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Orange County Register 6 hours ago
UCLA wakes up in time to defeat Washington State

UCLA wakes up in time to defeat Washington State

LOS ANGELES – There was little to gain and everything to lose, and for the first 30 minutes of Sunday night’s penultimate regular-season game, UCLA appeared well aware of the former and blissfully ignorant to the latter. With Stanford’s loss to...
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

UCLA wakes up in time to beat Washington State, 72-67

At halftime of UCLA's game Sunday night against Washington State, UCLA Coach Steve Alford tore into his team.

FINAL: UCLA 72, Washington State 67

LOS ANGELES -- With a bye in the Pac-12 tournament almost certain and little to gain on its tournament resume in a final stretch filled with the conference’s cellar dwellers, UCLA needed only to coast its way to Las Vegas unscathed to stay put,...

Parker won't start vs. Washington State

LOS ANGELES -- Tony Parker won't be in the starting lineup for tonight's matchup with Washington State, after the junior UCLA center was late for a team shootaround on Sunday afternoon. Freshman center Thomas Welsh will start in his place. Parker has...
UCLA, adidas release new tournament jerseys

UCLA, adidas release new tournament jerseys

As has become standard operating procedure in March, adidas released its annual collection of alternate jerseys for the postseason, with UCLA again among the teams set to showcase the new duds. No matter what you think of this year's unis, we can all...
Los Angeles Times Feb 26, 2015

Tony Parker makes presence known, Bruins thrive in win over Washington

There was something missing from the UCLA basketball team over the past week or so. Something big.
Orange County Register Feb 26, 2015
Final: UCLA 88, Washington 66

Final: UCLA 88, Washington 66

LOS ANGELES – He parked himself in the paint early, with his back to the basket and a chip on his shoulder. Tony Parker was fresh off the worst weekend of his season, smack dab in the middle of the best stretch of his UCLA career. In Arizona, he...
Los Angeles Times Feb 25, 2015

At Arizona State, Miley Cyrus impersonators, clowns and missed free throws

TEMPE, Ariz. — Swim caps peek out from behind a door a short jog away from the basketball court. It's nearly showtime, and three synchronized swimmers, young men wearing only trunks and fake beards, await their cue.

UCLA releases spring football practice schedule

UCLA's spring football begins on March 31, and all 14 of the team's practices at Spaulding Field will be open to the public. And given the anticipation surrounding the upcoming spring session, there should be no shortage of fans who come out for a...
Los Angeles Times Feb 24, 2015

USC basketball: Latest turmoil is two players' post-practice fight

It has been a tumultuous basketball season for USC. The Trojans have just two Pac-12 Conference wins. Seven of their last nine losses have been decided by just a few possessions. Point guard Jordan McLaughlin has been injured. And last week, three players were sent back to Los Angeles for a...
Orange County Register Feb 24, 2015
Bruins stand behind Parker after rough trip

Bruins stand behind Parker after rough trip

LOS ANGELES – At the pinnacle of his breakout junior campaign, on the most important trip of UCLA’s season, Tony Parker was, for all intents and purposes, a no-show. Parker was technically present. He played 36 minutes combined over UCLA’s two...

Alford undergoes hernia surgery

UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford underwent hernia surgery, but is expected to be on the sideline for the Bruins' Wednesday night game against Washington. Alford had apparently put off the operation for some time, before finally having it on Monday....

UCLA announces hiring of DC Bradley, LB's coach White

UCLA has officially filled its vacancy at defensive coordinator, finally announcing the hiring of longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley to lead its defense. Bradley becomes UCLA's third defensive coordinator in three years, replacing...
Orange County Register Feb 23, 2015
UCLA hires Tom Bradley as defensive coordinator

UCLA hires Tom Bradley as defensive coordinator

After emerging last week as the lead candidate to lead UCLA's defense, longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley has been hired for the same position at UCLA. The hiring has not been made official by UCLA -- most likely because the...

Wrapping up UCLA's weekend at the Combine

It was quite the weekend for UCLA players at the Combine, with a few of them establishing themselves as fast risers on NFL draft boards across the country. We discussed Brett Hundley and his rising stock on the blog already. So let's take a look at...