| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:35 PM
UCLA is playing its best basketball at the best possible time.
Fresh off winning the Pac-12 tournament, the Bruins handled Tulsa 76-59 in Friday night's second-round NCAA South Regional game.
For the surging Bruins (27-8), seeded No. 4, it was their...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:15 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Out of the mouths of Bruin babes.
UCLA freshmen Zach LaVine and Bryce Alford decompressed in the locker room, a long day of chasing without reward over. LaVine looked up at Alford and said, "Man, no more games. No practice...
| 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 22, 2014
| 8:36 PM
SAN DIEGO — Florida is still out there.
This is where a young man's mind could wander. UCLA players have been snared in this trap before.
The fourth-seeded Bruins are so close to Memphis that they can almost smell the cheeseburgers cooking at...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Going by the numbers, it looks as though UCLA's basketball team got a push. It lost two players and kept two. But the reality is the Bruins lost more than they retained.
Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine both declared their intent to enter the NBA draft....
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:19 PM
UCLA basketball Coach Steve Alford may need to hang a "Guards wanted. Inquire within" sign on Pauley Pavilion.
The Bruins have holes in the backcourt now that Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine officially have declared for the NBA draft. And the size of...
| 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 —...