2014–15 UCLA Bruins women's basketball team

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2014–15 UCLA Bruins women's basketball
UCLA Bruins logo.svg
WNIT champions
Conference Pac-12 Conference
2014–15 record 19–18 (8–10 Pac-12)
Head coach Cori Close (4th season)
Assistant coach Jenny Huth
Assistant coach Tony Newnan
Assistant coach Shannon Perry
Home arena Pauley Pavilion
Seasons
2014–15 Pac-12 Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#10 Oregon State 16 2   .889     27 5   .844
#9 Arizona State 15 3   .833     29 6   .829
#14 Stanford 13 5   .722     26 10   .722
#24 California 13 5   .722     23 10   .697
Washington 11 7   .611     23 10   .697
UCLA 8 10   .444     19 18   .514
Washington State 7 11   .389     17 15   .531
USC 7 11   .389     15 15   .500
Colorado 6 12   .333     15 17   .469
Oregon 6 12   .333     13 17   .433
Arizona 3 15   .167     10 20   .333
Utah 3 15   .167     9 22   .290
2015 Pac-12 Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014–15 UCLA Bruins women's basketball team represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Bruins, led by fourth year head coach Cori Close, play their home games at the Pauley Pavilion and were members of the Pac-12 Conference. The Bruins finished in 6th place in the Pac-12 Conference and were selected to play in the WNIT. The Bruins defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 62–60 for the WNIT championship on April 4, 2015. Jordin Canada was the tournament's most valuable player.

Roster[edit]

2014–15 UCLA Bruins women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 2 Kari Korver 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS So Valley Christian Paramount, CA
G 3 Jordin Canada 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Fr Windward Los Angeles, CA
G 5 Recee' Caldwell 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Homeschooled San Antonio, TX
F 10 Kacy Swain 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) RS Jr St. Bernard's Los Angeles, CA
F 11 Lajahna Drummer 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Long Beach Poly HS Inglewood, CA
C 13 Luiana Livulo 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Sr Northwest Florida State College
Escola Secondaria Rainha D. Amelia
Lisbon, Portugal
G 20 Dominique Williams 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So Saint Mary's Phoenix, AZ
G 21 Nirra Fields 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr Mater Dei Montreal, QE
G 22 Madeline Poteet 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Sr Temecula HS Temecula, CA
G 23 Kelli Hayes 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Fr Archbishop Mitty San Jose, CA
F 24 Paulina Hersler 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) RS Fr Igelstavikens Gymnasium Malmö, Sweden
F 25 Monique Billings 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Fr Santiago Corona, CA
G 32 Chrissy Baird 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Fr Wheaton North Wheaton, IL
F/C 34 Corinne Costa 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Sr Liberty HS Discovery Bay, CA
C 54 Savanna Trapp 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) RS Fr Esko Esko, MN
Head coach

Cori Close

Assistant coach(es)

Jenny Huth
Tony Newnan
Shannon Perry


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule[edit]

[1]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/02/2014*
2:00 PM
No. 23 Westmont W 92–54 
Pauley Pavilion (1,198)
Los Angeles, CA
Non-conference regular season
11/14/2014*
10:00 AM
No. 23 at James Madison L 87–91 OT 0–1
JMU Convocation Center (2,831)
Harrisburg, VA
11/16/2014*
11:00 AM
No. 23 at No. 11 North Carolina L 68–84  0–2
Carmichael Arena (3,077)
Chapel Hill, NC
11/23/2014*
1:00 PM, P12N
No. 10 Texas L 65–75  0–3
Pauley Pavilion (2,583)
Los Angeles, CA
11/28/2014*
1:00 PM, P12N
No. 15 Nebraska L 66–71  0–4
Pauley Pavilion (1,169)
Los Angeles, CA
12/02/2014*
7:00 PM
Cincinnati W 66–58  1–4
Pauley Pavilion (507)
Los Angeles, CA
12/10/2014*
5:00 PM, P12N
UC Riverside W 67–53  2–4
Pauley Pavilion (550)
Los Angeles, CA
12/12/2014*
7:00 PM
Sacramento State W 92–83  3–4
Pauley Pavilion (665)
Los Angeles, CA
12/18/2014*
3:00 PM
vs. Miami (FL)
Tulane DoubleTree Classic
L 67–74  3–5
Devlin Fieldhouse (213)
New Orleans, LA
12/19/2014*
3:00 PM
vs. Samford
Tulane DoubleTree Classic
W 71–52  4–5
Devlin Fieldhouse (118)
New Orleans, LA
12/21/2014*
2:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. No. 2 Connecticut
Hall of Fame Women's Challenge
L 50–86  4–6
Mohegan Sun Arena (8,015)
Uncasville, CT
12/28/2014*
2:00 PM, P12N
No. 4 Notre Dame L 67–82  4–7
Pauley Pavilion (3,004)
Los Angeles, CA
Pac-12 regular season
12/30/2014
6:00 PM, P12N
at USC
Rivalry
W 59–52  5–7 (1–0)
Galen Center (1,587)
Los Angeles, CA
01/03/2015
5:00 PM, P12N
No. 13 Oregon State L 47–65  5–8 (1–1)
Pauley Pavilion (1,498)
Los Angeles, CA
01/05/2015
5:00 PM, P12N
Oregon L 46–62  5–9 (1–2)
Pauley Pavilion (834)
Los Angeles, CA
01/09/2015
5:00 PM, P12N
at Utah W 49–46  6–9 (2–2)
Jon M. Huntsman Center (980)
Salt Lake City, UT
01/11/2015
1:00 PM, P12N
at Colorado W 90–84  7–9 (3–2)
Coors Events Center (2,190)
Boulder, CO
01/18/2015
7:30 PM, P12N
USC
Rivalry
W 71–60  8–9 (4–2)
Pauley Pavilion (4,022)
Los Angeles, CA
01/23/2015
7:00 PM, P12N
No. 11 Stanford L 70–79  8–10 (4–3)
Pauley Pavilion (1,837)
Los Angeles, CA
01/25/2015
3:00 PM, P12N
California L 57–72  8–11 (4–4)
Pauley Pavilion (6,103)
Los Angeles, CA
01/31/2015
12:30 PM, P12N
at Oregon L 65–67  8–12 (4–5)
Matthew Knight Arena (1,501)
Eugene, OR
02/02/2015
7:00 PM, P12N
at No. 7 Oregon State L 64–82  8–13 (4–6)
Gill Coliseum (2,636)
Corvallis, OR
02/06/2015
7:00 PM
Colorado W 72–65  9–13 (5–6)
Pauley Pavilion (1,134)
Los Angeles, CA
02/08/2015
2:00 PM
Utah W 58–45  10–13 (6–6)
Pauley Pavilion (1,562)
Los Angeles, CA
02/12/2015
8:00 PM, P12N
at California L 64–70  10–14 (6–7)
Haas Pavilion (2,013)
Berkeley, CA
02/15/2015
4:30 PM, P12N
at No. 19 Stanford L 50–68  10–15 (6–8)
Maples Pavilion (4,270)
Stanford, CA
02/20/2015
7:00 PM
No. 12 Arizona State L 56–68  10–16 (6–9)
Pauley Pavilion (1,790)
Los Angeles, CA
02/22/2015
1:00 PM, P12N
Arizona W 75–41  11–16 (7–9)
Pauley Pavilion (2,122)
Los Angeles, CA
02/26/2015
7:00 PM
at Washington State W 74–69  12–16 (8–9)
Beasley Coliseum (573)
Pullman, WA
02/28/2015
1:00 PM, P12N
at Washington L 61–74  12–17 (8–10)
Alaska Airlines Arena (3,447)
Seattle, WA
Pac-12 Women's Tournament
03/05/2015
2:00 PM, P12N
vs. Arizona
First Round
W 80–62  13–17
KeyArena (2,907)
Seattle, WA
03/06/2015
2:00 PM, P12N
vs. No. 19 Stanford
Quarterfinals
L 62–67  13–18
KeyArena (3,869)
Seattle, WA
WNIT
03/19/2015*
7:00 PM
Cal State Bakersfield
First Round
W 70–54  14–18
Pauley Pavilion (635)
Los Angeles, CA
03/22/2015*
2:00 PM
at San Diego
Second Round
W 63–58  15–18
Jenny Craig Pavilion (467)
San Diego, CA
03/26/2015*
7:00 PM
Northern Colorado
Third Round
W 74–60  16–18
Pauley Pavilion (760)
Los Angeles, CA
03/29/2015*
2:00 PM
Saint Mary's
Quarterfinals
W 82–66  17–18
Pauley Pavilion (746)
Los Angeles, CA
04/01/2015*
4:00 PM
at Michigan
Semifinals
W 69–65  18–18
Crisler Arena (2,209)
Ann Arbor, MI
04/04/2015*
12:00 PM, CBSSN
at West Virginia
Championship Game
W 62–60  19–18
Charleston Civic Center (8,403)
Charleston, WV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes.
Poll Pre Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Final
AP 23 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Coaches 23 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

See also[edit]

2014–15 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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