As UCLA faces its final stretch of regular-season Pac-12 games in the next three weeks, the team once again scans the horizon ahead and takes a squinting look at the NCAA Tournament.
Although the Bruins’ preseason expectations have been shattered, patched together and shattered once more, this team still reserves the potential to achieve decent success in the big tourney this March.
We can almost guarantee that this team won’t be adding a championship banner to the rafters in Pauley Pavilion this season, but it can still realistically win a game or two in the tourney.
With only a handful of conference games remaining, the Bruins need to maximize their remaining games as preparation for the NCAA Tournament.
UCLA needs to be at its best in March in order to perform well in the tourney.
The "Big Dance" is only a month away; it’s time the Bruins start rehearsing their steps.