1. UCLA's Steve Alford Urgently Needs a Certain Opening Statement: Win

    SAN DIEGO — He's been on the job nearly a full calendar year, leading a young basketball team to a conference tournament championship while filling a dormant program with energy and hope...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 64 reads 0 comments

  2. Tulsa-UCLA Preview: 3 Things to Watch

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- With the NCAA Tournament now fully underway and brackets already sufficiently busted, No...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  3. UCLA Bruins V. Tulsa Golden Hurricane by the Numbers

    Over the years, when the Bruins have headed into their NCAA Tournament games (an all too infrequent event in recent years), I have written up a series of posts looking at the numbers ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 40 reads 0 comments

  4. Wear Twins Bring Back Memories of Ryan Hollins

    UCLA basketball's twin 6'9″ forwards David and Travis Wear had a strong Pac-12 tournament that is reminiscent of another Bruin big man that had a solid postseason showing in recent memory...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 40 reads 0 comments

  5. Norman Powell, Tony Parker Can Lift UCLA Up a Notch When They're on

    When UCLA's basketball team prepares to open the NCAA tournament against Tulsa on Friday in San Diego, Norman Powell and Tony Parker represent the unknown.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  6. How Similar Are Tulsa's James Woodard and Stanford's Chasson Randle?

    Tulsa's best player is unquestionably sophomore guard James Woodard, an All-Conference USA second-team selection who leads the team in scoring and rebounding.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  7. UCLA vs. Tulsa Betting Line, South Region Prediction, Odds Analysis

    The Tulsa Golden Hurricane arrive at the NCAA tournament having covered 17 of their last 20 games against the point spread...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 8 months ago 4,989 reads 0 comments

  8. UCLA Hero Tyus Edney Says Bruins Remind Him of Famous Forebears

    The instant the NCAA tournament brackets were announced, memories came flooding back to Tyus Edney. Bad memories.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 61 reads 0 comments

  9. UCLA Blog: Orange County Register:Wanaah Bail out After Knee Surgery

    Freshman forward Wanaah Bail will miss at least the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament and possibly longer after undergoing surgery to remove cartilage in his left knee. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 months ago 110 reads 0 comments

  10. Who's That Guy? UCLA's Kyle Anderson!

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 months ago 66 reads 0 comments

  11. Report: Bail Questionable to Return This Season

    UCLA's Wanaah Bail underwent surgery to remove torn cartilage in his left knee. He re-injured his knee on Monday. Questionable NCAA return. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 8 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  12. No. 4 Seed UCLA Aims for Longer NCAA Run, to Play Tulsa

    Coach Steve Alford stood before a pool of reporters Sunday, answering questions about his team's recently awarded No. 4 seed in the South region of the NCAA tournament and frequently clearing his throat...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  13. UCLA's Kyle Anderson, Jordan Adams, Zach LaVine Face Decisions on NBA

    The Bruins' Anderson is viewed as a potential first-round choice, Jordan as a second-rounder and LaVine as a possible lottery pick. But first they have the NCAA tournament.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 149 reads 0 comments

  14. Alford Brought Fun-Damental Change -- and Pac-12 Title -- to UCLA

    LAS VEGAS -- Long before first-year head coach Steve Alford guided UCLA to its first Pac-12 tournament championship since 2008 on Saturday in one of the finest college basketball games ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 8 months ago 62 reads 0 comments

  15. UCLA Basketball: Can Bruins' Momentum Guide Them to Success in NCAA Tournament?

    UCLA is peaking when it matters most. After losing their Pac -12 regular-season finale in embarrassing fashion to last-place Washington State, the Bruins strung together three ...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 9 months ago 3,954 reads 1 comments

  16. NCAA Screws UCLA but Gives Alford an Opportunity

    mean this all seriousness; Steve Alford got his dream set up. Something that all UCLA fans would agree with him on is the Dan Guerrero/Ben Howland non-conference schedule stunk...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  17. UCLA's Run in NCAA Tournament Could Face Familiar Roadblock in Florida

    New coach, new freedoms, new fun ... all of it dancing toward the same old crushing chomp. The good news for UCLA fans is that their freshly minted Pac-12 tournament champions will ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 months ago 80 reads 0 comments

  18. No. 4 UCLA vs. No. 13 Tulsa: March Madness Preview

    The quest for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship has officially arrived! In the second round, the No. 4 UCLA Bruins square off against the No. 13 Tulsa Golden Hurricane...

    BR Productions Written by BR Productions about 9 months ago 7,617 reads 3 comments

  19. UCLA's Blueprint for Deep Run in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    UCLA earned itself a No. 4 seed in the South Region after taking down Arizona in the Pac -12 tournament final. The Bruins are paired with No. 13 seed Tulsa in the second round, and if they win, they will take on either No...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 9 months ago 4,983 reads 8 comments

  20. UCLA Basketball: Bruins Upend Arizona Wildcats in Pac-12 Tournament Championship

    Jordan Adams rose up with Pac-12 player of the year Nick Johnson undercutting his jump shot and smoothly sank the three-ball dagger that locked down UCLA's fourth conference tournament championship...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 9 months ago 1,214 reads 0 comments

  21. UCLA Wins the Pac-12 Tournament

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 9 months ago 68 reads 0 comments

  22. UCLA basketball crushes Stanford, will play Arizona in Pac-12 title game

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jackie Shepard about 9 months ago 40 reads 0 comments

  23. UCLA Rolls over Stanford 84-59 at Pac-12

    LAS VEGAS -- Norman Powell scored 22 points, Travis Wear added 16 and UCLA started its rout of Stanford early, rolling over the Cardinal 84-59 in the Pac-12 semifinals on Friday night...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 9 months ago 76 reads 0 comments

  24. Travis Wear Nets Season-High 16 vs. Cardinal

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 9 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  25. UCLA Basketball: Why Adidas' Made in March Uniforms Are the Worst, Again

    Adidas is betting heavily against the earnestness of the old maxim that familiarity breeds contempt. The more people see sleeved basketball uniforms, the more they will like them—their mysterious thinking goes...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 9 months ago 4,124 reads 3 comments