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UCLA hopes for big things against Creighton in second round of NCAA tournament

UCLA hopes for big things against Creighton in second round of NCAA tournament

After taking all it could handle from American on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the UCLA women's basketball team hopes to play better Monday in its final game this season at Pauley Pavilion.

The third-seeded Bruins host No. 11 Creighton in the second round and the Bluejays are full of confidence after their 76-70 upset of No. 6 Iowa on Saturday. The teams met Nov. 25 at the South Point Thanksgiving Classic in Las Vegas and UCLA won 72-63, but that was then and this is now.

"Creighton is a really good basketball team," UCLA coach Cori Close said Sunday. "We played them earlier this year and we have total respect for their program. They...

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