Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the Houston Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
Tony Parker led five Bruins in double figures with a career-high 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as 11th-seeded UCLA beat 14th-seeded UAB 92-75 on Saturday to advance to its second straight Sweet 16.
UAB junior guard Robert Brown is one those people happy to see UCLA win in the NCAA Tournament, no matter how they advanced.
Isaac Hamilton scored 36 points and hit seven 3-pointers, helping UCLA rout rival Southern California 96-70 in the Pac-12 quarterfinals on Thursday.
Zach LaVine made a name for himself in a dunk contest that lacked star punch.
Norman Powell bounced back from a four-point game with a double-digit effort and monster jam that moved UCLA into a second-place tie in the Pac-12.
Norman Powell had 20 points and eight rebounds, Isaac Hamilton scored 18 points and UCLA survived to beat Stanford 69-67 on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Norman Powell scored 22 points and UCLA broke open a tie game with a 25-4 blitz in the second half to beat Colorado 72-59 on Saturday night.
UCLA will be playing on January 2nd in the Valero Alamo Bowl against the 11th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats.
Bryce Alford scored 22 points and UCLA held off San Diego 75-68 Sunday night for the Bruins’ sixth straight victory at home.
Freshman Kevon Looney had 17 points and 14 rebounds for his first double-double, and UCLA pulled away in the second half to beat Coastal Carolina 84-71 Sunday night in a matchup of NCAA tournament teams from last season.
Norman Powell led six players in double figures with 25 points and UCLA routed Montana State 133-78 Friday night, giving Bruins coach Steve Alford a victory in season openers for each of the last 17 years.
Four starters lost, including three to the NBA draft. A slew of newcomers. There’s some instability at UCLA.
Los Angeles is a great place to live in the fall. And thanks to the agreeable weather that lasts practically until Thanksgiving, heading out to sporting events is just that much more enjoyable.
The Minnesota Vikings have selected UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr with the ninth overall pick of the NFL draft.