| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:54 PM
MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament.
"We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:20 PM
No. 4 UCLA (26-8) vs. No. 13 Tulsa (21-12)
Friday at Viejas Arena in San Diego
How they got here: UCLA finished second in Pac-12 play and won the conference tournament. Tulsa finished in a four-way tie for first place in Conference USA and won the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:46 PM
SAN DIEGO — The warning signs were out there for UCLA.
High-seeded teams were being sent home from the NCAA tournament left and right. It got the fourth-seeded Bruins' attention.
They cleared one potential pratfall Friday night with a 76-59...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:50 PM
SAN DIEGO — No Duke here. No Ohio State anywhere. And no, giggle, not even a hint of New Mexico.
At the late-night end of two NCAA tournament opening days filled with higher seeds laying giant eggs, UCLA finished Friday's madness with a simple,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Big, strong and quick — UCLA basketball players say that Florida reminds them a lot of Arizona.
And that could be a good thing.
Heading into a game against the Gators on Thursday in an NCAA South Regional semifinal, the Bruins believe their...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:58 PM
LAS VEGAS — Kyle Anderson has that look again, the one he wears as he warms up before every basketball game.
It's a predator's glare. Hungry. Determined. A little angry.
The sophomore guard's UCLA teammates say he is fun to be around. But as...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
UCLA’s basketball team won the Pac-12 Conference regular-season championship last season and Coach Ben Howland was fired. With two games left in this conference regular season, the Bruins already know they will not repeat as champions, yet all is...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:40 PM
SAN DIEGO — This was a big hurdle for UCLA.
Sure, a bigger one looms on the horizon. But the Bruins were basking in the moment . . . sort of.
UCLA’s 77-60 victory over Stephen F. Austin at Viejas Arena was predictable. The Lumberjacks...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The good UCLA basketball team showed up Thursday night.
There were smiles. There were dunks. There was even Kyle Anderson hugging Travis Wear after a fastbreak layup.
This was the Bruins' rolling thunder review. The 82-63 victory over...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:28 PM
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Maybe UCLA Coach Steve Alford can get a deal on a crate of mouthwash.
Point guard Kyle Anderson talked this week about writing a better finish to this season. A year ago, the Bruins lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament final and...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Lurking beyond the NCAA tournament horizon for UCLA's basketball team is one very important question:
Will they or won't they?
Three Bruins will have NBA decisions to make once their tournament run is done. Sophomore Kyle Anderson, sophomore Jordan...