STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 27 points to help No. 21 UCLA open up Pac-12 play with an 80-66 win over Stanford on Thursday night.
The Bruins (6-2, 1-0 Pac-12) have now won three straight after dropping back-to-back games to No.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman Amari Bailey scored a career-best 19 points, Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 17 points and eight rebounds and No. 19 UCLA rebounded from a rough weekend in Las Vegas to beat Pepperdine 100-53 on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — UCLA forward Jaime Jaquez Jr. and guard Tyger Campbell spoke during the offseason about unfinished business with the Bruins and how they both wanted to come back for their senior seasons.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of five-star recruits are sure to turn heads at UCLA this season. In an era when freshmen burn brightest, however, it’s two seniors who could prove invaluable to the eighth-ranked Bruins’ NCAA title hopes.
UCLA's bid to reach consecutive Final Fours fell short last season in a rash of injuries and a tough Sweet 16 matchup.
With two of the Pac-12's best players back and a sterling freshman class, the No.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Hill, who played basketball at UCLA for three seasons until leaving last year for personal reasons, has died, according to his family and the university. He was 22.
His family posted on Instagram Tuesday that Hill had died after going missing in Costa Rica.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has added 6-foot-7 Abramo Canka of Italy to its basketball roster for the upcoming season.
Canka (ZAHN-kuh) signed a grant-in-aid and will enroll as a freshman this fall, the school said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA guard Jules Bernard has declared for the NBA draft, although the senior won’t hire an agent to preserve his eligibility.
He announced his plans Tuesday on his Instagram account.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s Peyton Watson is entering the NBA draft after one season in Westwood and hiring an agent, which officially ends his college eligibility.
Watson announced his decision Tuesday on his social media accounts.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin still exchanges texts with Saint Mary's guard Logan Johnson, even though they've gone in different directions over the past few years.
Cronin recruited Johnson to play for him at Cincinnati, but after just one season together in 2018-19, Cronin took the top job at UCLA.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin has signed a six-year contract extension as UCLA basketball coach that will keep him in Westwood through the 2027-28 season.
Athletic director Martin Jarmond announced the deal Thursday, hours before the fourth-seeded Bruins opened play in the NCAA Tournament against 13th-seeded Akron in Portland, Oregon.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UCLA sputtered through the start of its Pac-12 quarterfinal game, shots clanging, passes off the mark.
Jules Bernard kick-started the Bruins. Jaime Jacquez Jr. provided the finishing flourish.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The UCLA Bruins could shout “We're number two!” and feel good about it for now.
Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 27 points and No. 17 UCLA defeated 16th-ranked Southern California 75-68 on Saturday night to claim the No.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Tyger Campbell scored a game-high 20 points to lead No. 12 UCLA to a 94-55 rout Saturday at Oregon State.
Despite the absence of leading scorer Johnny Juzang, who missed the game with an ankle injury, the Bruins (21-6, 13-5 Pac-12) had plenty of firepower on offense and intensity on the defensive end.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the memory of their triple-overtime loss at Arizona State still fresh two weeks later, the UCLA Bruins weren't about to let the rematch slip away on their home court.
Jaylen Clark had 16 points and nine rebounds in his third straight start and the 12th-ranked Bruins avoided a second-half collapse to beat the Sun Devils 66-52 on Monday night for their third consecutive win.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA's Jaylen Clark made the most out of his rare start.
The sophomore guard was inserted into the starting five with Tyger Campbell being benched due to a violation of team rules and had a career-high 18 points and 11 rebounds in the 13th-ranked Bruins' 76-56 victory over Washington State on Thursday night.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Johnny Juzang scored 23 points, including a momentum changing four-point play, and Jaime Jaquez, Jr. added 16 to help No. 12 UCLA beat Stanford 79-70 on Tuesday night.
The Bruins (17-4, 9-3 Pac-12) ended a two-game slide.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Early on, fifth-ranked UCLA looked out of sorts in its return from a 25-day absence caused by COVID-19.
Johnny Juzang, an 87% free-throw shooter, missed his first two at the line.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nearly two-week shutdown because of COVID-19, UCLA is back. At least the fifth-ranked Bruins are trying to be.
And they finally have an opponent to play.
The team returned to practice a week ago, with everyone from coach Mick Cronin to several players having recovered after being laid low by the coronavirus.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA’s game against Alabama State on Wednesday night was called off because of COVID-19 protocols.
The decision was announced an hour before the fourth-ranked Bruins were set to take the court.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a team talented enough that anybody can score, UCLA is still working on its defense.
The second-ranked Bruins knew coach Mick Cronin was unhappy with their effort in a blowout win two nights earlier.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two highly ranked teams and a raucous crowd packed into historic Pauley Pavilion sure made it seem like it was already March Madness.
It's not just yet, although No. 2 UCLA backed up its Final Four run last spring with an 86-77 overtime victory against fourth-ranked Villanova on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA got a big win to start the season, along with a dose of bad news, too.
Johnny Juzang scored 19 points, one of four starters in double figures for the second-ranked Bruins in a 95-58 rout of Cal State Bakersfield in the teams’ season opener Tuesday night
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin is a winner even before the college basketball season starts next month.
A 3-year-old filly co-owned by Cronin won the $63,000 feature at Santa Anita by three-quarters of a length on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Riley has entered his name in the NBA draft after helping UCLA to the Final Four.
The redshirt junior forward averaged career highs of 10 points and 5.4 rebounds while starting all 31 games for the Bruins this season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has signed Rutgers transfer Myles Johnson, who will be a senior in the fall when he enrolls in graduate school...
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Michigan's decision to hire Juwan Howard raised a few eyebrows.
The former member of the Fab Five certainly had the coaching chops after spending six years as an assistant with the NBA's Miami Heat...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As he basked in the glow of a win over Michigan, UCLA coach Mick Cronin was asked whether he thought he had the kind of team in his second season in Westwood to make a Final Four run...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — UCLA has made more trips to the Final Four than any program but North Carolina...
After living on the fringes of the rankings during the regular season, Pac-12 teams are making a statement in the NCAA Tournament...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — UCLA showed plenty of fight in its overtime win over Michigan State in a First Four game in the NCAA Tournament...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one figures Evan Mobley is going to play at Southern California for more than one season...
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...