Women's Basketball Defeats Washington State, 76-64

Jan. 6, 2002

Box Score

Pullman, Wash. - UCLA rallied in the second half to defeat Washington State on the road, 76-64. The Bruins trailed 34-27 at the half and 55-46 at the 11:19 mark of the second half but went on a 9-0 scoring run to tie the game at 55 on a Whitney Jones three-pointer with 7:48 remaining. Another Jones basket gave UCLA the lead for good at 59-57 with four minutes to play, and the Bruins closed the game with a 19-7 run.

Junior point guard Natalie Nakase led the Bruins with a career-high 24 points. She had an all-around outstanding game, picking up six rebounds and eight assists with zero turnovers in 38 minutes of play. Senior center Shalada Allen scored a career-high 16 points for the second straight game and also collected eight rebounds to tie with Jamila Veasley for the team-high in rebounding. Jones finished the game with 12 points.

UCLA, which has won two of its last three games, improves its record to 5-9, 2-4 in the conference. Washington State drops to 3-12, 0-5. The Bruins will next host USC on Sunday, Jan. 13 in Pauley Pavilion at 2:00 p.m.

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vs. Vanguard
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13
vs. St. John's
Los Angeles, CA
W, 73 - 58
Friday, Nov 20
vs. James Madison
Los Angeles, CA
W, 90 - 61
Sunday, Nov 22
vs. South Carolina
Los Angeles, CA
L, 65 - 68
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vs. Louisiana Tech
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
W, 68 - 57
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Dec 05 - 2:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 13 - 11:00 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Wednesday, Dec 16 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Dec 18 - 7:05 PM PST
at Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
Monday, Dec 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Monday, Dec 28 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Wednesday, Dec 30 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 02 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Jan 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Jan 10 - 6:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 15 - 6:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Jan 17 - 12:00 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Friday, Jan 22 - 6:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Jan 24 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 29 - 6:00 PM PST
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
Sunday, Jan 31 - 1:00 PM PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, Feb 05 - 5:00 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Feb 07 - 12:00 PM PST
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Tucson, AZ
Friday, Feb 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, Feb 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR