As UCLA continues to combat obstacles towards achieving the high expectations that were set for it this season, the team’s ultimate goal is to thrive in March.
If the Bruins keep up their current level of success, they will earn somewhere between a No. 6 and No. 9 seed heading into the big tournament in the month of madness.
The buzz about Westwood in the preseason was that this team could be on its way to UCLA’s first national title in nearly two decades.
While that dream hasn’t been squandered entirely, it seems unlikely that UCLA will be cutting down nets any time soon given its inconsistent play throughout the season.
Nevertheless, wild things happen in college basketball in the month of March. If UCLA can gain momentum from the Pac-12 Tournament, the story of its uninspiring 2012-13 season may be rewritten.
Let’s take a look at how the Bruins will likely perform this postseason at their current pace.