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Kari Korver earns praise from UCLA coach

Kari Korver earns praise from UCLA coach

Sophomore guard Jordin Canada's 17-point fourth quarter was the main story after third-seeded UCLA's 72-67 victory over South Florida in the second round of the NCAA tournament, but Bruins Coach Cori Close saved her highest compliment for another player, junior guard Kari Korver, in the postgame news conference.

"She's the slowest person on the team, and she was everywhere," Close said of Korver. "So that tells you how hard she works. There's never a possession that Kari doesn't give everything. That's the truth. It's no different in a second-round game of an NCAA tournament as it is every day in practice. There is literally never a possession that she doesn't give...