Posts by Cameron Ruby

Cameron Ruby has been a contributing writer for The Next since April 2023. She is a Bay Area native currently living in Los Angeles.

Rickea Jackson talks to the media at the 2024 WNBA Draft.

Camaraderie already strong among Los Angeles Sparks rookies

April 18, 2024

Rickea Jackson: ‘This new draft class has a lot of energy, a lot of fire’

UCLA center Lauren Betts fights for a rebound against USC center Clarice Akunwafo and USC guard JuJu Watkins.

How LSU and UCLA are preparing for a battle of dominant centers

March 30, 2024

Angel Reese and Lauren Betts will match up in the Sweet 16 on Saturday

UCLA's starting lineup huddles with Coach Cori Close ahead of the team's matchup against Creighton.

Sights and sounds from NCAA Tournament at Pauley Pavilion

March 26, 2024

Young talent powers UCLA to the Sweet 16 (and the Big Ten) 

Stanford gathers at half court with their Pac-12 Championship banner and t-shirts.

Stanford sends off seniors with share of final Pac-12 title

February 26, 2024

VanDerveer: ‘We’re going to enjoy these shirts. I might sleep in it tonight’

The UCLA Bruins celebrate during their win at Colorado on January 19.

Olympic qualifiers, medical absences force UCLA to lean on mental toughness

February 9, 2024

‘That’s really the secret to our success: our commitment to each other’

USC's Galen Center fills up ahead of Sunday's cross-town matchup.

USC uses young talent, grad transfer leadership to deliver UCLA its first loss

January 16, 2024

‘JuJu and the nerds’ pay dividends for the Trojans

UCLA's jumbotron features a bear destroying a USC jersey ahead of the rivalry matchup on December 30, 2023.

Sights and sounds from UCLA and USC’s Tinseltown tussle 

January 1, 2024

Close: ‘This was the hottest ticket in any sport’

Odyssey Sims goes up for a layup against defender Allisha Gray in the 2023 AU Hoops season.

Athletes Unlimited announces 2024 return to Dallas, roster and schedule

December 13, 2023

Returning stars Allisha Gray and Lexie Brown will be joined by new faces Angel McCoughtry, Tiffany Mitchell and more

Coach C. Vivian Stringer addresses a crowd at the Basketball Hall of Fame (Photo credit: Rutgers)

C. Vivian Stringer named 2024 Naismith Outstanding Contributor to Women’s Basketball

December 7, 2023

Coach Stringer’s impact will be recognized by Naismith throughout the 2023–24 season

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert speaks with the media ahead of a playoff game between the Connecticut Sun and Minnesota Lynx.

Portland WNBA expansion plans halted

November 1, 2023

Commissioner Engelbert cites impending Moda Center renovations in letter to senator