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UCLA Women's Basketball Nonconference Schedule Released

The UCLA Women's Basketball team has released a nonconference schedule which includes home games against Michigan and Hawai'i and road games against Baylor and South Carolina.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The UCLA Women’s Basketball team has released its nonconference schedule.

This year’s schedule features five home games at Pauley Pavilion including a game against Michigan on December 11th as well as road games against Baylor on November 14th and against South Carolina on December 18th.

On December 4th, the team will host Hawai'i in a rematch of last year's NCAA tournament first round game.

The team will participate in the Cancun Challenge at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on November 24th and 25th where they will face Iowa and Toledo. On December 14th, the team will travel up the coast to face UC Santa Barbara.

In a press release on the official site, Women's Basketball coach Cori Close commented on this year's nonconference schedule. Close said:

Our philosophy is and has always been to give our women the opportunity to be challenged and measure themselves against the best teams in the country. It has paid dividends for us and our conference as the Pac-12 was rated the No. 1 conference in the country last season.

Here's the full 2016-17 Women's Basketball nonconference schedule:

Date Opponent Venue
Nov. 3 Westmont Pauley Pavilion (Exhibition)
Nov. 11 Pacific Pauley Pavilion
Nov. 14 at Baylor Ferrell Center
Nov. 18 Southern University Pauley Pavilion
Nov. 20 Cal Poly Pauley Pavilion
Nov. 24 vs. Iowa Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (Cancun Challenge)
Nov. 25 vs. Toledo Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (Cancun Challenge)
Dec. 4 Hawai'i Pauley Pavilion
Dec. 11 Michigan Pauley Pavilion
Dec. 14 at UC Santa Barbara The Thunderdome
Dec. 18 at South Carolina Colonial Life Arena
Dec. 20 at North Carolina A&T Corbett Sports Center

Go Bruins!!!