| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:06 PM
This is a important week for UCLA as the Bruins try to keep first-place Arizona within reach.
This is also a vital week for UCLA's opponent Thursday, Colorado. As is next week, and the week after that, and so on.
The Buffaloes enter their game against...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Bryce Alford has had better birthday weekends.
It started in Colorado on Thursday. The normally dead-eye UCLA freshman guard missed all seven of his shots. Two days later, he missed all four shots against Utah.
"That was very unlike me," Alford said....
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:42 PM
PALO ALTO — This was UCLA basketball.
Well, the type of UCLA basketball that has become so annoying to Coach Steve Alford and his players.
The Bruins came to the Bay Area trying to chase down first-place Arizona. They rolled through California...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 PM
SEATTLE -- The trip that means little to UCLA's immediate future was full of postcard moments Thursday.
Jordan Adams had a career night. Freshman Zach LaVine had a triumphant, and chatty, return. Athletic Director Dan Guerrero even dropped by the locker...
| 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 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
UCLA Coach Steve Alford knows all too well how little a team's seeding can mean.
The Bruins go into the NCAA tournament as a fourth-seeded team and open in San Diego against 13th-seeded Tulsa Friday in Viejas Arena.
"To be one top of the four seeded...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The instant the NCAA tournament brackets were announced, memories came flooding back to Tyus Edney. Bad memories.
Twenty years ago, his UCLA team suffered an upset loss to Tulsa in the tournament's first round.
"That was a tough day," he said. "I just...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:03 PM
When UCLA’s basketball team prepares to open the NCAA tournament against Tulsa on Friday in San Diego, Norman Powell and Tony Parker represent the unknown.
“They are our X factors,” Coach Steve Alford said.
The Bruins have talent:...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:59 PM
There was something to be learned about Jordan Adams from the five words he said during a news conference Sunday after helping UCLA advance to an NCAA South Regional semifinal with a win over Stephen F. Austin.
Adams and Kyle Anderson, teammates and...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:05 PM
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Beasley Coliseum.
On the air: TV: Fox Sports1; Radio: 570.
Records: Bruins 23-7, 12-5, Cougars 9-20, 2-15.
Update: There is nothing for the Bruins to attain here with a victory, other than momentum for next week's Pac-12...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:42 PM
No one could confuse this UCLA team with some of the lock-down defensive units the Bruins featured under former coach Ben Howland. But it would be unfair to entirely disregard the Bruins on the defensive end this season, particularly since postseason play...