Andre Hollins scored 28 points and Minnesota rolled past punchless UCLA 83-63 on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament, a game that could be Bruins freshman Shabazz Muhammad’s last in college and coach Ben Howland’s final one leading the program.
Carlos Emory scored 20 points, Johnathan Loyd added 19 and Oregon pulled away from No. 21 UCLA 78-69 to win the Pac-12 tournament championship Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
After leading the UCLA Bruins to a 66-64 win over the Arizona Wildcats, UCLA freshman Jordan Adams broke his right foot during the final play of the Pac-12 Tournament.
UCLA broke out new uniforms that looked like pajamas and played like they were barely awake well into the second half.
Shabazz Muhammad scored 21 points, Larry Drew II came up with another huge shot against Washington, and No. 23 UCLA clinched the Pac-12 Conference regular season title with a 61-54 win over the Huskies on Saturday.
Jordan Adams scored 22 points, Kyle Anderson had a career-high 21 points and 15 rebounds, and UCLA held off Arizona State 79-74 in overtime on Wednesday night to gain a share of the Pac-12 lead.
Arizona State rode the inside play of Jordan Bachynski and Carrick Felix to defeat UCLA 78-60 on Saturday and complete a sweep of the Los Angeles schools this week.
The UCLA Bruins who came into this season young and inexperienced are finally melding together.
Travis Wear scored 14 of his career-high 23 points in the second half and Jordan Adams’ two free throws with 7 seconds left sealed UCLA’s ninth straight victory, 78-75 over Colorado on Saturday.
UCLA and Jim Mora Jr. have agreed on a one-year extension as head coach for the Bruins football team, keeping him in Westwood through 2017.
Both UCLA and USC have released their 2013 football schedules, both having rare weeknight home games.
Larry Drew II scored 12 points, including a driving layup to beat the shot clock with 9 seconds remaining, and UCLA held off Utah 57-53 on Thursday night.
Kyle Anderson had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and UCLA won its sixth straight, defeating California 79-65 Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.
UCLA have suspended safety Tevin McDonald for the season finale at the Holiday Bow for violating team rules.
UCLA made strides in its first season under coach Jim Mora but again faltered down the stretch. Baylor showed it could win without Robert Griffin III, though it took until late in the season to prove the point.