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UCLA Basketball: And The Academy Award Goes To . . .

If UCLA Basketball could win Academy Awards, who would go home with the golden statue? Last night the world witnessed the 89th Academy Awards. The show was glamorous and full of stars, which got me thinking—if UCLA Basketball could win Academy Awards for this season, who would be taking home that beautiful golden statue? Best […] UCLA Basketball: And The Academy Award Goes To...
Via Go Joe Bruin
3 hours ago

UCLA Women’s Basketball: Pac-12 Tournament Schedule and Preview

The UCLA Women’s Basketball team is heading to Seattle to battle with the rest of the conference in the 2017 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament and we have the information and preview for you! Can you feel it? March Madness is upon us and the UCLA Women’s Basketball team is ready to rock! The Bruins look […] UCLA Women’s Basketball: Pac-12 Tournament Schedule and Preview...
Via Go Joe Bruin
5 hours ago

UCLA Basketball: Bruins Are Now Ranked 3rd in the Latest AP Poll

The UCLA Basketball team has moved up to #3 in the AP Poll after their victory over Arizona as we head into the final week of the regular season. The UCLA Basketball team is now garnering the attention that they so rightly deserve and it is about time. Though they have been getting love from the […] UCLA Basketball: Bruins Are Now Ranked 3rd in the Latest AP Poll - Go Joe Bruin...
Via Go Joe Bruin
13 hours ago

UCLA Football: Go Joe Bruin Talks To MarkRogersTV About the Running Backs

Go Joe Bruin and MarkRogersTV continue their position breakdown of the UCLA Football team as they turn their attention to the running backs and how they look going into the 2017 season. The UCLA Football team was not good at running the ball last season and it was not for a lack of effort. Heck, […] UCLA Football: Go Joe Bruin Talks To MarkRogersTV About the Running Backs - Go...
Via Go Joe Bruin
14 hours ago

UCLA Women’s Basketball Team Ends Regular Season With Arizona Road Sweep

The UCLA Women’s Basketball team have defeated both Arizona schools to end the regular season and head into the post-season with a lot of momentum. What a way to end the regular season… by sweeping the Arizona schools on the road. Sure you know about what the men did, but the UCLA Women’s Basketball (22-7, 13-5) team […] UCLA Women’s Basketball Team Ends Regular Season...
Via Go Joe Bruin
15 hours ago

UCLA basketball gets revenge on Arizona

On Saturday, against the no.4 team in the nation in Arizona, UCLA basketball proved just how good they are. The Bruins beat Arizona 77-72, moving them to 26-3 on the year and 13-3 in the Pac-12. Although many have doubted UCLA the entire year, they should be considered national title contenders by everyone after beating the Wildcats. The game was a massive contrast from the first...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ball's father says comment about Lakers was misquoted

LaVar Ball says he was misquoted in light of reported comments stating that his son, UCLA star Lonzo Ball, would only play for the Los Angeles Lakers.The comments caused a stir on Saturday, particularly due to the fact that the Lakers may not get a good enough pick to have a shot at Ball, who is currently projected to be a top two pick. LaVar Ball quickly tried to clarify his comments...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball's dad tries to clarify 'he'll only play for the Lakers' remark

Opponents are having trouble stopping UCLA's Lonzo Ball. The bigger problem for the fantastic freshman may come off the court, from the mouth of his dad, LaVar.Before Lonzo Ball and the Bruins went on the road to upend Arizona on Saturday, LaVar Ball went on a radio station in Arizona and said: Papa Ball's comments caused a stir and after the Bruins' victory, he sought to clarify...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

EXOS workouts designed for specific drills of NFL combine

PHOENIX (AP) UCLA's Eddie Vanderdoes barrels toward the orange cone, plants his left foot outside it to make a cut, then slides his right foot to the inside before finishing the drill. Two of his workout partners notice the gaffe and chuckle, though Vanderdoes doesn't seem to notice, his focus more on trying to catch his breath. Vanderdoes takes his second turn on the agility...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Whicker: Lonzo Ball never let a turbulent game get out of his control

TUCSON, Ariz. >> Lonzo Ball plays like Sgt. Joe Friday on Dragnet. Just the facts, ma'am. For such a crowd-pleaser he rarely aspires for the spectacular. The intriguing thing about him, and also about UCLA, is that he leaves you wondering just how much is underneath, in times of emergency. Maybe those moments are waiting next month.
Via LA Daily News
2 days ago

Watch LaMelo Ball Get Ruthlessly Crossed Up

LaMelo Ball, the younger brother of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, has made a name for himself this season. After calling out a shot from half court and scoring 92 points in a single game, the Chino Hills High School (California) sophomore might be just as famous as his older brother. RELATED: Lonzo Ball's Brother LaMelo Scored 92 Points in a High School Game But after his amazing 92-point...
Via Stack
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball's father says son is better than Curry right now

Last week, Lonzo Ball’s father, LaVar, told TMZ that his son, a UCLA freshman point guard, would be better than Steph Curry, saying of the two-time MVP, “you only consider him good because he won a couple of championships.“We can cut Mr. Ball some slack for that one. He was excited about his son’s success and maybe got carried away in a webcam interview with TMZ. Surely...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 UCLA routs USC 102-70, snaps 4-game skid against rival

LOS ANGELES (AP) Bryce Alford scored 26 points, including 10 straight in the second half, and No. 6 UCLA beat Southern California 102-70 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game skid against its crosstown rival while improving to 5-0 in February. Playing their first game in six days, the Bruins (22-5, 9-5 Pac-12) avenged an 84-76 loss at USC last month to remain the league's only...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bryce Alford, Most Fun NBA Draft Prospects with Ricky O'Donnell

In this episode, I chat with UCLA's Bryce Alford about what has been a pretty long, winding career at UCLA. He opens up a bit about what it's like to be a polarizing college athlete even among his the Bruin fanbase, about the situation this summer with his dad, growing up in the shadow of his dad, carving his own trail, and how crazy it is that he's likely to enter the top-10 in...
Via YouTube
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Father says Lonzo Ball will be better than Steph Curry

Lonzo Ball is literally balling out these days for the UCLA Bruins. The freshman averages 15.4 points on better than 55 percent shooting (43 percent from beyond the arc.)So, if you’re Ball’s dad, and you’re asked to describe your son’s play, you could be forgiven for a little hyperbole.But that doesn’t mean you can’t go too far.According to CBS Sports, Mr. Ball declared...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA's Ball has funny quote about his deep 3-pointers

Lonzo Ball has developed a little bit of a reputation for his shooting confidence after draining some three-pointers from Steph Curry range.The UCLA freshman point guard is averaging 5.6 attempts from downtown on the season and making 43.2 percent of them. This three against Oregon last week had everyone talking: Some of his long shots have prompted questions about his shot selection...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 speaks to UCLA about mascot mooning

The Pac-12 apparently had to speak to UCLA about the actions of the school’s mascot during Thursday’s basketball game against Oregon.The Bruins came back to beat the Ducks 82-79 after trailing for most of the game. They had the help of their home crowd at Pauley Pavilion, as well as the efforts of mascot Joe Bruin.During the final minute of the game, Oregon’s Jordan Bell was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA mascot tries risque move to distract Oregon free-throw shooter

As if Thursday’s showdown between the No. 10 UCLA Bruins and No. 5 Oregon Ducks did not have enough intrigue, the UCLA Bruins mascot made sure to “butt in” on the action on the court.The sensibly named Joe Bruin decided to let it all hang out while doing his best to distract and Oregon Ducks player at the free throw line at Pauley Pavilion.Standing along the baseline, Joe Bruin...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

4 College Basketball Games With A Championship Tell

Cultivating a championship college basketball team takes time, effort, perseverance and a little bit of luck—ask any of the coaching greats and they will probably hit you with the famous Seneca quote: “Luck is where preparation meets opportunity.” Now, Bill Self, Mark Few and Dana Altman may not be Roman philosophers, but they do believe in being prepared when the moment to...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMelo Ball dropped 92 points in a high school game

When you’ve got talent, you’ve got talent, and LaMelo Ball has it in spades. The younger brother of UCLA standout Lonzo Ball, LaMelo had himself quite a night. He scored 92 points in a 146-123 win, as his Chino Hills team defeated Los Osos High School. The younger Ball is committed to UCLA, having made that commitment at the tender age of 13. You might remember him from when...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

High school sophomore scores 92 points in game

College basketball fans already know how good UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is, but what’s scary is that his youngest brother may be even better.LaMelo Ball, a sophomore at Chino Hills High School in Southern California and the third of three talented basketball-playing Ball brothers, scored 92 points in his team’s 146-123 win over Los Osos High School on Tuesday night. 92 points...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

1992-93 Season Stats Added to College Basketball Reference

As we work our way back in adding seasons of college basketball data, we're happy to announce that player and team statistics for the 1992-93 season are now live on our college basketball site. This gives the site a full 25 seasons of player and team stats. The 1992-93 college basketball season, the final season of the 45-second shot clock, featured North Carolina defeating Michigan...
Via Sports-Reference
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Arizona's Allonzo Trier cleared to play after drug test comes back negative

It was revealed earlier in the week that the reason Arizona Wildcats sophomore guard Allonzo Trier hadn't played basketball yet this season was due to a suspension from the NCAA for PED usage.But that Trier was suspended for PED usage definitely does not tell the full story here.ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported on Thursday that Trier unknowingly took a PED after being given to it by...
Via The Comeback
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Bryce Alford has hilarious response to taunts

Bryce Alford had a funny response Saturday to the opposing fans taunting him. The UCLA senior had another strong game for the Bruins during the team’s 83-82 road win over Utah on Saturday. During the game, Alford, whose father Steve coaches UCLA, heard some taunts from the Utes fans. "Daddy's boy!" chants after Bryce Alford drains a deep three-pointer. UCLA and Utah are tied...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCLA’s T.J. Leaf ruins Cal defender with vicious dunk

The UCLA Bruins are awesome at basketball again, and while point guard Lonzo Ball gets the most talk (for good reason; he may be the No. 1 overall draft pick in June), 6’10” freshman T.J. Leaf is a very special talent himself. The Cal Golden Bears found that out on Thursday night when Leaf made a great move to drive to the lane from the three-point line, before then throwing...
Via The Comeback
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss
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