Oct 11, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT
UCLA has added another back court addition to the 2016 class.
Oct 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
UCLA has talent, but they have just as much youth and inexperience. Can Steve Alford overcome it?
Oct 3, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT
Alford led the Bruins to 28 wins, a Pac-12 tournament crown and a Sweet 16 appearance in his first season in Westwood.
Jul 29, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
The Bruins will be tested by the time Pac-12 play rolls around.
Mar 28, 2014, 2:15 AM EDT
After defending well in two wins last week, No. 4 UCLA couldn’t produce a similar effort against No. 1 Florida.
Mar 15, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT
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.
Mar 13, 2014, 11:36 PM EDT
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.
Mar 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT
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. …
Feb 13, 2014, 11:54 PM EDT
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…
Jan 24, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
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…
Dec 27, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT
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…
Oct 31, 2013, 2:26 PM EDT
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…
Oct 15, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT
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…
Oct 7, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT
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…
Oct 4, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT
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…
Sep 16, 2013, 12:53 PM EDT
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…
Sep 2, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT
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…
May 19, 2013, 12:29 PM EDT
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.…
Mar 30, 2013, 11:54 AM EDT
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…
Oct 29, 2012, 11:52 PM EDT
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…
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