| 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...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:37 PM
UCLA players can take a moment to exhale and wipe the sweat from their foreheads.
But the hard work begins now.
That the Bruins survived a fierce second-half push by California for a 76-64 victory Sunday was certainly noteworthy. That it left them...
| 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 19, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Like the rest of his teammates, UCLA guard Norman Powell is eager to begin play in the NCAA tournament, where the Bruins will play Tulsa on Friday in San Diego.
"We're focused, everyone is talking about this, everyone is eager to go out there and play,"...
| 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 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 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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:51 PM
LAS VEGAS — They are skidding into the Madness on their bellies, Travis Wear diving and sliding and fighting for a loose ball he will own forever.
They are flying into the Madness on their toes, Kyle Anderson leaning and lifting and undressing one...
| 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 25, 2014
| 5:42 PM
No one could confuse this UCLA team with some of the lock-down defensive units the Bruins featured under former coach Ben Howland. But it would be unfair to entirely disregard the Bruins on the defensive end this season, particularly since postseason play...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...