UCLA meets ASU in Pac-12 quarters
No. 7 seed UCLA (17-15, 10-9) vs. No. 2 seed Arizona State (21-9, 12-6)
Pac-12 Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
UCLA faces Stanford in Pac-12 tourney
No. 10 seed Stanford (15-15, 8-10) vs. No. 7 seed UCLA (16-15, 9-9)
Pac-12 Conference Tournament First Round, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
UCLA hangs on to beat Oregon State 68-67 after blowing lead
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA won its first three games under interim coach Murry Bartow with Chris Smith in the starting lineup. Having lost four of its last five, Bartow decided to put Smith back in...
UCLA routs Arizona 90-69 to end 3-game skid; Wilkes has 34
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in a long time, UCLA played 40 minutes together. The Bruins shared the ball, defended and didn't let up.
Kris Wilkes led the way with a career-high 34 points, Moses Brown had 11 points and 15 rebounds, and the Bruins routed Arizona 90-69 on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.
It was UCLA's largest margin of victory between the rivals since a 71-49 win on Feb. 26, 2011, and fifth-biggest in the series that began in 1923.
UCLA, USC meet amid rocky seasons for crosstown rivals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fired coach. A transfer. Suspensions. Injuries. UCLA and Southern California have experienced it all barely halfway through the season.
UCLA beats Stanford 92-70, snaps skid in Bartow’s debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mired in a four-game skid and having fired its coach in-season for the first time in the program's 100-year history, UCLA went back to the past to right itself.
The Bruins appointed Murry Bartow interim coach after dismissing Steve Alford on Monday. The same day assistant Tyus Edney, who helped win the school's record 11th national championship in 1995, addressed the team.
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 knocks LMU from unbeaten ranks with 82-58 win
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Hands was whipping the ball around, getting it to all his teammates. When he wasn't dishing out 10 assists, the sophomore scored 17 points for his first career double-double.
UCLA got balanced scoring in its most consistent game of the season and knocked Loyola Marymount from the unbeaten ranks with an 82-58 victory on Sunday night.
Moses leads No. 21 UCLA to 95-58 rout of Saint Francis (Pa.)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a tale of two halves for No. 20 UCLA. Moses Brown was dominant in both.
The 7-foot-1 freshman had 23 points, 14 rebounds and eight blocks to help the Bruins pull away from Saint Francis of Pennsylvania for a 95-58 victory on Friday night.
"I wish I had him longer than what I'm going to have him because he's special," UCLA coach Steve Alford said.