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UCLA seniors celebrate last home game with trip to Sweet 16

UCLA seniors celebrate last home game with trip to Sweet 16

It was Senior Night on Monday at Pauley Pavilion.

Playing the last home game of their college careers, Dominique Billings, Jordin Canada and Kelli Hayes combined for 23 first-half points as the UCLA women's basketball team cruised past Creighton, 86-64, in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

The third-seeded Bruins (26-7) advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third straight year — a first in program history — and will face second-seeded Texas in the semifinals of the Kansas City regional Friday at 6 p.m. PDT.

"It was special leaving the game for the last time with Mo and Kelli and the crowd cheering," Canada said. "Thinking about what we've built here, why...

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