LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin lay in bed and watched UCLA basketball games for years, pondering how he would coach the Bruins if he ever got the chance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin was hired as UCLA's basketball coach Tuesday, ending a bumpy, months-long search to find a replacement for the fired Steve Alford.
Indicted UCLA men’s soccer coach resigns
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned in the wake of his indictment in the college admissions scandal.
School spokeswoman Liza David said Friday that Salcedo...
UCLA fires Steve Alford as basketball coach after 6 seasons
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Alford was fired as UCLA basketball coach in his sixth season on Monday, with the Bruins mired in a four-game skid that included losses at home to Belmont and Liberty.
Athletic director Dan Guerrero said assistant Murry Bartow will serve as interim coach through the end of the season.
UCLA is 7-6 and in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament despite a talented roster that includes sophomore Kris Wilkes and freshman Moses Brown.
UCLA extends suspensions of Hill, Riley until end of season
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has extended the suspensions of freshmen basketball players Jalen Hill and Cody Riley through the end of the season as a result of their admitted shoplifting during the team's trip to China in November.
Athletic director Dan Guerrero and coach Steve Alford announced the decision in a joint statement released Friday. The Bruins left campus on Thursday ahead of their game against No. 7 Kentucky on Saturday in New Orleans.
Chip Kelly returns to college coaching with UCLA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chip Kelly is headed to UCLA with plans to create another Pac-12 powerhouse.
The coach who helped changed college football with his groundbreaking offense at Oregon agreed to a five-year, $23.3 million deal on Saturday to return to the sideline with the Bruins.
At some point, next year becomes more important than this season for some college football programs.
It’s the dirty not-so-little secret that a senior class becomes less of a priority this time of year than a new coach and the next class of recruits.
Just ask Scott Quessenberry, a 41-game starter on the offensive line for UCLA whose chance at finishing his career in a bowl game was downgraded by athletic director Dan Guerrero, who fired coach Jim Mora on Sunday.
UCLA fires football coach Jim Mora late in 6th season
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Mora's tenure at UCLA began with three years of enormous promise. It ended with the school abruptly firing the coach late in his sixth season — and on his birthday, no less.
UCLA dismissed Mora on Sunday with one game left in the regular season. Athletic director Dan Guerrero announced the shocking move one day after rival Southern California's 28-23 victory over the Bruins (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12), who have lost six of nine while going winless on the road this season.
One day after UCLA lost its third straight rivalry game to USC, the school announced that it has fired head coach Jim Mora.
Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch, the former Michigan pass game coordinator, will take over as interim head coach.
The Bruins (5-6) finish the regular season on Friday with a chance to clinch bowl eligibility at home against California.
Mora is due a buyout worth more than $12 million. UCLA said the terms will be honored and covered by department-generated funds.
UCLA to honor Ann Meyers Drysdale with court naming
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The practice court for the UCLA women's basketball team will be named for Bruins great Ann Meyers Drysdale when the facility opens next year.
The university's athletic department said Friday that an anonymous donor made a "significant financial contribution" to the Mo Ostin Basketball Center project. As part of the gift, the donor requested that the practice court be named in Meyers Drysdale's honor.