| 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 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 20, 2014
| 7:59 PM
SAN DIEGO — Guard Norman Powell was 6 years old when his uncle brought the tape.
There on the screen was UCLA's Tyus Edney dribbling through Missouri defenders, then tossing in the game-winning layup at the buzzer in the defining moment of the...
| 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 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Moving the UCLA basketball program forward is going to be tricky.
The Bruins had a good season, reaching an NCAA regional semifinal for the first time since 2008 and pushing top-ranked Florida to the final minutes. For two days in Memphis —...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:22 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Florida defeated UCLA in the 2011 NCAA tournament, eliminating the Bruins in the second round.
Still, it was a Sweet 16 moment for current UCLA freshman guard Bryce Alford — his birthday was a couple of months earlier....
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:51 PM
The expectations for UCLA football have not been this lofty, or attainable, in ages.
The season maps out in a way in which goals are achievable, whether it's a spot in the four-team national championship playoff or a Saturday in December when...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:43 PM
USC men's basketball Coach Andy Enfield acknowledged this week that his players were starting to get frustrated after their poor start in Pac-12 Conference play this season.
The Trojans won their first Pac-12 game of the season...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The last time USC's basketball team defeated the top-ranked team in the country was 44 years ago, and that span is still growing.
No. 1-ranked Arizona, aided by a rash of Trojans turnovers in the second half, rolled to a 73-53 win over USC on Sunday...