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  1. New mixtape for 2016 UCLA commit Kobe Paras [VIDEO]

    Nov 9, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

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    UCLA commit Kobe Paras has a solid new mixtape from Ball is Life.

  2. UCLA gets a commitment from a 2016 guard

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

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    UCLA has added another back court addition to the 2016 class.

  3. Top 25 Countdown: No. 24 UCLA Bruins

    Oct 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

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    UCLA has talent, but they have just as much youth and inexperience. Can Steve Alford overcome it?

  4. UCLA’s Steve Alford receives one-year contract extension

    Oct 3, 2014, 6:21 PM EST

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    Alford led the Bruins to 28 wins, a Pac-12 tournament crown and a Sweet 16 appearance in his first season in Westwood.

  5. UCLA announces what appears to be a solid non-conference slate

    Jul 29, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

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    The Bruins will be tested by the time Pac-12 play rolls around.

  6. Defensive struggles cost No. 4 UCLA against No. 1 Florida

    Mar 28, 2014, 2:15 AM EST

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    After defending well in two wins last week, No. 4 UCLA couldn’t produce a similar effort against No. 1 Florida.

  7. Pac-12 Tournament: UCLA’s offense too much for No. 4 Arizona

    Mar 15, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

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    Arizona is the nation’s best defensive squad, and UCLA scored nearly at will. This Bruins squad will be a problem in the coming weeks.

  8. Pac-12 Tournament: UCLA uses big second half to march into semifinals

    Mar 13, 2014, 11:36 PM EST

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    UCLA didn’t finish the regular season playing its best basketball, but the Bruins bounced back in a big way in their Pac-12 tournament opener.

  9. Aaron Holiday, younger brother of Jrue Holiday, commits to UCLA

    Mar 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

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    UCLA picked up a huge commitment in the junior class on Sunday when guard Aaron Holiday, the younger brother of former Bruin and NBA star Jrue Holiday, committed to head coach Steve Alford during an unofficial visit. The news of the commitment was first reported on Monday by Eric Sondheimer of the Los Angeles Times. …

  10. Stellar offense, improved second-half defense leads UCLA past Colorado

    Feb 13, 2014, 11:54 PM EST

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    Steve Alford’s UCLA Bruins hosted Colorado on Thursday with the winner taking a step forward in the quest to not only determine the Pac-12’s second-best team but also keep pace with an Arizona squad that has some tough road games remaining on its schedule. And thanks to some excellent offensive execution the Bruins were the…

  11. UCLA needs Tony Parker to build on career night

    Jan 24, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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    Last summer UCLA forward Tony Parker arrived on campus as part of one of the nation’s best recruiting classes, with the expectation that he and his classmates (Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson and Shabazz Muhammad) would be able to lead the Bruins back to prominence. While UCLA did manage to win the Pac-12 regular season title…

  12. Demetrius Walker and Jeff Lowery dismissed from Grand Canyon team

    Dec 27, 2013, 7:45 PM EST

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    Demetrius Walker and Jeff Lowery have both been dismissed from Grand Canyon’s basketball team for a “violation of team rules,” head coach Dan Majerle announced on Friday. Majerle wouldn’t go into details for the dismissal, leaving it at: “It’s very disappointing for everyone involved, but our program remains committed to performing to the best of our…

  13. Top 15 recruit Kevon Looney commits to UCLA

    Oct 31, 2013, 2:26 PM EST

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    UCLA kicked off a major day in the recruiting world by landing Kevon Looney, the No. 13 player in the Class of 2014, per Rivals. Looney’s final six schools also included Duke, Florida, Tennessee, Michigan State and Wisconsin. Most believed the Blue Devils and the Gators to be frontrunners, but in the days and hours…

  14. Wanaah Bail granted waiver to play at UCLA this season

    Oct 15, 2013, 7:15 PM EST

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    On Tuesday afternoon, the Bruins freshman forward Wanaah Bail was granted a waiver by the NCAA to play immediately following his transfer from Texas Tech. “We are grateful that this matter has come to a conclusion and are very happy for Wanaah,” UCLA head coach Steve Alford said in a statement on Tuesday. “I know…

  15. UCLA’s Tony Parker is down 20-25 pounds says Steve Alford

    Oct 7, 2013, 7:30 PM EST

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    Last season Tony Parker was a member of one of the nation’s top recruiting classes. Though, the 6-foot-9 forward averaged just 2.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in 6.3 minutes per game. Now a sophomore, the former McDonald’s All-American could be on his way to making up for a disappointing freshman season, his new head coach Steve Alford…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 21 UCLA Bruins

    Oct 4, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  17. Report: Kyle Anderson ‘likely’ to turn pro after this year

    Sep 16, 2013, 12:53 PM EST

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    The season hasn’t started, but we’ve had another player announce his intentions to turn pro after the season. Kyle Anderson’s father all but told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he will be heading to the NBA after the season. Both Marcus Smart and Jahii Carson made similar statements already this offseason. “It’s more than likely that…

  18. UCLA lands commitment from 2014 wing Trevon Bluiett

    Sep 2, 2013, 5:00 PM EST

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    The UCLA Bruins landed a big commitment on Monday afternoon as Indiana native and four-star wing scorer Trevon Bluiett committed to Steve Alford’s program. A product of Park Tudor High School, Bluiett took an official visit to the Bruins over the weekend and the news was first tweeted out by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Trevon Bluiett…

  19. Alabama and UCLA schedule home-and-home series

    May 19, 2013, 12:29 PM EST

    As teams begin to solidify their non-conference schedules for the 2013-14 season, it has been reported that UCLA will host Alabama next season with the Bruins traveling to Alabama the following year. Anthony Grant may have his best team in next season his fifth in Tuscaloosa even with Trevor Lacey transferring out of the program.…

  20. Steve Alford reportedly hired as next coach at UCLA

    Mar 30, 2013, 11:54 AM EST

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    UCLA has reportedly found its replacement for former coach Ben Howland. According to Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com, the Bruins have come to an agreement with New Mexico coach Steve Alford on a seven-year contract worth $2.6 million per year. Alford led New Mexico to both a Mountain West regular season and conference tournament title in…

  21. New Mexico’s Jamal Fenton suspended first three games

    Oct 29, 2012, 11:52 PM EST

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    New Mexico will be without guard Jamal Fenton for the first three regular season games after he was suspended by the NCAA for minor rules violations. Fenton reportedly violated NCAA rules due to accepting some impermissible benefits. The 5-11, 170-pound senior averaged 6.5 points per game in 2011-12. The Houston native didn’t play a ton last…