Colorado State transfer Jon Octeus has committed to UCLA, CBSSports.com has learned.
The 6-4 guard averaged 13.4 points last season and will be immediately eligible in 14-15 since he's already graduated.
The addition of Octeus will help the Bruins replace the void left by the departures of Jordan Adams, Kyle Anderson, and Zach LaVine, who were all drafted in the first round...
The UCLA basketball team was defeated in the round of 16 by Florida University. As with all seasons, the next one is met with key arrivals as well as departures. With UCLA making the march back into national recognition this year, it is imperative to maintain the momentum with another big year next year.
The Bruins’ guard play was to be attributed for much of the team’s success...
The Mighty UCLA basketball program, winners of 11 National Championships, the untouchable men’s college basketball record 81-game winning streak, and house that the Legendary Wizard of Westwood, John Wooden, built. It’s hard to argue the storied success of this program.
However, those times are in the past and the Bruins were forced to undergo a much-needed facelift in the form...
UCLA will lose Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine early to the NBA draft.
Anderson's father told ESPN before the start of the season that his son would leave school after his sophomore year. He told ESPN after the Bruins' loss Thursday night to Florida in the Sweet 16 that Anderson will meet with the staff but that the plan hasn't changed.
LaVine's father, Paul, told...
UCLA guard-forward Kyle Anderson will enter the 2014 NBA draft, his father told SNY.tv.
The 6-9 sophomore had 11 points, nine rebounds, five assists and two steals in the No. 4 seed Bruins' 79-68 Sweet 16 loss Thursday to No. 1 seed Florida, which ended their NCAA tournament and possibly Anderson's college career. The performance was typical of his box score-stuffing abilities...
Kyle Anderson scored 23 points, leading four UCLA players who scored in double figures, as the Bruins handily beat USC in a Pac-12 Conference opener, 107-73, Sunday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion.
Anderson also had 12 assists for the Bruins, recording his eighth double-double of the season and 15th of his career.
Jordan Adams and Bryce Alford added 21 and 20 points for the Bruins...
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January 05, 2014
UCLA freshman Kyle Anderson spoke one-on-one with FOX Sports NEXT following the Bruins' 66-64 win over Arizona in the semifinals of the Pac-12 Tournament.
On the morning of Halloween, Kyle Anderson was called into an office. The UCLA freshman point guard expected trouble, but instead he received news he had been waiting weeks to hear.
The NCAA had cleared him, meaning he'd be eligible to play for the Bruins this season.
"Words couldn't describe how happy I was," the men's basketball guard said Friday night after...
UCLA was picked to finish second in the Pac-12 Media Poll, it was announced at Pac-12 Media Day on Thursday.
Despite being picked to finish second, the Bruins received 16 first place votes --the most in the conference-- which is one more than Arizona, who was picked to finish first.
The Bruins finished fifth in the conference last season with an 11-7 record in Pac-12 play.
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UCLA freshman Kyle Anderson has been cleared by the NCAA to play basketball this season.
Athletic director Dan Guerrero said the school was told Wednesday that Anderson can play after the NCAA ''found no evidence to substantiate claims of violations in his case.''
Anderson was being investigated for potential recruiting violations. The forward from Jersey City,...
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October 31, 2012