Whicker: UCLA Bruins reach the end of the line
The Pasadena Star-News
“We got outplayed tonight,” said Lonzo Ball, after Kentucky took apart UCLA 86-75 in what Ball acknowledged was his final game for UCLA, as if we didn't know. “I had a lot of great memories and made a lot of relationships,” he said. “It was fun, but it ...
UCLA can't keep pace with Kentucky and is beaten at its own game in Sweet 16
Los Angeles Times
The team that had trampled others for nearly five months got overrun at the worst possible time, UCLA's defense picked apart in the second half by the same Kentucky players the Bruins had vanquished earlier this season. The third-seeded Bruins were no ...
UCLA Bruins Coach Steve Alford to ESPN: “I am absolutely 100 percent not going to Indiana.”
Let me spell this out for all the Alford apologists and national media who think that Bruin fans are under the illusion that UCLA should win the title every year. That's not true. But, at the same time, we do expect that our coach will lead our team to ...
UCLA Bruin Baseball vs. UC Berkeley Golden Bears Series Preview
The UCLA Bruin Baseball team (7-11, 1-2 PAC 12) continues its eight game home stand this weekend, hosting the UC Berkeley Golden Bears (9-9, 1-2 PAC 12) for a three game series at Jackie Robinson Stadium. First pitch for tonight's game is at 6 p.m. PT.
Malik Monk is the streaky scorer who holds the keys to Kentucky's Final Four chances
Watching Kentucky's Malik Monk when he's on fire is like witnessing multiple NBA players morph into one. He curls off screens and rises like J.J. Redick but can create his own shot like C.J. McCollum. He plays the passing lanes like John Wall and has a ...
Why Usain Bolt analogy foretells a UCLA win over Kentucky
New York Post
UCLA (PK) over Kentucky: The Bruins may fall before the Final Four, but not to a team that thinks it can win a race against Usain Bolt. On Dec. 3 in Lexington, UCLA defeated Kentucky, 97-92, and another high-scoring game with extra possessions will ...
Why Kentucky-UCLA battle could surpass the hype
New York Post
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The hype was warranted. The preseason expectations were well within reason. Kentucky and UCLA were predicted to be two of the best teams in the country based on their fantastic freshmen, and neither has disappointed — a combined ...
Hamidou Diallo planning on suiting up for Kentucky next year
MEMPHIS – On the eve of John Calipari's return to the city where he spent nine seasons as a head coach before leaving for Kentucky, and where it's been nearly as long since he's coached a game, old friends and familiar faces packed into the Peabody ...