| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Oregon entered Pac-12 play as an elite team.
The Ducks have spent the first three weeks of conference play scraping bottom.
A five-game losing streak ended Sunday with a 71-44 rout of lowly Washington State. To climb out of that hole, the Ducks need...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Preview: UCLA at USC
UCLA thrashed USC earlier this season and the Bruins will attempt to keep the scoreboard operator busy again when they visit the Trojans on Saturday. UCLA posted a 107-73 victory on Jan. 5, tying the most points...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. — What is said in the locker room, stays in the locker room … as a rule.
But when the angry words seem to burst through brick and mortar, there was no way to ignore the significance.
UCLA flat-out stunk Sunday.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:53 PM
UCLA guard Kyle Anderson was named the Pac-12 player of the week after his performances against Stanford and California.
Anderson had 13 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds in a 91-74 victory over Stanford on Thursday. He had 17 points, 12 rebounds...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:24 PM
It is becoming UCLA Coach Steve Alford's mantra: a call for defense.
Some Bruins basketball fans said former UCLA coach Ben Howland concentrated too much on defense, but it is what Alford worries about too.
Although Alford's 10-2 Bruins average 86.4...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:30 PM
There were barely four minutes left in a draining Thursday night when Pauley Pavilion was suddenly flush with something so strange, so foreign, players stared into the stands as if watching a miracle of nature.
It was noise. It was booming,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Wanaah Bail recalls the first time he picked up a basketball. He was in eighth grade and, he said, "I felt at home."
Now a redshirt freshman at UCLA, he looks very much as though he belongs on the court: 6 feet 9 with a massive wingspan and huge hands....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — There are advantages to having a 6-foot-9 point guard such as Kyle Anderson.
That was evident not so much in Anderson's play for UCLA on Thursday as it was in the performance of teammate guard Norman Powell.
Powell, a 6-4...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:20 PM
The slump that UCLA Coach Steve Alford said was not a slump took a night off.
Alford was adamant this week that the Bruins were not in an offensive funk, shooting 42% in their last four games.
The Bruins, Alford said, were merely in "a hurry...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:28 PM
It's not easy to recover from a basketball beating. On the playground, in the park, at Madison Square Garden.
When UCLA trailed Weber State by five points early in Sunday's game at Pauley Pavilion, it appeared the Bruins had not recovered from their...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
When: 5 p.m.
Where: Pauley Pavilion.
On the air: TV: ESPNU; Radio: 570.
Records: Bruins 15-4, 4-2 Pac-12; Bears 14-5, 5-1.
Update: UCLA promotes every double-double by guard Kyle Anderson — he has 10 this season — but Cal forward...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A couple of observations from Duke’s 80-63 win over UCLA on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden:
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is a master of the post-game news conference. Or at least he was after his eighth-ranked Blue Devils played well in a...