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.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 05
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
L, 61 - 65
Sunday, Feb 07
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 73 - 39
Friday, Feb 12
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 73 - 61
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
W, 63 - 59
Friday, Feb 19
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 77 - 72
Sunday, Feb 21
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 54 - 64
Friday, Feb 26
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 80 - 53
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 74 - 61
Friday, Mar 04
vs. Arizona
Seattle, WA
W, 72 - 51
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. California
Seattle, WA
W, 73 - 67 (OT)
Sunday, Mar 06
vs. Oregon State
Seattle, WA
L, 57 - 69
Saturday, Mar 19
vs. Hawai'i
Los Angeles, CA
W, 66 - 50
Monday, Mar 21
vs. South Florida
Los Angeles, CA
W, 72 - 67
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Texas
Bridgeport, CT
L, 64 - 72
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS