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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.
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A conversation overheard on an Aug. 7 commuter flight from Chicago to Memphis, Tenn., has prompted attorneys representing UCLA basketball player Shabazz Muhammad to call for the NCAA to drop its investigation and declare him eligible.
The conversation came to light in an email from an attorney who said she was seated behind a man who was speaking loudly about the work of his girlfriend...
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.
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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UCLA kicked off the 2012-13 season in impressive fashion despite the absence of arguably the nation's top recruit.
While it could be a while before Shabazz Muhammad debuts, the Bruins appear to have more than enough talent to get by.
Looking to open 2-0 at the new and improved Pauley Pavilion, No. 13 UCLA tries for a seventh consecutive win over UC Irvine on Tuesday night in...
NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners trimmed an 18-point second half deficit to two in the final minute, but in the end they just couldn’t come up with the plays they needed down the stretch in ultimately falling 86-80 to the UCLA Bruins.
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?