1. Florida Draws Arizona Comparison

    Big, strong and quick — UCLA basketball players say that Florida reminds them a lot of Arizona. And that could be a good thing.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 49 reads 0 comments

  2. UCLA Basketball Schedules December Game Against Kentucky

    Even before UCLA's season began, Steve Alford has insisted that he wants to schedule tough, marquee opponents going forward — something he had little control over his first season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 55 reads 0 comments

  3. UCLA Basketball: Biggest Surprises of Bruins' 2014 NCAA Tournament

    At this outpost of the season there are sometimes moments of surprise when you check the manifest and find the water carried most of the year by one man had been shifted, perhaps momentarily, to another...

    Mark Schipper Written by Mark Schipper about 5 months ago 2,673 reads 2 comments

  4. UCLA's Jordan Adams Keeps It Basic — a Complication for Opponents

    The Bruins guard with an unassuming manner has been making key shots and other useful plays for a team headed to the NCAA South Regional semifinals. 'I don't believe in pressure,' he says...

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  5. UCLA Basketball: 5 Keys to Beating Florida

    The No. 4 UCLA Bruins will take on the top-seeded Florida Gators in the Sweet 16 on Thursday in Memphis. For the Bruins and Steve Alford, a shot at redemption is at stake...

    Jason Fray Written by Jason Fray about 5 months ago 3,004 reads 5 comments

  6. Time for UCLA to Take a Bigger Step

    SAN DIEGO -- The winning streak that stretched back to before Thanksgiving was essentially snapped in about 30 minutes...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 80 reads 0 comments

  7. How Much Do Big Winning Streaks Help?

    Back in 1995, Steve Alford was a fledgling head coach at Manchester College. Just 30 years old, he guided the tiny Indiana school to 31 straight wins, a perfect record blemished only ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 70 reads 0 comments

  8. Anderson: 'They Don't Hang Sweet 16 Banners Up in Pauley'

    UCLA advanced past the NCAA tournament's round of 32 for the first time since 2008, but point guard Kyle Anderson likely echoed the thoughts of many fans afterward...

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  9. UCLA, Alford Take Big Step in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO -- In the final minutes of UCLA's 77-60 win over Stephen F. Austin in the third round of the NCAA tournament, a woman in Viejas Arena began to chant Aubrey Williams' name...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 5 months ago 122 reads 0 comments

  10. Steve Alford Silences Critics, Has UCLA Humming and in the Sweet 16

    Stephen F. Austin had a great run this season, but it was no match Sunday night for the UCLA team coached by Stephen T. Alford...

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  11. Anderson: 'They Don't Hang Sweet 16 Banners Up in Pauley'

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  12. UCLA Knocks off SFA to Book Sweet 16 Trip

    SAN DIEGO -- Jordan Adams scored 19 points and UCLA beat Stephen F. Austin 77-60 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 5 months ago 305 reads 0 comments

  13. NCAA March Madness Live

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  14. UCLA vs. Stephen F. Austin Betting Line, March Madness Odds, Pick

    After knocking off Virginia Commonwealth on Friday, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks have now won 29 straight games...

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  15. NCAA March Madness Live

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  16. Watch No. 4 UCLA vs. No. 13 Tulsa Live

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  17. Biggest Challenges UCLA Faces in NCAA Tourney Matchup vs. Tulsa

    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...

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  18. UCLA Looks to Rewrite History with Tulsa in First Round of NCAA

    SAN DIEGO — On March 18, 1994, UCLA came into the NCAA tournament with a second-place finish in the Pac-10, established players like forward Ed O'Bannon and point guard Tyus Edney and the No...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  19. UCLA vs. Tulsa: How They Match Up

    WHO: No. 4 UCLA (26-8) vs. No. 13 Tulsa (21-12) WHAT: NCAA South regional second-round game, Friday, 6:57 p.m. WHERE: Viejas Arena, San Diego. TV: truTV. RADIO: 710.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 5 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 54 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 40 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 26 reads 0 comments