| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:33 PM
The entire starting secondary returns for UCLA.
And none of those guys should get comfortable.
If there is one area where the Bruins have an overabundance of talent, it's at defensive back. By fall, they will have 14 scholarship players in the...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Arizona got the last look, but Wisconsin definitely won the last gasp.
In a West Regional title game that will go down as a real Saturday night special, Wisconsin overcame all sorts of setbacks, including a last-second replay review, to defeat Arizona...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Larry Scott may be the Pac-12 commissioner, but he is concerned about what’s going on in the Big 10.
Scott weighed in on the Northwestern situation this week with an opinion piece in USA Today. The Northwestern players are attempting to unionize,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament.
**Rather than marvel at an...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:50 PM
A recent study suggested that the hiring of African American coaches for major college programs has declined.
So Kevin Ollie, on the national stage now that UConn is in the Final Four, can serve as an important model. He embraces that responsibility....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:42 PM
LAS VEGAS — This has been the tacit understanding in the UCLA locker room for more than two months.
It was not to be spoken out loud, maybe here and there it would slip out, but Travis Wear certainly wasn't going to hide his feelings Friday....
| 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...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:52 PM
There is no denying the marquee abilities UCLA freshman Zach LaVine can bring to a game. He gave a sparse crowd at Pauley Pavilion a peek of those Sunday.
LaVine's 19 points in UCLA's 87-72 Pac-12 Conference victory over Arizona State won't jump off the...
| 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 16, 2014
| 8:00 PM
This was Selection Sunday for most.
This was do-over Sunday for UCLA and its coach.
The Bruins were rewarded for their Pac-12 tournament championship. The NCAA selection committee made them the fourth-seeded team in the South Regional and allowed them...