| 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...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:44 PM
There are games when UCLA guard Norman Powell becomes an ignition switch. The Bruins' game Saturday night against USC was one of those times.
To say UCLA was in a funk during the first half would be an insult to teams in funks. UCLA looked worn and...
| 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 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 7, 2014
| 6:10 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. -- UCLA players might want to write this down.
Game time is 8 p.m. on Saturday.
The reason for the reminder is that the Bruins need a wakeup call most nights. They have trailed at halftime in seven of their last 10 games, including...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:06 PM
UCLA begins play in its 46th NCAA tournament Friday when it takes on Tulsa in San Diego in the second round of the South Regional. Here are a few facts and figures about the Bruins, the Golden Hurricane and the tournament:
• The Bruins are...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Twenty years ago, Ed O'Bannon's geography skills suffered an unfortunate lapse after the UCLA star learned the Bruins would play Tulsa in the NCAA tournament's first round.
"To tell you the truth," O'Bannon said at the time, "I didn't even know Tulsa...
| 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...
| 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...