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LOS ANGELES -- UCLA guard Jordin Canada was focused on grabbing the rebound she needed for her first triple-double. Cheap Air Jordans Australia .So when teammate Monique Billings flung away the rebounded ball they both held, Canada glared at her. Players and coaches on the UCLA bench all knew what was at stake and collectively groaned in disbelief.Everyone finished with smiles because Canada notched her 10th rebound with 48 seconds left.Canada had 11 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists to lead No. 9 UCLA to a 95-47 win over Southern University on Friday night.Its the sixth triple-double in school history, and Canada also crossed the 1,000-point mark, a milestone she didnt know about until after the game.Its also an honor. Its a great feeling to know that Ive put in the work, Canada said. Im very proud of myself, but its not all about points. Yes, its a great honor, but its not everything.Kennedy Burke led the Bruins with 23 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers. UCLA finished with a school-record 14 3-pointers, breaking the 12 set against Hawaii in 2009.Billings had a double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds, her fifth consecutive since last season. She also set a career high with six steals.But she drew the ire of her point guard.We have goals that we have to meet. Mo was one rebound away from getting 15 rebounds, which was her goal, Canada said. I was one rebound away from getting a triple-double. At the time, I thought she already met her goal. When the ball went up we both had it, and I was screaming because I wanted it. She took it away. I was mad.I didnt realize she hadnt met her goal until afterward, so I felt bad. Were just really passionate about getting our goals.UCLA had just nine players available for the game. Four players are injured and have yet to play this season.Canada prides herself on passing, defending and, when a milestone is on the line, rebounding.Ive never seen Jordan so mad at me running down the court, said Billings, with a laugh. She got her rebound, too. So its all good.Skylar OBear scored 14 points and Briana Green added 12 for Southern (1-2).BIG PICTURE:Southern got the experience of playing one of the best teams in the country on the road and will have plenty of learning opportunities in a postgame film session.UCLA has its sights set on a national championship. With an 84-70 loss to No. 2 Baylor on the road four days ago, it showed theres work to be done. UCLA dominated Southern at home, where it plays so well, but hasnt won a road game against a ranked opponent in its last 13 consecutive games. After the loss to Baylor, UCLA likely will fall out of the top 10.QUOTABLE:I think were still not playing anywhere close to what were going to become. Thats a good news-bad news. Its bad news because we missed an opportunity at Baylor. The good news is that theres no danger this group is going to peak early. We have so many things we still need to work on. On the other hand, were shooting the ball great. Were a selfless team. -- UCLA coach Cori Close on ways to improve after a 48-point win.UP NEXT:Southern University returns home to play Bethune-Cookman on Thursday. Its a one-game stint in New Orleans, with the Jaguars playing six of their first eight games on the road.UCLA hosts Cal Poly on Sunday before traveling to Mexico to play Iowa in the Cancun Challenge, which starts on Thanksgiving. Air Jordan Cheap Wholesale . LOUIS -- Roman Polak was celebrating even before Alexander Steen scored the winning goal in Saturdays 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Air Jordan Shoes Australia . After Gasquet beat fifth-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia 7-5, 6-3, Tsonga followed up with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-2 win against sixth-seeded Edouard Roger-Vasselin in an all-French match. . Carey Price didnt, but he still came out on top against one of his rivals for the No. 1 job at the Sochi Games. The Anahim Lake, B.C., native was stellar in making 39 saves in his home province and Lars Eller got credit for a bizarre short-handed winner as the Canadiens defeated the Canucks 4-1. Theres really only one way to describe Dakota Roches approach to BMX street riding: Powerful. Roche, 29, has this insane ability to boost his hops higher than most in BMX, and his unique tendencies to gap into and then pull out of wallrides has helped to basically create a new sub-genre of street riding. And then there is his spot-searching capabilities. Having grown up in Huntington Beach, California, Roche has an innately East Coast ability to find untouched spots in the widely blown out area of Southern California, and apply his unique approach to each of them. Paired with Cult filmer Veesh, who shares much the same vision as Roche, the duo have created one of the most well-rounded Real BMX sections to debut. Here are five fast facts about Dakota Roche.1. Real BMX is not the first video part from Roche in 2016. Roche played a major part in the new Vans BMX video Illustrated, which premiered in June of 2016. He also helped behind the scenes of the video, filming other riders.2. Roche jumped one of the craziest rail hops that Artesia Blvd. has ever seen in Cults Talk is Cheap. The entire 8-minute section iis insane for that matter. Australia Air Jordan Shoes. And considering thats over four years old, Roches more recent Nativeland 2 edit is stupendous.3. Between 2008 and 2014, Garrett Reynolds had won every NORA Cup Street Rider of the Year title. That changed in 2015, when Dakota Roche won the NORA Cup and broke the cycle. I still dont know what happened, said Roche. Im still kind of in shock about it.4. Roche prefers filming to riding contests, but excels at both. Roche took BMX Street silver at X Games Austin 2014, and consecutive BMX Street bronze medals in 2011 and 2012. Conversely, Roche was more than happy to participate in Real BMX. Im so stoked they did Real Street for BMX this year, said Roche. Honestly, I prefer filming over contests, so to have filming a part actually be a contest? Thats a win-win.5. Roches filmed, Veesh, wrote, performed and recorded the original song used in Roches Real BMX section.Real BMX presented by Hot Pockets voting is still open. Vote for Dakota Roche here. ' ' '