Five of the last six #1 overall picks in the NBA Draft have been one and done college players who only went to college to fine tune their skills as they prepared to head off to the NBA.
This season should be no different with guys like Nerlens Noel, Ben McLemore, and UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad all entering the draft after one college season.
Muhammad had a rough freshman season in...
Owamagbe Odighizuwa was supposed to start at defensive end for the UCLA Bruins, but hip surgery will keep him sidelined for the entire 2013 season, unfortunately.
UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa will sit out the 2013 season after surgery on his right hip Tuesday. He will have two years of eligibility remaining.
Odighizuwa, who will be a junior this fall, underwent surgery on his left hip during the off-season and did not participate in spring practice. He started experiencing pain in his right hip before spring practice began.
Charles Drakes words to his longtime friend Courtney Morgan were powerful. Concise. Convincing. Also, some of the last words he heard his best friend speak.
He told me do it! Morgan recalls the conversation the two had at Ladera Park in the spring of 2012.
His friend told him, If I had the opportunity, I would do it. Just do it, no matter what you have to do. You know how it...
UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios had dreams of shutting down Pac 12 wide receivers and locking horns with USC wide receiver Marqise Lee.
Rios now will be in for the fight of his life. The L.A. Times is reporting that Rios will miss six months and probably the whole season with a rare and deadly fungus infection in his sinus area.
Rios reportedly has undergone six surgeries to remove the...
UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios will miss the college football season after he was diagnosed with a very rare, deadly fungal infection.
Rios, projected to be a starting cornerback for the Bruins, originally had a sinus infection that later developed into something more serious. The infection turned into a fungal infection that was found behind his eye and between his brain.
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UCLA's projected starting cornerback, Marcus Rios, will miss the season with a rare life threatening fungal infection.
UCLA defensive back Marcus Rios is out six months and likely the season because he is battling a rare sinus infection.
Rios has undergone six surgeries since October for the infection, the Los Angeles Times reports. They say he will have another operation in two weeks.
Rios told The Times’ Chris Foster how deadly the disease can be.
“It started as a sinus infection last October...
NFL Team: Green Bay PackersPick No: 26Player Name: Datone JonesPosition: DESchool: UCLAHeight/Weight: 6’4", 283The Vitals: Jones is a monster. During his Senior year he had 19 tackles for a loss including 6.5 sacks.He is able to find running backs regularly and get them tackled. His size makes him a force to be reckoned with and he joins a Packers defense where he will be...
Jackie Robinson, football star? Yup, once upon a time. USC released footage of a game in 1939 between the Trojans and the UCLA Bruins, Robinson’s team, which resulted in a 0-0 tie but had some pretty good action.
In the video, you can see Robinson break a few tackles and launch a vicious hit to pop the ball loose when USC was threatening to score.
As great as Robinson looks on...
UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad announced Tuesday that he will enter the NBA draft.
Muhammad has been expected to declare for the draft. He needed to drop his classes by April 19 or he would have been given an incomplete, which would have counted against UCLAs academic progress rate.
While he attended Las Vegas Bishop Gorman, Muhammad was considered among the top two high school...
Tony Parker was disgruntled during his freshman season for the Bruins and seemed like a lock to transfer schools. But it looks like that is no longer happening.
The big man from Atlanta tweeted Sunday night to say he’s a Bruin:
UCLA I’m a Bruin
— tony parker (@tonyparker32) April 8, 2013
The tweet seemed like a strong sign that Parker would be staying in Westwood. Georgia...
COMING TO AN END
UCLA reportedly will fire longtime head coach Ben Howland. There had been speculation that Howland's job was in jeopardy.
UCLA star forward Shabazz Muhammad is not the age of 19 as UCLA’s media guide list indicates, and his father reportedly attempted to cover it up.
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BEN IS GETTING UPSET!
Oregon and UCLA clashed in the Pac 12 Tournament championship game Saturday night.With the Ducks leading 25-19 in the first half, Bruins freshman phenom Shabazz Muhammad streaks toward the basket on a fast break, before eventually being called for a charging foul.His head coach, Ben Howland, doesn't like the call at all. To show his displeasure, he rips off his jacket and proceeds...