9:07 PM EDT, Sat March 28, 2015
Los Angeles Times 13 hours ago

Kentucky is in Elite class of its own going into NCAA regional finals

Seven schools have survived, crawled and advanced their ways to the second weekend of the NCAA tournament

Looney could envision return to UCLA, but NBA is knocking

HOUSTON -- The NBA is calling, but the question now for Kevon Looney, with his freshman year officially over after UCLA's Sweet 16 loss to Gonzaga, is whether he'll answer. The assumption is that his status as a likely lottery pick in the upcoming...
Los Angeles Times 19 hours ago

For UCLA basketball, loss in Sweet 16 to Gonzaga more a start than end

They slowly picked themselves up off the stadium floor, off the final moments of their season, and stood in line for the last time.
Los Angeles Times 20 hours ago

As UCLA season ends, Kevon Looney keeps options open

Freshman forward Kevon Looney embraced his coaches as he stepped off the court here and walked down the tunnel into the locker room. The loss could be his final game at UCLA.
Los Angeles Times 20 hours ago

UCLA can't shoot way out of trouble, loses to Gonzaga in NCAA Sweet 16

Exactly 38 minutes had passed since UCLA's season ended, and Norman Powell sat at a locker, not yet ready to take off the uniform he had worn for four years.
Orange County Register 20 hours ago
Miller: UCLA reaches its maximum

Miller: UCLA reaches its maximum

HOUSTON – He’d already been pulled from the game in an act of final salute and fitting ceremony, the saddest of exits for a senior. He’d already hugged his coach and most of his teammates, knowing he soon would be removing a beloved uniform...
Los Angeles Times 21 hours ago

College basketball: Steve Lavin out as St. John's coach

Steve Lavin's coaching days at St. John's are over.
Orange County Register 23 hours ago
Final: Gonzaga 74, UCLA 62

Final: Gonzaga 74, UCLA 62

HOUSTON -- They were never quite Cinderella, even as the rest of the college basketball world doubted them, even as they snuck into the Big Dance and waltzed their way to a second straight Sweet 16. But on Friday in Houston, the clock struck midnight...
Los Angeles Times Mar 27, 2015

UCLA's best defense against Gonzaga's shooters could be the stadium

Before Gonzaga arrived at NRG Stadium, forward Kyle Wiltjer, who had played games in big stadiums while at Kentucky, told his teammates what it would be like.
Los Angeles Times Mar 27, 2015

Against Gonzaga, UCLA is enjoying its role as plucky underdog

UCLA has 18 Final Four appearances. Gonzaga has none. UCLA plays in a power conference. Gonzaga does not.
Los Angeles Times Mar 27, 2015

Bruins' Steve Alford can count on a coaching forebear: his dad, Sam

The phone rings at 2 a.m. in a lakefront home in a wooded hamlet in southern Indiana.
Los Angeles Times Mar 27, 2015

Former UCLA baseball commit and No. 1 overall pick has Tommy John surgery

Brady Aiken, the hard-throwing lefty who didn't sign after being last year's No. 1 draft pick by the Houston Astros, announced Thursday he had Tommy John elbow surgery.
Orange County Register Mar 26, 2015
UCLA's Looney could have NBA knocking on his door

UCLA's Looney could have NBA knocking on his door

HOUSTON – David Grace knew right away what he saw. It was 2013, and the UCLA assistant – then with Oregon State – was in Milwaukee to watch a 6-foot-9 rebound machine, with smooth ball-handling skills, a wingspan that extended well beyond 7...
Orange County Register Mar 26, 2015
Miller: It's finally time to get on board UCLA's bandwagon

Miller: It's finally time to get on board UCLA's bandwagon

HOUSTON – UCLA has 11 national titles and 47 NCAA Tournament appearances and so much history that even Bill Walton can’t exaggerate the amount. No program has made more noise in men’s college basketball than this one. So why today am I...
Los Angeles Times Mar 26, 2015

UCLA vs. Gonzaga: How they match up in NCAA tournament

WHO: No. 11 UCLA (22-13) vs. No. 2 Gonzaga (34-2)