Nirra Fields and Thea Lemberger each scored 12 points and No. 17 UCLA held off a second half Southern Cal rally to beat the Trojans 63-58 on Sunday.
Atonye Nyingifa scored 22 points on 11-of-14 shooting to lead No. 17 UCLA to a 68-54 victory over USC on Tuesday night.
Stanford has reigned in the Pac-12 for a dozen years. Will this be the season it is knocked from the throne? Read on for our predictions for the league.
No. 10 UCLA 74, Southern Cal 67
Jasmine Dixon scored 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting and UCLA (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) routed Southern California 61-42 Saturday in a matchup of crosstown rivals off to their best starts in years.
Darxia Morris scored 16 points and No. 23 UCLA held on to beat Southern California 59-53 in the semifinals of the Pac-10 tournament on Saturday night.
The Pac-10 has reprimanded Southern California women's basketball coach Michael Cooper for a profane postgame comment about archrival UCLA.
USC women's basketball coach Michael Cooper apologized Tuesday for saying "[expletive] UCLA" during his postgame news conference Sunday after the Trojans beat the Bruins.