Bruin Women's Basketball Travels to Washington
Jan. 10, 2006
Bruins Meet Washington Thursday / Cougars on Saturday -- The UCLA women's basketball team (9-6, 4-2 in the Pac-10) returns to the road this week and will meet Washington (11-3, 4-1) on Thursday night at 7 pm in Seattle. The Bruins take on Washington State (6-8, 0-5) on Saturday at 1 pm in Pullman.
On Air -- All of UCLA's games in 2005-06 will be audio broadcast live on UCLA All-Access via UCLABruins.com. Play-by-play announcer Dave Marcus will begin coverage with The Bruins Countdown Show starting five minutes before the hour.
In addition, the Bruins' next three home games will be available on live streaming video on UCLA All-Access via UCLABruins.com. The subscription fee for UCLA All-Access is $6.95/month.
Willis Becomes All-Time Pac-10 Steals Leader -- With her first of four steals against Arizona last Friday, Lisa Willis became the Pac-10's all-time leader in the category. Willis was tied for first with USC's Tammy Story (1989-92) on the Pac-10 career steals list and now has 317.
By The Numbers -- The combined record (as of 1/8/06) of the opponents UCLA has lost to this season is 63-20...UCLA entered the week ranked eighth in the nation in scoring offense (79.5), 20th in field goal percentatge (.462), 16th in assists (17.6) and tied for 24th in steals (11.6)...Willis entered the week ranked 25th in the nation in scoring (19.5) and tied for seventh in steals per game (4.0)...Nikki Blue was 29th in the nation in assists (5.4)...The Bruins have led at the half in all nine wins this season...Eight of the nine wins (road win at Clemson) have come in Los Angeles (two at LMU, 6-1 in Pauley)...UCLA has won all six games this season in which it has outrebounded the opponent...Five of UCLA's six losses have been by single-digit margins...In those five games, the Bruins lost by a combined total of 34 points (6.8 average)...UCLA's combined margin of victory in the nine wins is 175 points (19.4 points/game)...With 10 points against Pepperdine, Blue became the 10th UCLA woman to score over 1,500 career points (she now has 1,580)...Blue is nine points from tying Dora Dome for eighth on the all-time Bruin scoring list and two points away from tying for 28th place on the all-time Pac-10 list with Anette Mollerstrom (1582) of Oregon State, 1993-96