The UCLA Bruins will finally get their 2014 NCAA tournament campaign underway Friday night at 10 p.m. ET against the South Region's No. 13 seed, Tulsa.
The fourth-seeded Bruins (26-8) will have to wait until the last tip time in San Diego to grace the court with their presence, and they must be up to the task of taking down the dangerous Golden Hurricane (21-12).
Here is a look at the five biggest challenges that stand between the Bruins and a victory on Friday night.