UCLA BRUINS NEWS

#2 UCLA Men’s Volleyball Hosts Rematch Against #1 Long Beach State

The Bruins lost to the 49ers in four sets at the Pyramid in Long Beach on Saturday. On Saturday, UCLA travelled down the 405 Freeway to play #1 Long Beach State and the Bruins lost on the road in four sets, 25-23, 15-25, 19-25, 21-25. Tonight, the teams meet again, but, this time, they meet in Westwood. While Saturday night’s match was important, tonight’s match may be even more...
Via Bruins Nation
12 hours ago

UCLA Basketball Weekly Presser: Aaron Holiday Deserves More Recognition

Steve Alford isn’t sure why Aaron Holiday doesn’t receive more recognition nationally. UCLA Bruins head coach Steve Alford met with the media yesterday and wouldn’t really discuss the team’s NCAA chances because he knows that isn’t going to do much. “We just know that we’re guaranteed four opportunities,” Alford said. “That’s all we’re guaranteed right and we’ve got three regular...
Via Bruins Nation
13 hours ago

UCLA Football Announces Dates of Spring Game and First Spring Practices

The Bruins will practice for two weeks before taking a break for Finals Week and Spring Break. Last week, I was concerned about the timing of the beginning of UCLA Football Spring Practices. Today, I’m less concerned. That’s because UCLA has announced the practice schedule for the first two weeks of Spring Practice along with the date of the Spring Game. Spring Practice will begin...
Via Bruins Nation
17 hours ago

UCLA Football: Angus McClure Officially Leaves UCLA for Nevada

Nevada has announced that McClure has joined their staff. The last tie to the Karl Dorrell and Rick Neuheisel eras has officially left the UCLA Football coaching staff as the University of Nevada has announced that Angus McClure has joined the Wolfpack coaching staff as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. On one hand, McClure has been credited with some of UCLA’s top...
Via Bruins Nation
1 day ago

UCLA Bruin Baseball vs. Pepperdine Waves

UCLA seeks to harness the Waves in the teams’ only meeting of 2018. The UCLA Bruin Baseball team (3-0) welcomes the Pepperdine Waves (2-2) tonight at Jackie Robinson Stadium. First pitch is at 6 p.m. PT. UCLA is coming off a series sweep of the Portland Pilots and will play one game against its Malibu neighbors before hosting Baylor this weekend. Pepperdine split a home series against...
Via Bruins Nation
1 day ago

UCLA Women’s Hoops Falls to Oregon in OT, 101-94

The Bruins mounted a second half comeback, but couldn’t hold on for the win. Tonight’s UCLA Women’s Basketball game was a tale of two halves. The first half was Oregon’s while the second half belonged to UCLA. After playing both halves, the teams were tied and it went to overtime where the Bruins just ran out of steam. In the first quarter, the Ducks came out strong. In the first...
Via Bruins Nation
2 days ago

UCLA Softball Sweeps DH At Nutter Classic; Plays Two More Today

The Bruins beat Syracuse, 6-0, and Alabama-Birmingham, 8-0 in five innings yesterday. The Bruins easily swept their doubleheader last night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic I in Cathedral City. UCLA defeated Syracuse, 6-0, and Alabama-Birmingham, 8-0 in a five-inning mercy-rule shortened game. Today, the Bruins return to action in the third and final day of the event with a...
Via Bruins Nation
2 days ago

UCLA Basketball: Alford’s Terrible Pac-12 Road History

In his UCLA career in years without Lonzo Ball, Alford has never beat a team with a winning record in the second of a road pair UCLA did what it needed to do to (barely) keep its tournament hopes alive by beating the Oregon schools. Now, it closes out with three games on the road against Utah, Colorado and Southern Cal. The scenarios go like this: 3-0: In the NCAA tournament and...
Via Bruins Nation
3 days ago

UCLA Softball Cruises Past UCSB, 9-1; Plays DH Today

The Bruins remain undefeated after a mercy-rule win on Saturday. Last night at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic, UC Santa Barbara did something no other team has done against the Bruins so far this season. The Gauchos scored first. They managed score first because Maci Fines tripled to start the game and, two batters later, Alyssa Diaz drove her in. But, if you want to beat the...
Via Bruins Nation
3 days ago

#2 UCLA Gymnastics Hosts #3 Utah In Pac-12 Clash

With championships galore, these two teams vie for control of the Pac-12. The Red Rocks come to town today and this will be no easy match up. UCLA has managed to climb from #4 at the beginning of the season to #2 nationally after scoring 197.750 on the road at Cal, and the team has a real shot at a national title. Today’s competition will display some of the best gymnastics you’ll...
Via Bruins Nation
3 days ago

UCLA Baseball: Bruins Maul Pilots, 13-0; Look to Sweep Today

The Bruins hit three homers as part of a 13-0 rout of Portland. Today, UCLA looks to break out the broom and sweep the Pilots. Junior Jon Olsen allowed just four hits and walked only one batter over seven shutout innings to pick up his first win of the season as the #13 UCLA Bruins shutout the Portland Pilots, 13-0. The Bruin bullpen threw another two scoreless innings ball to finish...
Via Bruins Nation
3 days ago

UCLA Basketball News Roundup:  The Junior Steals the Spotlight on Senior Night

Aaron Holiday shows why he should be Pac-12 Player of the Year in UCLA’s 86-78 OT win over Oregon. Senior Thomas Welsh was playing his last game at home in a four-year career, which has represented the Four Letters as well as any player ever has. But, the focus was on the junior Aaron Holiday who deserves to be Pac-12 Player of the Year. As Steve Alford said: I think he is, in my...
Via Bruins Nation
4 days ago

UCLA Bruins Outlast the Oregon Ducks in Overtime, 86-78

The Bruins pick up a big win against the Ducks as the seniors leave Pauley Pavilion with a win, but it was Aaron Holiday that saved the day. The last home game of the season for the UCLA Bruins played out tonight at Pauley Pavilion. These games always bring tons of emotion. We know that our beloved Thomas Welsh aka “Mr. Double-Double” has played his last game at Pauley, and that...
Via Bruins Nation
4 days ago

UCLA Softball Heads to Mary Nutter Classic to Face UCSB Tonight

The Bruins are now 6-0 on the season after disposing of Fordham, 4-0, on Thursday. The UCLA Softball team remains undefeated heading into this weekend’s Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic I. On Thursday, the Bruins defeated Fordham, 4-0 to win their sixth game of the young season. Now, the Bruins head into the diciest part of their schedule as UCLA will play their next 23 games away...
Via Bruins Nation
4 days ago

#2 UCLA Men’s Volleyball To Battle #1 Long Beach State

Tonight, the #2 Bruins begin a home-and-home series against #1 Long Beach State 49ers. The Bruins moved to 13-1 on the season by sweeping Southern Cal in three sets on Wednesday night. Tonight, they face what is likely to be their toughest match of the season. That’s because UCLA will travel down the 405 tonight to Long Beach where they will face the #1 ranked Long Beach State 49ers...
Via Bruins Nation
4 days ago

UCLA Baseball: Bruins Bash Portland, 7-2; Face Pilots Again This Afternoon

The Bruin offense made Jake Bird’s job a lot easier by scoring six runs in the first four innings. The Bruins opened the baseball season the right way last night — with a win. Senior Jake Bird (1-0, 0.00) held the Pilots to just one unearned run over six innings before the bullpen took over and closed the game out. Of course, the fact that Bird had a lot of run support certainly...
Via Bruins Nation
4 days ago

UCLA Football Spring Practice Begins March 6th

Chip Kelly is either mad or an absolutely genius, maybe both. With apologies to Alan Iverson, we’re going to talk about practice. Yup, we’re talkin’ bout practice...Spring Practice. In years past, UCLA Football has held Spring Practice in April. One of the reasons for that has been the fact that UCLA is on the quarter system and that means that March is filled with things like final...
Via Bruins Nation
4 days ago

#7 UCLA Women’s Hoops Faces #14/15 Oregon State Tonight

The Bruins pounded the Beavers at Pauley to start January. Now, they have to face them again in Corvallis. At the beginning of January, the UCLA Women’s Basketball team pounded the Oregon State Beavers, 84-49. But, that was a home game for the Bruins. Now, UCLA has to face them up in Corvallis. And, it probably won’t be as easy as last time. Since that last meeting, the Beavers...
Via Bruins Nation
5 days ago

#4 UCLA Women’s Water Polo Visits #7 UC Irvine Tonight

The Bruins look to bounce back from their first loss of the season last Sunday. When we last checked in on the Bruin Women’s Water Polo team, they were facing Arizona State in the Triton Invitational Semifinals. The good news is that they narrowly defeated the Sun Devils, 7-6. Against the Sun Devils, the Bruins got on the board first when Lizette Rozeboom scored with 2:46 to go...
Via Bruins Nation
5 days ago

UCLA Bruins Baseball vs. Portland Pilots Series Preview

Can UCLA take care of business right out of the gate against a Portland team looking for a new beginning after an awful 2017? The time has finally arrived. Are you ready for some BASEBALL!?! The 2018 UCLA Bruin baseball season as finally upon us, and the young Bruins are poised to take the field tonight against the University of Portland Pilots. First pitch is at 6 p.m. PT at Jackie...
Via Bruins Nation
5 days ago

Longtime UCLA staffer Angus McClure reportedly leaving for spot at Nevada

UCLA’s longest-serving assistant may no longer be patrolling the sidelines in Westwood anymore. Both FootballScoop and SI’s Bruce Feldman are reporting that Bruins tight end coach Angus McClure, who was retained by new coach Chip Kelly, is moving on to take a spot on the Nevada coaching staff handling the offensive line. SOURCE: #UCLA TE coach Angus McClure is leaving
Via College Football Talk
5 days ago

Could Chip Kelly Be on the Verge of Losing Two Coaches?

It looks like Angus McClure is leaving Westwood and Hank Fraley may be planning to do so too. This morning, FootballScoop.com and Bruce Feldman are both reporting that UCLA tight ends coach Angus McClure will join the Nevada coaching staff as offensive line coach. Feldman tweeted: Meanwhile, yesterday, Football Scoop reported that UCLA offensive line coach Hank Fraley has interviewed...
Via Bruins Nation
5 days ago

UCLA Basketball News Roundup: Game Plan Good, Execution Often Ugly

UCLA plays half a good game but that is enough to beat Oregon State As I write this the official link to post game quotes for UCLA’s 75-68 win over Oregon State goes to a 10/1/2016 UCLA football win over Arizona. In a way that screw up is appropriate after the mess of a game UCLA played against an Oregon State team that last won a conference road game in 2016. First the bad...
Via Bruins Nation
6 days ago

UCLA Basketball: Bruins Tinkle Past Beavers, 75-68

UCLA improves to 9-5 in the Pac-12 with tonight’s victory against the Oregon State Beavers. Tonight an Oregon State team came into to Pauley sporting a 5-7 Pac-12 record, 19 game road losing streak, and playing a second place UCLA team coming off a disappointing loss to Arizona State last Saturday. This game had all the makings of a UCLA blowout win. Let’s not forget the precarious...
Via Bruins Nation
6 days ago

#5/4 UCLA Softball Hosts Fordham Tonight

After beating both Cal Poly and UC Riverside on Sunday, the Bruins will play Fordham University at Easton Stadium tonight. After a stellar weekend, the Bruins head into tonight’s game 5-0 as they take on Fordham University. In game one on Sunday, redshirt sophomore Rachel Garcia pitched six innings without giving up a hit, which included eight strikeouts, and got her first win of...
Via Bruins Nation
6 days ago
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