please post updates in this thread.