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For UCLA's Jalen Hill, a sport surrendered meant a crushing burden lifted

Jalen Hill struggled daily with the pressures of life before he realized that by quitting the UCLA basketball team he could concentrate on himself.

Enhanced by Final Four run, UCLA players' NBA prospects remain middling

A look at UCLA players and their potential prospects for the NBA, from Chris Smith and Johnny Juzang to Jaime Jaquez Jr. and Cody Riley.

UCLA's Mick Cronin gets two-year contract extension

The two additional years will keep UCLA coach Mick Cronin under contract through the 2026-27 season after he guided the Bruins to the Final Four.

UCLA forward Jalen Hill says he is retiring from basketball

UCLA's Jalen Hill said on Instagram that he is retiring from basketball, citing "anxiety and depression problems" that started after his arrest in China.

A USC fan created colorful UCLA trading cards to commemorate Bruins' run to Final Four

Alfredo Ponce, an artist in Northern California who attended USC grad school, was so inspired by UCLA's run to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament that he created Bruins trading cards whose vibrant, colorful designs are reminiscent of loteria cards.
Los Angeles Times Apr 6, 2021

Watch: UCLA Bruins featured in 'One Shining Moment' video

UCLA's dramatic run from the First Four to the Final Four was among the storylines highlighted in CBS' annual 'One Shining Moment' highlight video to close the NCAA tournament.

For Mick Cronin, UCLA Bruins are still winners despite agonizing Final Four loss

Coach Mick Cronin, back home with his team in L.A., says loss to Gonzaga should not wipe out the glory of UCLA's magical NCAA tournament run.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

Troy Aikman says UCLA proved it belonged in Final Four: 'I couldn't be prouder'

UCLA QB great Troy Aikman says the Bruins men's basketball team proved in the NCAA tournament Final Four how a team's "heart" can never be measured.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

Win some, lose some: Six buzzer-beaters during UCLA coach Mick Cronin's two-year tenure

During Mick Cronin's two years as UCLA coach, there have been clutch late baskets for and against the Bruins. Here's a look at all of them.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

Gonzaga's miracle shot calls to mind Tyus Edney's season-saving basket for UCLA in 1995

UCLA's season-ending loss to Gonzaga resembled a similarly miraculous ending in favor of the Bruins involving Tyus Edney in the 1995 NCAA tournament.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

UCLA players, stars react to buzzer beater loss to Gonzaga

Check out how UCLA players, celebrities and the Bruins' rival reacted to the team's 93-90 overtime, buzzer beater loss to Gonzaga Saturday night in the Final Four.
Bruins Nation Apr 3, 2021
UCLA loses overtime heartbreaker to Gonzaga

UCLA loses overtime heartbreaker to Gonzaga

Photo by Andy Lyons/ The Bruins were just seconds away from a second overtime, but Jalen Suggs hit a buzzer beater to send the Bulldogs to the national final. The UCLA Bruins’ Cinderella run to the Final Four ends in heartbreaking fashion. After Johnny Juzang’s lay-in tied it up at 90-90 with 3.3 seconds left in overtime, it looked like it was destined to go to another extra period. But Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs hit a buzzer-beater from beyond 30-feet out as time expired to the give No. 1 seeded Bulldogs a 93-90 win over the Bruins. Juzang led UCLA with 29 points...
Bruins Nation Apr 3, 2021
Can UCLA recapture the 2006 magic against Gonzaga?

Can UCLA recapture the 2006 magic against Gonzaga?

Photo by Jay Drowns/Sporting News via via The Bulldogs got their revenge in 2015. It’s a clean slate now. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are 14-point favorites in Saturday’s Final Four matchup against UCLA, and deservedly so as the undefeated top overall seed against a team that needed to win a play-in game just to get into the field of 64. But all the 14-point margin reminds me of is a 13-point lead that the Zags held over the Bruins 15 years ago in a Sweet 16 matchup, an advantage that would not hold over the final seven minutes of the game as UCLA came roaring back,...
Bruins Nation Apr 3, 2021
How to watch No. 11 UCLA-No. 1 Gonzaga

How to watch No. 11 UCLA-No. 1 Gonzaga

Mykal McEldowney via Imagn Content Services, LLC Here’s how to tune in to watch your Bruins in the Final Four. The No. 11 seed UCLA Bruins (22-9) are on their way to the Men’s NCAA Tournament Final Four to face top-seeded Gonzaga (30-0) in the team’s first appearance in the semifinals since the 2008 season when Kevin Love and Russell Westbrook were still wearing the blue and yellow. Their latest win was certainly their most impressive as they downed No. 1 Michigan by a score of 51-49 on Tuesday evening. The Bruins have also just accomplished one of the rarer feats...
Los Angeles Times Apr 3, 2021

Column: David Singleton is the heart and sole of UCLA's special team

Junior guard David Singleton's joyous style and team-first attitude has made him a favorite of UCLA fans. One admirer even ended up with a pair of his shoes.

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