Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach on Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he agreed to a new 10-year deal with the Lobos for a chance to run what he called “the premier basketball program in the country.”
A UCLA spokesperson said Saturday that head coach Ben Howland had not been fired.
UCLA hasn’t fired Ben Howland as basketball coach, although his time in Westwood appears to be running out.
When Minnesota and UCLA meet Friday in the NCAA tournament, the winning coach just might put the loser out of his job.
It will be Bruins vs. Golden Gophers.
Jordan Adams scored 20 points, four others scored at least 10 points and UCLA never trailed in a 75-59 victory over USC on Sunday.
UCLA is back in a tie for first place in the Pac-12, following a two-game sweep over the Washington Huskies and Washington State.
No. 21 Oregon and No. 24 UCLA came into Saturday’s game chasing first place in the Pac-12. The Ducks played better defense in the second half and came away with the top spot.
Shabazz Muhammad scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half when UCLA pulled away to defeat Stanford 68-60 on Saturday, extending its winning streak to seven games.
Shabazz Muhammad hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:01 left in overtime to help UCLA upset No. 7 Missouri 97-94 on Friday night and extend the Bruins’ winning streak to five games.
For the first time ever, a Los Angeles-based team will play in the Holiday Bowl.
Rain likely won’t put a damper on the big USC-UCLA football game, but Rose Bowl officials urged the 90,000-plus fans to bring ponchos and other rain gear as umbrellas wouldn’t be allowed inside the stadium.
Arizona State staged a masterful fourth-quarter comeback against UCLA on Saturday. Except it ended about a minute and a half too soon.
Brett Hundley passed for 183 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 68 yards and another score, and UCLA’s defense largely shut down Utah in a 21-14 victory Saturday.
Sports Illustrated is expected to release an ‘extremely negative’ article on Wednesday about the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team under coach Ben Howland.
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