| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Normally the NCAA tournament is a curiosity for Lakers fans. The team rarely drafts in the first round, making it difficult to guess whom it might take with the 48th pick (Ryan Kelly in 2013) or the 60th (Robert Sacre in 2012).
But this year, with the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The Arizona Wildcats (No. 1 seed) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday with a hard-fought 70-64 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (No. 4).
Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon finished with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with six rebounds...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the NCAA tournament wrapped up the first weekend of play.
The Kansas Jayhawks were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 60-57, knocking freshmen Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid out of the tournament.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Really? An oversized, ugly mascot running around at Dodger Stadium [April 9]? The Dodgers have finally stooped this low? Maybe I'm glad I can't watch Dodgers games on TV anymore. At least I have Vinny for three innings on radio. Don't think I'll have to...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 11:52 AM
UCLA guard Kyle Anderson has been selected one of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.
Anderson, a 6-foot-9 sophomore, is averaging 14.8 points, 8.6 rebounds and 6.7 assists this season. He needs five assists to become the first Pac-12...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Arizona swept the top awards in the Pac-12, which announced its all-conference men's basketball teams Monday.
The Wildcats’ Nick Johnson was player of the year, Sean Miller was coach of the year and Aaron Gordon was freshman of the year. Gordon...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:59 PM
SAN DIEGO — Guard Norman Powell was 6 years old when his uncle brought the tape.
There on the screen was UCLA's Tyus Edney dribbling through Missouri defenders, then tossing in the game-winning layup at the buzzer in the defining moment of the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:05 PM
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Beasley Coliseum.
On the air: TV: Fox Sports1; Radio: 570.
Records: Bruins 23-7, 12-5, Cougars 9-20, 2-15.
Update: There is nothing for the Bruins to attain here with a victory, other than momentum for next week's Pac-12...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Moving the UCLA basketball program forward is going to be tricky.
The Bruins had a good season, reaching an NCAA regional semifinal for the first time since 2008 and pushing top-ranked Florida to the final minutes. For two days in Memphis —...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:22 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Florida defeated UCLA in the 2011 NCAA tournament, eliminating the Bruins in the second round.
Still, it was a Sweet 16 moment for current UCLA freshman guard Bryce Alford — his birthday was a couple of months earlier....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:28 AM
UCLA guards Jordan Adams and Kyle Anderson were named to the All-District IX team by the U.S. Basketball Writers Assn. on Tuesday.
Arizona guard Nick Johnson was named the player of the year for the district, which covers California, Oregon, Washington,...