Canada helps UCLA beat Creighton 86-64

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LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA came out of the gate on strong and never looked back and now the Bruins are headed to their third consecutive Sweet 16.

Jordin Canada scored 21 points and Japreece Dean added 16 points to lead third-seeded UCLA to an 86-64 victory over No. 11 seed Creighton in the second round of the women's NCAA Tournament on Monday night.

UCLA (26-7) advances to the Kansas City Regional and will face Texas on Friday.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut34-0
2 Baylor33-1
3 Louisville34-2
4 Mississippi State34-1
5 Notre Dame31-3
6 Oregon32-4
7 South Carolina28-6
8 Texas28-6
9 UCLA26-7
10 Ohio State28-7
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut34-0
2 Notre Dame31-3
3 Louisville34-2
4 Baylor33-1
5 Mississippi State34-1
6 Ohio State28-7
7 Oregon32-4
8 Florida State26-7
9 Tennessee25-8
10 UCLA26-7
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