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.
Old Big East To Become 'American Athletic Conference'The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.