UCLA tallied its eighth consecutive win to begin the season on Tuesday, piling up its best start to a season since the 2006-07 season, a campaign in which the Bruins made a trip to the Final Four.
As impressive as the Bruins’ start is after going 5-3 through eight games last season with the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class, there is still plenty of room for improvement for the team to make before it begins its Pac-12 schedule against USC a month from Thursday (Jan. 5).
While this team has startled many critics by establishing itself as one of the premier teams in the nation, UCLA has a few loose screws it needs to tighten as its continues non-conference play.
Here’s a look at what/whom those screws are.