1. UCLA Basketball: Expectations for the Bruins' Incoming 2014-15 Class

    While the floors of Pauley Pavilion are ripped out and replaced with a state-of-the-art court after damage from a burst water main destroyed the court UCLA played on last season, the Bruins are in a reconstructive phase of their own...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 3 months ago 6,896 reads 2 comments

  2. Steve Alford Quickly Turning the Tide for UCLA Basketball

    LAS VEGAS — Multiple times each week, the Varsity Club meets in the Pauley Pavilion weight room. Some days it’s a cardio workout on the treadmill or stationary bike...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 3 months ago 21,399 reads 24 comments

  3. UCLA Basketball: Report Card for Bruins' 2013-2014 Season

    It was never the best of times, it was never the worst of times. The Bruins' basketball season never lifted itself up above the clouds to look down on the mere mortals of the game, ...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 8 months ago 2,103 reads 1 comments

  4. Pac-12 Basketball: Ranking Coaching Performances

    Only one Pac-12 basketball coach has reached the Final Four, and that was 15 long years ago for Mike Montgomery at Stanford...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 8 months ago 1,263 reads 0 comments

  5. UCLA Basketball: Why Bruins' Defense Must Slow Opponents' Shooting to Survive

    On a lot of nights this season the shots have splashed softly through the nylon for UCLA like sweet summer rain into a warm pool of points...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 8 months ago 666 reads 2 comments

  6. UCLA Basketball: How Steve Alford Has the Bruins Shooting Lights-out 2013-2014

    UCLA has put in the work to improve its team defense, but it wins because of its offense. This group, whether it is because of the NCAA rule changes that allow players more freedom ...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 8 months ago 2,760 reads 0 comments

  7. UCLA Basketball: How Unique Roster Helps Bruins in the Pac-12

    Colorado Buffaloes' head coach Tad Boyle chuckled uncannily at the question on Tuesday's Pac-12 conference call before he confirmed what has become obvious. "They are a unique team, unlike any team in our conference," Boyle said of the UCLA Bruins.

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 8 months ago 2,445 reads 0 comments

  8. UCLA Basketball: What Zach LaVine Should Learn from Ex-Bruin Shabazz Muhammad

    There is a notion that is becoming a proverb that says if you are going to be drafted in the lottery or first round of the NBA Draft, you must take the money without considering anything beyond the wealth guaranteed in the rookie contract...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 9 months ago 4,697 reads 8 comments

  9. UCLA Basketball: Bruins' Best Situational Lineups in 2013-2014

    If you get to thinking about it, there are any number of super specialized lineups a basketball coach could devise for any situation he might encounter in a game...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 11 months ago 719 reads 0 comments

  10. UCLA Basketball: Can Steve Alford Have an Immediate Impact in His First Season?

    Steve Alford has officially begun his tenure as head coach of the UCLA basketball team, picking up a trio of wins to tip off his inaugural season...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 11 months ago 3,195 reads 2 comments