SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jules Bernard scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half, making all four of his field goals, as UCLA broke away to defeat Utah 76-61 on Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored a career-high 25 points on his 20th birthday and UCLA overwhelmed Arizona to start the second half before pulling away to a 74-60 victory on Thursday...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA keeps on winning, even while its margin gets tighter and tighter.
Cody Riley had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the 23rd-ranked Bruins outlasted pesky Oregon State...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Not long after punctuating his 21st birthday with a clutch 3-pointer for UCLA, Jules Bernard had to think quickly when teammate Russell Stong tried to douse him with a...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 23 points despite second-half foul trouble and Indiana’s defense shut down No. 4 Iowa in an 81-69 comeback victory Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jules Bernard had 20 points and nine rebounds, and first-place UCLA survived a scare from last-place Washington to win 81-76 on Saturday for its sixth straight...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Juzang scored a career-high 17 points and UCLA rolled to a 91-61 victory over Washington State on Thursday, extending its overall winning streak to five and its...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Cody Riley scored eight of his career-high 22 points in overtime and UCLA outlasted a short-handed Arizona State 81-75 Thursday night.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The NCAA Tournament was unlikely for UCLA four games into the Pac-12 Conference schedule. With three games to go in the regular season, the Bruins are making a case to get...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Defense travels.
UCLA coach Mick Cronin has been drilling this mantra into his team since he arrived in Westwood and his players are responding.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UCLA Bruins are making a habit of these comeback victories.
Chris Smith scored 20 points and Cody Riley added 15 points and seven rebounds as UCLA rallied from a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Riley got his first shot to fall in overtime, and that gave him the determination to get more.
Riley scored 11 of his 19 points in overtime to lead UCLA to a 86-83...
UCLA (7-4) vs. North Carolina (6-5)
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: North Carolina looks to end its four-game losing streak as it goes up against UCLA....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was Cody Riley's turn and he made the most of it.
The sophomore had career-highs of 21 points and 11 rebounds to help UCLA rout Denver 81-62 on Sunday in the Bruins'...
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — UCLA fumbled its way through the first half, giving the Maui Invitational’s upset specialist all they needed: a chance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA had its best half of the season, led by a newly aggressive Chris Smith.
The junior guard scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half to go with eight rebounds, Tyger...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyger Campbell scored 15 points, Cody Riley added 14 and UCLA rallied in the second half to defeat Long Beach State 69-65 on Wednesday night in Mick Cronin's debut as Bruins...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shane Gatling picked a good time for a career night. With his mother celebrating her birthday at historic Pauley Pavilion, Gatling almost couldn't miss.
He had career highs of 28 points and seven 3-pointers, helping the Buffaloes beat UCLA 84-73 on Wednesday night and sending the Bruins to their fifth loss in seven games.
Gatling was 8 of 10 from the floor, missed just two of his nine 3-point attempts and made 5 of 6 free throws.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA's Cody Riley hurt his jaw at practice and will miss at least the first three weeks of the basketball season.
The school said Friday that Riley got hurt in practice Wednesday but didn't provide any details.
The redshirt freshman forward will be re-evaluated next week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Getting bounced out of the First Four a year after a Sweet 16 appearance. Losing three players as the result of a shoplifting incident in China. Having the Pac-12 scoring leader leave early as a first-round draft pick.
UCLA couldn't hit the reset button fast enough.
Even with Aaron Holiday off to the NBA, the 21st-ranked Bruins are loaded with talent and expectations are once again high in Westwood.
Last season: 21-12, lost to St. Bonaventure in First Four of NCAA Tournament.
Coach: Steve Alford.
Who's gone: Guard Aaron Holiday (NBA), forward G.G. Goloman, center Thomas Welsh (NBA).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA guard Jaylen Hands has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore season.
Hands joins guard Kris Wilkes and forward Cody Riley in deciding to forgo the pro ranks for now.
Hands averaged 9.9 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists for the Bruins last season. The San Diego native started 15 of 31 games in which he appeared.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The father of UCLA guard LiAngelo Ball says he plans to withdraw his son from school because of concerns related to the freshman's indefinite suspension for his participation in a shoplifting incident during the Bruins' trip to China.
The younger Ball, along with freshmen Jalen Hill and Cody Riley, have been barred from all team activities as part of their suspension for shoplifting from three high-end stores last month when UCLA opened its season overseas.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA's three suspended basketball players are working out on their own while they await a final decision on whether they'll be allowed to play for the Bruins this season.
Coach Steve Alford said Tuesday that he doesn't think "we're talking about months" regarding a timetable to decide the fate of freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley, all of whom were detained for shoplifting in China earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three UCLA basketball players detained for shoplifting at three high-end stores in China publicly apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely.
Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley won't be allowed to suit up, practice or travel with the team while the university continues to sort out the circumstances of last week's incident in Hangzhou, China, Alford said during a news conference at Pauley Pavilion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking whether three UCLA basketball players released from detention in China will thank him.
Trump said he raised their case with China's president when he visited Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) in Beijing last week.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home, where they may be disciplined by the school as a result of the international scandal.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Asia (all times local):
President Donald Trump says he's hopeful that three American college basketball players detained in China will get to come home soon.
Trump says he had a long conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) about the case. Trump says "they're working on it right now."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UCLA basketball team is heading back to Los Angeles without three players arrested on shoplifting charges in China, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Led by freshman Kris Wilkes with 18 points, No. 21 UCLA overcame the loss of three other freshmen who were held out to beat Georgia Tech 63-60 in the teams' season opener on Saturday in China.
Fellow freshman Jaylen Hands added 14 points, Aaron Holiday had 11 and Thomas Welsh had 10 for the Bruins, who used defense in the closing minutes to hold off the Yellow Jackets.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Washington coach Mike Hopkins has taken multiple teams overseas with USA Basketball, coaching in Olympics, world championships and various events.
Each time a team goes on an international trip, the message is the same: Enjoy yourselves, but realize you're in a foreign country. The laws and culture are not the same as those in the United States, so be aware and respectful.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are investigating three Americans following media reports that three UCLA freshmen were arrested for shoplifting ahead of their basketball game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai.
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the case was in the hands of local police.
BOSTON (AP) — Lonzo Ball says he has not spoken with his younger brother LiAngelo since he and two other UCLA basketball players were reportedly involved in a shoplifting incident Tuesday in China.
"I haven't talked to him yet," Lonzo Ball said Wednesday night after his Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics. "Whenever I talk to him, I'll find out more."
BEIJING (AP) — UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford will sit the three players reportedly involved in a shoplifting incident in China for Saturday's game against Georgia Tech in Shanghai.
Alford, however, declined to address the issue further.
"The University came out with a statement, so I won't have any further comment on this other than in answering that question — those individuals won't play on Saturday," Alford said Wednesday in Shanghai.