The UCLA Bruins were set Friday to play the first exhibition game of the college basketball season on a totally refurbished hardwood floor.
UCLA’s men’s basketball team has yet to practice in Pauley Pavilion, more than 2 1/2 months after the historic arena was flooded by a water main break near campus.
Five-star basketball recruit Jaylen Brown will arrive to the UCLA campus Tuesday for an unofficial visit despite the major flood that ruined the Pauley Pavilion on July 28.
Utility crews were fitting and welding a nearly century-old pipe that burst and made a mucky mess of UCLA with hopes of finishing the fixes and restoring heavily traveled Sunset Boulevard above it on the weekend.
Meanwhile, six workers were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes Wednesday evening.
Cleanup continued Wednesday on Sunset Boulevard and the UCLA campus after a 30-inch water main broke, spilling up to 10 million gallons of water.
Parts of UCLA remained underwater after a nearly 100-year old water main break resulted in massive flooding on Tuesday afternoon, causing havoc across campus.
“I’m like sleeping with the check,” Jacobo says
UCLA is planning to build a new basketball practice facility near Pauley Pavilion for the men’s and women’s teams once money is raised to pay for it.
A night of exhibition tennis featuring the No. 1 player in the world, Novak Djokavic, provided more than athletic entertainment — It fulfilled the wishes of children who struggle with autism.
Novak Djokovic will team with his idol Pete Sampras to play Bob and Mike Bryan in a doubles exhibition on March 4 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion.
Jordan Adams scored 21 points in his college debut and No. 13 UCLA defeated Indiana State 86-59 in its season opener on Friday night shortly after finding out star recruit Shabazz Muhammad was ruled ineligible by the NCAA.
Redshirt junior center Anthony Stover has been dismissed from the UCLA basketball team for failure to meet NCAA eligibility requirements.
UCLA will play its first basketball game in the renovated Pauley Pavilion against Indiana State on Nov. 9 in a nod to the roots of late Bruins coaching great John Wooden.
UCLA’s first three games since the departure of Reeves Nelson have served as a textbook case of addition by subtraction.