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UCLA women roll past Arizona, 80-53

Jordin Canada
UCLA guard Jordin Canada, shown during a game last season, nearly had a triple-double with 12 points, eight assists and eight rebounds Sunday against Arizona State.
(Danny Moloshok / Associated Press)

Nirra Fields led six players in double figures with 13 points and No. 14 UCLA rolled to an 80-53 win over Arizona on Friday night.

Paulina Hersler had 12 points and seven rebounds and Jordin Canada had 12 points and five assists for the Bruins (21-7, 13-4 Pac-12).

UCLA has won 10 of 12, with the losses to top-10 teams Oregon State and Arizona State. The Bruins, tied for third with Stanford, conclude the regular season Sunday against league-leading ASU.

Jalea Bennett had 15 points for Arizona (11-17, 2-14), which has lost 11 straight.


UCLA scored the last 10 points of the first quarter to take a 19-12 lead and had the first five points of the second quarter, when they outscored the Wildcats 22-19 for a 41-21 lead.

The Bruins went 31 of 62 from the field, 6 of 11 from 3-point range. Arizona shot 38 percent, 2 of 12 behind the arc.

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