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Larry Brown Sports:
Ben Howland is one of the most active coaches in terms of working the sidelines during games, but he usually maintains his composure. That wasn’t the case on Saturday when the Bruins head coach lost it, took off his suit jacket and threw it into the stands in protest of a call.
During the first half of UCLA’s 78-69 loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 tournament championship game in Las Vegas, Bruins freshman Shabazz Muhammad was called for charging while attempting a layup in transition. The Bruins were down by six at the time, which could have factored into Howland’s mini-meltdown.
Howland got called for a technical foul for the coat toss, marking the first time he had received a technical foul since taking over the UCLA job in 2003.
Howland did get his coat back from the stands, but he was unable to lead his team to victory.
The Bruins were looking like a team that could potentially make a Sweet 16 run in the tourney, but that was before Jordan Adams got hurt. Now, they’ll probably ju...
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Ben Howland and Shabazz Muhammad having some fun with UCLA students.
Hat tip to the Daily Bruin where they said neither Howland nor Shabazz drank beer.
BEN IS GETTING UPSET!
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UCLA Bruins coach Ben Howland literally loses it, tossing his jacket into the crowd after a foul was called on Shabazz Muhammad.
We here at Outside the Boxscore love it when college basketball coaches freak out and UCLA head man Ben Howland had a pretty epic freak out at the Pac-12 championship game against the University of Oregon.
In the first half, UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad was called for charging foul and Ben showed his utter disdain for the call by flinging his suit jacket into the Las Vegas crowd...
During the first half of the Pac-12 Championship, UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad drove to the basketball on a fast-break but was called for an offensive foul. Despite being only down 6 points to the Oregon Ducks, UCLA head coach Ben Howland was so upset with the call that he launched his jacket three rows deep into the stands.
Howland was called for a technical foul, his first...