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  1. adidas Nations college counselor Superlatives

    Aug 6, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    Some additional thoughts on the college counselors at adidas Nations

  2. adidas Nations Saturday Night Recap: Pros Arron Afflalo, Kyle Lowry join the action

    Aug 3, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT


    Arron Afflalo and Kyle Lowry joined the college counselors for games Saturday night while UCLA’s Tony Parker and Rhode Island’s E.C. Matthews had solid outings.

  3. UCLA needs Tony Parker to build on career night

    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…

  4. UCLA outlasts Alabama, picks up a much-needed non-conference win

    Dec 29, 2013, 1:23 AM EDT

    Alabama v UCLA

    Tony Parker led five Bruins in double figures with 16 points and five boards has UCLA avoided yet another second half collapse, holding on to beat Alabama 75-67 in Pauley Pavilion on Saturday night. Kyle Anderson once again stuffed the stat sheet for the Bruins, chipping in with 13 points, six boards, seven assists, two…

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

    Oct 7, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

    Prairie View A&M v UCLA

    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…

  6. The X-Factors of the 2013-2014 College Basketball Season

    Oct 7, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT

    Keith Appling

    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. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  7. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 21 UCLA Bruins

    Oct 4, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    UCLA Introduces Steve Alford

    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…

  8. Departed center Joshua Smith graced the cover of UCLA’s game program last night

    Nov 29, 2012, 11:30 AM EDT

    Legends Classic - UCLA v Georgia

    With the departure of junior center Joshua Smith, UCLA is down to eight scholarship players. But the news of Smith deciding to leave the program came too late for the people in charge of selecting a cover photo for the game program for Wednesday’s game against Cal State Northridge. Smith graced the cover of the…

  9. Second half collapse highlights concerns regarding No. 11 UCLA

    Nov 26, 2012, 2:01 AM EDT

    Ben Howland

    It was over. The game was over. After a pair of Shabazz Muhammad free throws with just over 12 minutes remaining UCLA held a 51-33 lead on Cal Poly. And given the deliberate style of play that the Mustangs prefer, there surely was no way that the Bruins could lose. But they did. Joe Callero’s…

  10. Unfair to rush to any judgement on UCLA after Shabazz’s first game

    Nov 20, 2012, 12:18 AM EDT

    Legends Classic - UCLA v Georgetown

    BROOKLYN – All things considered, Shabazz Muhammad didn’t play too badly in his first game as a collegian. He finished with 15 points on 5-10 shooting in 25 minutes of action, although a couple of those buckets came in the final minute with the outcome, a 78-70 loss to Georgetown in the semifinals of the…

  11. UCLA fans wear “Free Shabazz” shirts Friday night

    Nov 10, 2012, 7:00 AM EDT


    UCLA fans are demanding justice, regarding heralded freshman guard Shabazz Muhammad. The 6-foot-6 star recruit was ruled ineligible hours before UCLA home opener against Indiana State. According to the NCAA, Muhammad “accepted travel and lodging during three unofficial visits to two NCAA member schools,” which is a violation of amateurism rules. Muhammad was the headliner…

  12. Shabazz Muhammad ruled ineligible for amateurism rules violation, UCLA plans to appeal

    Nov 9, 2012, 9:54 PM EDT


    UCLA freshman wing Shabazz Muhammad has been ruled ineligible for a violation of amateur rules, the school announced Friday evening. The school gave no specific timeframe, but plans to appeal the ruling. “The NCAA has finally determined that a violation of the NCAA amateurism rules has occurred involving UCLA freshman guard Shabazz Muhammad and his…

  13. Injury bug bites UCLA as forward David Wear suffers a sprained ankle in practice

    Oct 21, 2012, 10:16 PM EDT

    David Wear

    Less than two weeks after Tyler Lamb underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery another UCLA Bruin is injured, as the Associated Press reported that senior forward David Wear sprained his right ankle in practice on Sunday. Wear, who averaged 10.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game last season, will undergo X-rays on his ankle on Monday…

  14. Pac-12 preview: Influx of talent should result in an improved product

    Oct 17, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT


    Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here.…

  15. UCLA still waiting to hear on Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson’s eligibility

    Oct 12, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT


    Tonight marks the official beginning of the college basketball season. However, the UCLA Bruins are still scrambling to find out what they’re team will look like when the first game takes place next month. UCLA had one of the best recruiting classes this season, yet the program’s best two recruits – Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle…

  16. Knee surgery successful for UCLA’s Tyler Lamb

    Oct 10, 2012, 1:29 PM EDT

    Tyler Lamb

    UCLA announced Monday that guard Tyler Lamb would be undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday and the school has now confirmed that the procedure was a success. Following the operation, Lamb will now miss four to six weeks, putting his return some time in mid- to late November. With the Bruins’ opener set…

  17. Top 25 Countdown: No. 25 UCLA Bruins

    Oct 1, 2012, 2:07 PM EDT

    UCLA v Arizona - Quarterfinals

    Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of the Top 25, click here.…

  18. Findlay Prep (Nev.) newcomer Allerik Freeman commits to Ben Howland and UCLA

    Sep 9, 2012, 9:37 AM EDT

    Washington State v UCLA

    UCLA is still awaiting word from the NCAA on the eligibility of some of its top 2012 recruits, but the Bruins got good news in the meantime when coach Ben Howland secured a commitment from 2013 top-100 prospect Allerik Freeman Saturday while he was on an official visit to Westwood. Freeman tweeted the news Saturday…

  19. The latest on the NCAA’s investigation of UCLA

    Sep 4, 2012, 4:47 PM EDT


    The most intriguing story line heading into the 2012-2013 season is the investigation surrounding the loaded recruiting class currently enrolled at UCLA. Many expect the Bruins to make a return to national prominence this season, thanks in large part to the additions of Shabazz Muhammad, Kyle Anderson, Tony Parker and Jordan Adams. Muhammad and Anderson…

  20. The Morning Mix

    Sep 4, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Anybody else a huge fan of not having to work on Mondays? I could really get comfortable with that. Glad we’re all in agreement. Let’s hit the links. – In case you missed it, the NCAA is now investigating UCLA freshman Tony Parker and Kyle Anderson. The third member of the trio, Shabazz Muhammad is…

  21. Recent NCAA inquiry at UCLA focuses on Anderson, not Parker

    Sep 3, 2012, 8:57 PM EDT


    The NCAA had been investigating UCLA’s top three recruits for 2012: Shabazz Muhammad, Kyle Anderson and Tony Parker. Now – much to the continued chagrin of the Bruin fanbase — it’s just focusing on the top two. Muhammad and Anderson. Parker, a 6-9 power forward from Georgia, had been the subject of an inquiry. But,…

  22. Report: NCAA investigating recruitments of UCLA freshmen Kyle Anderson and Tony Parker

    Sep 2, 2012, 3:16 PM EDT

    Kyle Anderson

    UCLA was forced to keep Shabazz Muhammad in the United States as it made a trip to China last month as the NCAA continued its investigation into whether he received improper benefits during his recruitment. Now, according to and confirmed by other outlets, the NCAA is looking into the recruitments of star freshmen Kyle…

  23. UCLA forward Adria Gasol will not make trip to China with team

    Aug 21, 2012, 3:58 PM EDT

    Washington State v UCLA

    Adria Gasol, the younger brother of NBA All-Stars Marc and Pau Gasol, will not be joining UCLA on its trip to China when the Bruins leave Wednesday, Aug. 22. Gasol joined the team as a walk-on this summer, but not in time to enroll in summer classes. “You have to have been here and passed…

  24. Adria Gasol, younger brother of Pau and Marc, to walk on at UCLA

    Aug 17, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT

    Pac 12 Basketball Tournament - UCLA v USC

    Adria Gasol, a 6-10 forward who played his first two years of high school basketball at Lausanne High School in Memphis, will join the UCLA program as a walk-on according to multiple reports. His older brothers Pau and Marc were two of the key figures on Spain’s silver medal-winning team at the London Olympics, and…

  25. UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad will not travel with team to China as NCAA continues investigation

    Aug 15, 2012, 9:36 AM EDT

    Shabazz Muhammad

    UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad will not make a scheduled overseas trip to China with the Bruins this month as the NCAA continues to investigate his connections to two financial planners that could impact his amateur status and eligibility at UCLA, Tracy Pierson of is reporting. first brought to light that the NCAA was…