1. Men's Basketball Must Break Recent Half-Court Offensive Struggles

    Where film and practice fall short, a little UCLA basketball history appears to be helping break a recent trend of sluggish offensive performances for the Bruins.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  2. VIDEO: Steve Alford Denies That UCLA Is in Shooting Slump

    Despite his team's shooting percentage dipping by 10 percent in its last two games, UCLA head coach Steve Alford dismissed the term “struggle...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 43 reads 0 comments

  3. Jordan Adams Can Turn Around Bruins' Offense

    There is an easy fix to UCLA's offensive woes: Jordan Adams. The Bruins are in a shooting slump, during which they have split four games in Pac-12 play...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 6 months ago 186 reads 0 comments

  4. UCLA Basketball: One Pressing Concern for Each Bruins Starter

    In basketball, like life, you get to a certain point and your habits have hardened into reliable traits—for good or ill...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 6 months ago 1,401 reads 2 comments

  5. UCLA Basketball: How Bruins Must Improve Before the NCAA Tournament

    After a loss to Utah on the road over the weekend, UCLA’s conference record stands at 3-2, which slots it fourth in the Pac-12...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 6 months ago 1,462 reads 2 comments

  6. UCLA Basketball Fans, Back Away from the Edge!

    The sky is not falling. The castle is not collapsing. The end is NOT nigh. UCLA losing 74-69 to a good Utah team is not the end of the world...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 113 reads 0 comments

  7. UCLA's Kyle Anderson Helps Create Opportunities for Norman Powell

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 19 reads 0 comments

  8. UCLA Basketball Returns Home to Host Stanford on Thursday

    LOS ANGELES – The UCLA men's basketball team (14-4, 3-2 Pac-12) will take on Stanford (12-5, 3-2) on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. (PT) in Pauley Pavilion...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 309 reads 0 comments

  9. UCLA Basketball: The Latest on the Bruins' 2014 Recruits

    With new coach Steve Alford at the helm, UCLA is shaping up to become the national powerhouse it has repeatedly been throughout the ages...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 6 months ago 13,723 reads 1 comments

  10. UCLA Basketball: Highs and Lows of Bruins' Season So Far

    For UCLA, it has been largely a good start to a season that opened with a creeping uncertainty. There was a new coach, the same corps of players with a few new additions and the ...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 6 months ago 1,678 reads 1 comments

  11. UCLA at Colorado Preview

    What the heck is going on in the PAC 12? While Arizona is living up to their billing, everything else is topsy-turvy. The injury depleted Cal is in second place and the completely written off before the season UW is in third...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  12. High Altitudes to Give Colorado Home-Court Edge over UCLA

    Conference road games always pose challenges, but playing in the high altitude of Boulder, Colo., adds another wrinkle that the Bruins must overcome...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  13. Wanaah Bail Sits and Waits for More Playing Time at UCLA

    Wanaah Bail recalls the first time he picked up a basketball. He was in eighth grade and, he said, "I felt at home." Now a redshirt freshman at UCLA, he looks very much as though he belongs on the court: 6 feet 9 with a massive wingspan and huge hands...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  14. VIDEO: Steve Alford Discusses UCLA's Prep for Colorado Trip

    UCLA head coach Steve Alford talked Tuesday about his team's preparation for its trip to Colorado and Utah, the Buffs' loss of guard Spencer Dinwiddie (ACL), and Bruin freshman Zach LaVine's progress...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  15. VIDEO: Bryce Alford Talks About His Play, First Road Trip

    After shooting 37.9 percent from the field through his first six games, UCLA freshman Bryce Alford is up to 47.2 over his last six. Notably, he is shooting 50 percent from beyond the arc, and has at least one 3-pointer in all but two outings...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  16. UCLA Basketball: Grading the Bruins' First Pac-12 Stretch

    After its first Pac -12 home stretch, UCLA stands at 2-1 in conference play, falling only to the No. 1 team in the nation, Arizona...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 7 months ago 1,234 reads 1 comments

  17. LaVine Back on His Game and Leads Bench in Revitalizing Offensive Game

    The crowd was on its feet before it even happened. As freshman guard Zach LaVine galloped ahead of the pack and received a pass, fans at Pauley Pavilion got loud in anticipation of what was next...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 78 reads 0 comments

  18. Unnamed NBA Execs Complain About Pauley Pavilion Seats

    You are an NBA scout, or if you've worked your way up, even an executive. You've circled Jan. 9 on your calendar, carving out a spot on your busy schedule to watch UCLA host No. 1 Arizona...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 50 reads 0 comments

  19. UCLA Lands Best Win of the Season over Arizona State, Who Is in Some Trouble

    Kyle Anderson went for 17 points, 13 boards and seven assists while Zach LaVine popped off for 19 points off the bench — 15 of which came in a first half flurry — as UCLA knocked off Arizona State at Pauley Pavilion, 87-72...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 7 months ago 55 reads 0 comments

  20. UCLA Basketball: The Bruins' 5 Most Impressive Stats in 2013-14 So Far

    UCLA proved Thursday in its loss to Arizona that it still has a few more strides to take before it molds into a team that’s capable of beating the nation’s top team...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 7 months ago 2,248 reads 1 comments

  21. Flea Played the Red Hot Chili Pepperiest National Anthem for UCLA

    Flea honored America and UCLA Thursday night with his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. The Red Hot Chili Pepper's bassist kicked the Bruins' game against No. 1 Arizona in electric fashion, getting slappy at the end...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 7 months ago 437 reads 0 comments

  22. College Basketball Picks: Arizona Wildcats vs. UCLA Bruins

    The UCLA Bruins have compiled a 14-6 straight-up record in their last 20 meetings against the Arizona Wildcats, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks Thursday as the two rivals prepare to meet at Pauley Pavilion...

    Jeff  Grant Written by Jeff Grant about 7 months ago 2,384 reads 3 comments

  23. Uninspiring Season Setup Makes for an Empty Den

    If UCLA plays in Pauley Pavilion and no one's there to see it, does the arena make a sound? This brain teaser is a little easier to solve than the one about the tree falling in the forest...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 57 reads 0 comments

  24. There's No Love Lost Between UCLA and Arizona in Men's Basketball

    There remains an eerie consistency to UCLA's basketball rivalry with Arizona. "Their fans didn't like us and the feeling was vice versa," said Ed O'Bannon, who played for UCLA from 1992 to 1995...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 months ago 44 reads 0 comments

  25. UCLA's Kyle Anderson Emerges as the Point Man for Uptempo UCLA

    At a basketball camp tucked in the Poconos, the murmurs trailed Kyle Anderson as he left a pack of players converging from all over the Eastern seaboard to accept the most valuable player award for a bracket featuring 9-to-11-year-olds...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 months ago 44 reads 0 comments