Nirra Fields led UCLA with her third-straight WNIT game of 20-plus points (photo by Percy Anderson).
The Bruins and the Bears have never met. UCLA is 10-1 against teams from the Big Sky Conference.
Nirra Fields had a game-high 22 points and Jordin Canada added 15 to lead UCLA.
The Bruins are 8-3 all-time vs. the Toreros and 3-2 at USD (photo by Percy Anderson).
The Bruins got a pair of double-doubles from Nirra Fields and Lajahna Drummer in the win.
The Bruins will host CSU Bakersfield on Thursday, March 19 in Pauley Pavilion.
If selected as the WNIT Automatic Qualifier, first round games will take place next week.
UCLA's Mo Ostin Basketball Center is scheduled to break ground in fall 2015.
Jordin Canada led UCLA with 15 points (10 in the second half) and a game-high eight assists.
Nirra Fields scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half to lead all scorers.
WBB's Madeline Poteet and Baseball's Cody Poteet are featured in this week's "Spotlight" series.
UCLA won this year's meeting with UofA, but the 'Cats are 1-0 all-time vs. UCLA in the Tournament.