Posted November 13, 2012 on
Shabazz Muhammad's family released a statement in reaction to the NCAA deeming him ineligible hourse before UCLA's first game...
BEST OF MAXIM
UCLA is expected to file a formal appeal with the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon regarding its decision to declare freshman basketball player Shabazz Muhammad ineligible due to a violation of amateurism rules, people close to the situation who were not authorized to speak publicly told The Times.
UCLA's case is expected to be heard before the NCAA appeals committee this Friday...
Super recruit Shabazz Muhammad has been ruled ineligible by the NCAA because his amateurism was called into question. This has been a saga that has been drawn out far longer than anyone anticipated, and even though Muhammad’s family has continued to defend his amateurism, the NCAA still ruled against him.Baxter Holmes of the Los Angeles Times reported a conversation overheard...
THE AIR UP THERE
Josh Smith, center for UCLA, had an unfortunate incident with the air and a basketball on Tuesday night. Smith, who has been the ire of many UCLA fans due to not performing up to high expectations, did himself no favors when he airballed a layup against UC Irvine late in the second half. Smith has been criticized for being too slow and overweight over his first two seasons, which...
UCLA filed a formal appeal with the NCAA on Wednesday regarding
freshman Shabazz Muhammad being ruled ineligible to play basketball
for violating amateurism rules.
Shabazz Muhammad is expected top be a top-3 pick in the 2013 NBA Draft regardless of whether he plays his freshman season at UCLA.
UCLA Bruins center Josh Smith had an embarrassing moment during the second half of Tuesday night's NCAA basketball game against UC Irvine when he threw up an air ball on an attempted layup.
Smith had 5 points and 5 rebounds in 14 minutes of action as UCLA barely avoided an upset with an 80-79 overtime win.
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Although Jim Mora has done more in 10 games to close UCLA's football gap with Southern California than Rick Neuheisel accomplished in the previous four years, the Bruins' first-year coach wants none of the credit.
Mora isn't taking any bows while the No. 17 Bruins (8-2, 5-2) are getting ready to play for the Pac-12 South title.
Yet UCLA has returned to national relevance...
The defensive tackle, Cassius Marsh, talks about the points at the end the Bruin defense gave up and UCLA's win...
UCLA Coach Jim Mora says Marqise Lee is "not an NFL prospect, he's an NFL for-sure" and that he could "start in the NFL right now." Surely Mora was talking about Lee's receiving abilities, but will Mora also have to plan for Lee on defense?