| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SEC basketball was questioned and criticized all season but enters the Sweet 16 enjoying the last laugh.
Three conferences have three teams heading into the NCAA Regional rounds - the Big Ten, Pac-12 and a football league roundly ridiculed all season...
| 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 21, 2014
| 10:35 PM
UCLA is playing its best basketball at the best possible time.
Fresh off winning the Pac-12 tournament, the Bruins handled Tulsa 76-59 in Friday night's second-round NCAA South Regional game.
For the surging Bruins (27-8), seeded No. 4, it was their...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Satellite broadcaster DirecTV has been running a clever marketing campaign about the bad things that can happen to people who subscribe to cable.
If a cable company — say Time Warner Cable — decided to parody those DirecTV commercials, it...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Only the very best teams in college basketball have advanced to the NCAA tournament's round of 16.
Take Dayton versus Stanford in the South Regional … please.
Dayton finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference and absorbed a 26-point loss this...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:15 PM
As Shabazz Muhammad's father is sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas for conspiracy to commit fraud, UCLA faces its most significant men's basketball game since 2008. Muhammad is in the NBA now, but the off-court problems he brought to...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
What a difference a (pro) day makes.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had a great one, consistently hitting his receivers in stride. Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater did not, struggling with his timing and accuracy in a choreographed on-campus workout...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:33 PM
The entire starting secondary returns for UCLA.
And none of those guys should get comfortable.
If there is one area where the Bruins have an overabundance of talent, it's at defensive back. By fall, they will have 14 scholarship players in the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:42 PM
LAS VEGAS — This has been the tacit understanding in the UCLA locker room for more than two months.
It was not to be spoken out loud, maybe here and there it would slip out, but Travis Wear certainly wasn't going to hide his feelings Friday....
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
UCLA forward David Wear laughed when asked, "Was that an identical twin moment?"
Travis Wear had spotted his brother running alone up court and fired a long pass Thursday. David sank a three-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime against Oregon.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:37 PM
UCLA players can take a moment to exhale and wipe the sweat from their foreheads.
But the hard work begins now.
That the Bruins survived a fierce second-half push by California for a 76-64 victory Sunday was certainly noteworthy. That it left them...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Like the rest of his teammates, UCLA guard Norman Powell is eager to begin play in the NCAA tournament, where the Bruins will play Tulsa on Friday in San Diego.
"We're focused, everyone is talking about this, everyone is eager to go out there and play,"...