| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
UCLA Coach Steve Alford knows all too well how little a team's seeding can mean.
The Bruins go into the NCAA tournament as a fourth-seeded team and open in San Diego against 13th-seeded Tulsa Friday in Viejas Arena.
"To be one top of the four seeded...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The instant the NCAA tournament brackets were announced, memories came flooding back to Tyus Edney. Bad memories.
Twenty years ago, his UCLA team suffered an upset loss to Tulsa in the tournament's first round.
"That was a tough day," he said. "I just...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:46 PM
UCLA assistant coach Duane Broussard calls it an "Etch A Sketch" mindset. Jordan Adams shakes blank all memories from previous games.
Asked Saturday about shooting 39% in Pac-12 Conference play, Adams shrugged and said, "I just put it behind me."
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Libertyville needed a walk-offsingle to salvage a sloppy 8-7 victory against Carmel last week.
But the close call might have been what the Wildcats needed to wake up.
"We weren't playing or practicing well, and I told the guys before the game, 'You're...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Kentucky forward Julius Randle has declared for the NBA draft.
"I've been blessed and fortunate to be put in a position to have to have decisions. A big decision for me is whether to declare for the NBA draft or not," Randle said in a press conference...
| 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.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight.
Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Jim Buss says he will resign in three or four years [April 20] if the Lakers are not back on top because that will mean he has failed. Dude, you have already failed both the team and its fans by your evident lack of leadership, so why must we wait so long...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:03 PM
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.
“They are our X factors,” Coach Steve Alford said.
The Bruins have talent:...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:59 PM
There was something to be learned about Jordan Adams from the five words he said during a news conference Sunday after helping UCLA advance to an NCAA South Regional semifinal with a win over Stephen F. Austin.
Adams and Kyle Anderson, teammates and...