| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:11 PM
After an insanely unpredictable weekend, you've got your Floridas, your Louisvilles, your Michigan States still alive in the NCAA tournament. Ditto for high seeds Michigan, Wisconsin and others you'd expect to be in the Sweet Sixteen. But as usual,...
| 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 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 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision.
The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
| 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 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 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...
| 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 20, 2014
| 4:46 PM
WHO: No. 4 UCLA (26-8) vs. No. 13 Tulsa (21-12)
WHAT: NCAA South regional second-round game, Friday, 6:57 p.m.
WHERE: Viejas Arena, San Diego. TV: truTV. RADIO: 710.
UPDATE: Tulsa averages 73.1 points per game and appears to be a budget version of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The regional finals of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament will be played this weekend in Lincoln, Neb., South Bend, Ind., Palo Alto, Calif., and Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at how the brackets break down.
UConn: The Huskies will...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — UCLA’s Jordan Adams made sure the man in the blue bathrobe, sitting in the front row, saw what he had just seen.
Adams rolled off a screen to bury a three-pointer — while being bumped by Arizona’s Nick Johnson —...
| 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,"...