Gary Payton II Leads Oregon State Past UCLA, 66-55Gary Payton II had 18 points and five steals as Oregon State held off a furious UCLA second-half rally to win 66-55 Thursday night.
UCLA Rallies In 2nd Half To Beat UC Riverside 77-66Another slow start had UCLA coach Steve Alford questioning his team's toughness at halftime. He demanded to know who was going to be a leader and bring energy against an upstart UC Riverside team.
Inexperienced UCLA Basketball Will Lean On NewcomersFour starters lost, including three to the NBA draft. A slew of newcomers. There's some instability at UCLA.
No. 4 UCLA Finishes No. 11 Tulsa 76-59, To Play No. 12 Stephen F. Austin SundayJordan Adams scored 21 points and Norman Powell added 15 in his hometown to lead fourth-seeded UCLA to a 76-59 victory over 13th-seeded Tulsa on Friday night, spoiling the NCAA tournament head coaching debut of Danny Manning.
Pac-12 Champs UCLA Look To Stay Hot As They Face No. 13 Tulsa Steve Alford, in his first year at UCLA and 23rd overall as a head coach, led Indiana to the national championship in 1987. Manning led Kansas to the title the following season.
Alford, UCLA Draw Tulsa In NCAA OpenerUCLA will open the NCAA tournament as a No. 4 seed against Tulsa in San Diego on Friday.
Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson Lead No. 18 UCLA Over UC Santa Barbara, 89-76Jordan Adams scored 22 points and Kyle Anderson added 21 to lead No. 18 UCLA to an 89-76 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday night.
No. 22 UCLA Survives Drexel In Steve Alford's Debut As CoachJordan Adams scored 16 points and No. 22 UCLA held off Drexel 72-67 Friday night in Steve Alford's debut as coach of the Bruins.
UCLA Routs Cal State San Bernardino, 96-66, In Steve Alford's DebutJordan Adams scored 18 of his 25 points in the first half to help Steve Alford win his first game as UCLA's coach, a 96-66 exhibition victory over Cal State San Bernardino on Wednesday night.
UCLA's Travis Wear Diagnosed With AppendicitisUCLA forward Travis Wear has been diagnosed with appendicitis.
Steve Alford's Bruins Ranked No. 23 In NCAA Basketball Coaches PollSteve Alford's UCLA Bruins will enter the NCAA Basketball season ranked No. 23 in coaches poll.