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 By Bill Seals    Sports    February 22, 2024

UCLA to battle USC after a stunning last second loss to Utah

Under head coach Mick Cronin, the UCLA Bruins are considered one of the best defensive teams in men's college basketball. In his first four seasons at UCLA, the defense has gotten the Bruins to a...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    January 18, 2024

Bruins end losing streak face the Arizona schools this week

The 2023-2024 season has been challenging for the UCLA Bruin's men's basketball team and head coach Mick Cronin. After three consecutive Sweet 16 post season appearances, which included a Final Four...

 

UCLA slows down Watkins and hands USC it's first loss of the year

No.2 UCLA beat USC and their freshman superstar Juju Watkins and crosstown rival No. 6 USC, 71-64, in front of a sold out Pauley Pavilion crowd handing the Trojans their first loss of the season. "I...

 

Watkins continues to lead the USC women's basketball team

In the heart of Los Angeles there was a player born with more than just skills. Juju Watkins was raised on grit and purpose. That same unwavering determination shone bright last Sunday, catching the...

 

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UCLA senior Natalie Ramirez's best flight in the shot putt was 15.43m (50'-7.50") on 3/25 earlier this season. She broke her own record in her final meet at Drake Stadium on the UCLA campus when she...

 

UCLA'S JAYLEN CLARK AMONG 10 SEMIFINALISTS FOR NAISMITH MEN'S DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD

UCLA junior Jaylen Clark has been selected as one of 10 semifinalists for this season's Naismith Men's Defensive Player of the Year Award, as announced on Tuesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Clark, a 6-foot-5 guard from Riverside, Calif., is the...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    July 15, 2021

NCAA Tournament star Johnny Juzang is returning to UCLA

After one of the most amazing NCAA basketball tournament runs in years, the UCLA Bruins fell in a heartbreaking loss to Gonzaga in overtime on a Hail Mary buzzer beater, 93-90. That left all Bruins...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    March 4, 2021

UCLA men's basketball can capture the title this week

It is understandable if this season is looking a lot like last season for UCLA Bruin coach Mick Cronin. In his second season as the men's head basketball coach, Cronin has his team in position to win...

 

Dominique Darius Joins UCLA Women's Basketball Roster

High school senior Dominique Darius has enrolled early at UCLA and has joined the women's basketball team's active roster, The Michael Price UCLA Women's Head Basketball Coach Cori Close announced Monday. Darius originally signed her national letter...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    May 7, 2020

Pac-12 Basketball has Turned the Corner

The Pac-12 Conference has been known as the conference of champions and for the most part, has lived up to the nickname. Well, except in football and basketball, where the conference has struggled in...

 

How Far Can Quickness Take UCLA Women's Basketball Team

The UCLA women's basketball team is currently 22-3 and ranked No.8 in the nation but as good as they are there is something missing. Their tallest players are 6-4 and 6-2, and both of those players...

 

Bruin and Trojan Basketball Look to Strong Second Halves

The second half of the Pac-12 season can make or break the UCLA and USC men's and women's basketball seasons. The UCLA women are in the best position to stumble and still make it to the NCAA...

 

Bruins are Jubilant Over Diamond Success

The UCLA baseball and softball teams are ranked No. 1 in the latest college polls. Add to that list the Bruins No. 1 ranked beach volleyball team and the Bruins are riding high in the spring despite...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 10, 2018

Long Beach State 49ers Strike Gold in College Volleyball

Long Beach State University and UCLA played one of the most electrifying men’s volleyball games in NCAA history last Saturday inside UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in front of a crowd of 7,248. The Beach...

 

Culver's Tevian Jones Goes to Illinois

Tevian Jones, a four-star recruit in the 2018 college basketball recruiting class, has committed to play at Illinois next season. The 6'6 small forward out of Culver City, California, announced his...

 

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 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 15, 2018

UCLA goes to the Senior Prom and USC Plays in the Junior Prom

The NCAA is at it again. USC men’s basketball team takes second place in the Pac-12 regular season and second place in the one and done Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas last week and that’s not...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 8, 2018

UCLA and USC men's basketball need wins to reach Tournament

It’s that time of the year. Its win are go home for a lot of teams and it’s no different for UCLA and USC men’s basketball. If both teams expect to make it to the 2018 NCAA Division I...

 

Bruins versus Trojans play three times in four days

The UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans basketball teams will battle each other Friday, Saturday and Monday. The women will play Friday night and Monday night. The men will clash on Saturday afternoon....

 

Trojan and Bruin Men Flip-Flop Positions in Basketball

At the beginning of the season the UCLA men were the surprise team of college basketball. An early season win over Kentucky in December was the highlight of a pre-season schedule that saw the Bruins...

 

UCLA, USC Men's And Women's Basketball Teams Compete in Pac-12

Pac-12 basketball swings into high gear this weekend when UCLA and USC men’s and women’s basketball teams play important games. All four teams are competing for an opportunity to either win a...

 

Remi Meyer-Whalley has 249 assists to lead USC in 2017

Trojan senior setter Remi Meyer-Whalley has 249 assists to lead USC in 2017. USC plays a home match at the Galen Center on Sunday, September 24 at 1 p.m. against Pac-12 rival Oregon. On Saturday,...

 

USC Basketball Coach Enfield Gets Contract Extension

Fourth-year USC men’s basketball head coach Andy Enfield, who has guided the Trojans to back-to-back NCAA Tournament berths and the most victories in a season in program history, has had his contract extended through the 2023 season, USC athletic d...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 23, 2017

Spring Is A Great Time To Be A College Sports Fan

When it comes down to what is your favorite local college sports season, spring should be at the top of the list. March Madness for men and women, baseball, softball, womens gymnastics, mens and...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 16, 2017

Four Southland Teams Make The Big Dance

Four local college basketball teams punched their ticket to the 2017 NCAA Tournament that started this week. Both the UCLA men’s and women’s teams are dancing along with the USC men’s team and...

 

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