NCAA Tournament: Preview of UCLA vs. Minnesota With Gold And Gopher

UCLA hoops is set to take on their Big Ten counterpart Minnesota on Friday night. We've discussed the implications (including the most important – that the loser will have their coach fired), and now it's time to get to the basketball aspect of this match-up. For this, we bring in Frank Bi of FanSided's Minnesota […]

NCAA Tournament: A Look At Pac-12 Teams In The Tourney

UCLA hoops is set to take on Minnesota on Friday night, a tilt that'll determine who goes on to lose to Freaking Florida (as UCLA fans like to call 'em) in the Round of 32. Of course, UCLA isn't the only Pac-12 school to make it into the Dance. Colorado, California, Oregon, and Arizona have […]

Attempting To Summarize UCLA Basketball’s Season

Perhaps the entire 2012-13 college basketball season was something of a roller-coaster. In one of the wildest seasons in recent memory, top-tier teams fell like flies weekly, and it seemed that a slew of teams had rotated into the eventually-dreaded No. 1 spot in AP and Coaches' polls. Teams traded weeks being brilliant and being […]

NCAA Tournament: How UCLA And Minnesota Stack Up

UCLA hoops has drawn the Minnesota Gophers as their first match-up in the NCAA tournament. Both teams are riding rollercoaster-esque seasons, which has rotated between brilliance and ineptitude. As a result, both Ben Howland and Minnesota's Tubby Smith are on the hot seat, and the loser will essentially get his ass fired. But given the […]

UCLA Basketball Loses To Oregon: By The Numbers

UCLA was upended by the Oregon Ducks on Saturday night in the Bruins' quest to become the first team since, well, UCLA to finish the season as the Pac-12 regular season and tournament champs. Let's take a look at some surprising numbers from the game after the jump (box score follows):  5 The number of […]

UCLA Basketball Loses to Oregon In Adams’ Absence, 78-69

What happens in Vegas will ruin your Saturday. Without freshman Jordan Adams, UCLA floundered against the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 tournament final, losing to Oregon 78-69. Despite jumping out to an early 12-4 lead, the Bruins never seemed to have control of the game. Oregon would take the lead halfway through the first period […]

UCLA Basketball Loses To Oregon: Behind The Box Score

If this UCLA basketball team included a healthy Jordan Adams, we'd be discussing a totally different outcome right now. Indeed, if the all-important freshman wing was healthy, we wouldn't be crying and complaining about shoddy refereeing by the malcontents that are the Pac-12 refs. We wouldn't be lamenting the fact that this UCLA team was […]

How Far Can UCLA Basketball Go Without Jordan Adams?

If you wanted to see the widest range of emotions possible for humans, you could have watched the twitter feeds of dozens of UCLA basketball fans, as Bruins across the Internet unraveled from the beginning of the Arizona game to well after it. In a night that saw dejection turn into jubilation which turned back […]

UCLA Basketball Beats Arizona, 66-64, As Jordan Adams Breaks His Foot

UCLA hoops came back from down 11 against the Arizona Wildcats on Friday night to sweep Zona three games in one season. While the Bruins will move on to the Pac-12 tournament final, not all news is good news in Westwood. Late in the game, Jordan Adams injured his ankle and it has now been […]

UCLA Basketball Beats ASU, 80-75, Moves On In Pac-12 Tournament

We told you UCLA hoops would find itself struggling if Arizona State beat Stanford. We told you that the match-ups didn't favor UCLA in the slightest, and that the slightest hint of bad coaching could turn this game into a blowout. We told you that ASU was well-equipped to beat the interior-less Bruins, that Jahii […]

UCLA Basketball: 3 Keys To Bruins Win Over ASU

UCLA hoops is set to take on Arizona State on Thursday at noon in a rubber match that'll determine who gets to move on and play the winner of the Arizona-Colorado game. ASU beat Stanford to get to this point, taking a grueling overtime win which saw point guard Jahii Carson go H.A.M. to the […]

UCLA Basketball Gets Arizona State As ASU Beats Stanford

UCLA basketball will take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday at noon, with ASU slipping past Stanford in overtime in the Pac-12 tournament's opening contest.  All-world freshman point guard Jahii Carson lifted his Sun Devils over the Cardinal, earning 34 points off of 14-for-22 shooting while going 3-for-4 from downtown, notching four assists […]

UCLA Basketball: PAC-12 Tournament Preview

March is here, let the madness begin! UCLA enters the Pac-12 tournament as the #1 seed and regualr season conference champion.  If you told me that in November, December, or even following the Washington State loss I probably would have laughed at you.  It is no secret this season has been a rollercoaster for not […]

UCLA Football Spring Practice 2013: A Plea For Another Open QB Competition

UCLA football's spring practice is right around the corner. When the calendars flip to April, basketball will be pushed aside in favor of Jim Mora's hard-hittin' UCLA Bruins. And entering spring ball, countless narratives will be fleshed out for preparation. Questions about the running back will be prominent, and eagerness to watch freshmen Kylie Fitts […]