Gordon Marshall scored four goals in the 16-8 win over No. 4 Long Beach State.
The two rivals set for primetime matchup on ABC
Megan and Nicole McNamara of Vancouver, BC, Canada will join UCLA's sand volleyball team for 2016.
The Bruins will face the winner of San Diego and CS Fullerton in the second round.
An open letter to the USC and UCLA Communities
Freshman Kevon Looney had 17 points and 14 rebounds for his first collegiate double-double.
The Bruins will advance to their 32nd straight NCAA Tournament this season after finishing 11-4-4.
Claire Felix was 12-for-12 in kill attempts, leading three Bruins in double figures in kills.
Nirra Fields led all scorers with 21 points (15 in the first half).
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UCLA hosts rival USC on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 5 pm at the Rose Bowl. ABC will televise the game.
Eight seniors played in their final home match, but sophomore Gordon Marshall led with four goals.