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Three Hits: Gators not satisfied with another Elite 8 berth

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Overall No. 1-seed Florida is back among the Elite, but unlike the last three consecutive times, the Gators want to be in the Final Four. Florida beat UCLA 79-68 Thursday night at FedExForum to advance to Saturday's regional final against 11-seed Dayton. Here are three observations from the game. 1. Wilbekin took over with one shot clean over a tall Travis Wear...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Scottie Wilbekin Hits Ridiculous One-Handed Fadeaway over 6’10” Travis Wear

  How in the world did Scottie Wilbekin make this shot? The senior point guard absolutely took over Florida’s Sweet 16 game against UCLA on Thursday night, scoring 13 points, including seven down the stretch. These two points were the Gators’ dagger for the win, 79-68. [SB Nation] The post Scottie Wilbekin Hits Ridiculous One-Handed Fadeaway over 6’10” Travis Wear appeared...
Via Diehardsport
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins compare Florida to a Pac-12 rival

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA departed for their first Sweet 16 trip since 2008 Tuesday and the good news for the fourth-seeded Bruins is that their opponent in Memphis Thursday - No. 1 overall seed Florida - reminds them of another No. 1 seed they faced recently and defeated in Arizona. The bad news: That last playoff trip in 2008 was ended by Florida in the Final Four. Two years before that...
Via Fox Sports West
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Time for UCLA to take a bigger step

The winning streak that stretched back to before Thanksgiving was essentially snapped in about 30 minutes. Now, about the losing streak that stretches back eight years…. The headlines Sunday afternoon were all about UCLA's advancing to its first Sweet 16 in six years by obliterating Stephen F. Austin's 29-game winning streak with a 77-60 victory at Viejas Arena. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wear on Sweet 16

Travis Wear talked about the matchups with Florida and how UCLA will deal with the Gators' athleticism...
Via ucla.scout.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Travis Wear on Saturday

UCLA forward Travis Wear talks about the matchup with Stephen F. Austin and whether the size advantage for UCLA will play a role in the game...
Via ucla.scout.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Travis Wear on Hitting Stride

UCLA forward Travis Wear talks about his improved play in recent weeks and how the team is gelling heading into the NCAA Tournament...
Via ucla.scout.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA rolls over Stanford 84-59 in Pac-12 semifinal

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Norman Powell scored 22 points, Travis Wear added 16 and UCLA started its rout of Stanford early, rolling over the Cardinal 84-59 in the Pac-12 semifinals on Friday night. Coming off a rout in the quarterfinals, UCLA (25-8) started another one by building a 12-point lead in the opening four minutes. The Bruins kept making shots and kept building the lead, racing...
Via Fox Sports West
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA rolls past Stanford, to face Arizona for Pac-12 title

LAS VEGAS -- Norman Powell scored 22 points, Travis Wear added 16 and UCLA started its rout of Stanford early, rolling over the Cardinal 84-59 in the Pac-12 semifinals on Friday night. Coming off a rout in the quarterfinals, UCLA (25-8) started another one by building a 12-point lead in the opening four minutes. The Bruins kept making shots and kept building the lead, racing off...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Three things to watch: This weekend in SoCal college hoops

With conference races tightening up, this weekend becomes a crucial one for many Southern California college basketball teams. UCLA and USC are in the Bay Area and the Bruins already have one win under their belts, the top of the Big West will all engage in must-win contests and San Diego State is out to avenge a loss that came nearly a year ago. Here are three things to know about...
Via Fox Sports West
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wear hits putback and UCLA beats Oregon 70-68

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Travis Wear's putback with 5.3 seconds to go gave UCLA a 70-68 victory over slumping Oregon on Thursday night. Jordan Adams finished with 19 points for UCLA (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12), which has won five of its last six games to sit at second in the league's standings behind top-ranked Arizona. Joseph Young had 25 points for Oregon (14-6, 2-8), which was coming...
Via Fox Sports West
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Wear hits putback and UCLA beats Oregon 70-68

Travis Wear's putback with 5.3 seconds to go gave UCLA a 70-68 victory over slumping Oregon on Thursday night. Jordan Adams finished with 19 points for UCLA (17-4, 6-2 Pac-12), which has won five of its last six games to sit at second in the league's standings behind top-ranked Arizona. Joseph Young had 25 points for Oregon (14-6, 2-8), which was coming off a 71-44 victory...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-ranked Arizona braces for tough road test vs. UCLA

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The storylines are always plentiful when it comes to Arizona vs. UCLA basketball. Famed program (UCLA) vs. its pre-eminent challenger for West Coast dominance (Arizona). Rosters filled with marquee recruits. Prestige, pride and publicity on the line. And, as is often the case, both teams trying to get a leg up on the rest of the competition in the Pac-12 Conference...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Morehead St.-UCLA Preview

Though UCLA has fared well despite starting the season short-handed, it will gladly welcome one of its top players back to the court. Senior forward Travis Wear expects to make his season debut Friday night when the No. 22 Bruins look to start 4-0 for the time in six years against visiting Morehead State in a regional matchup of the Las Vegas Invitational. A staple in UCLA'...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

It’s all in the family at UCLA

Send to KindleCredit: UCLA Athletics The UCLA Bruins are not exactly a reclamation project, so when Steve Alford walks out on the court at Pauley Pavilion Friday night against Drexel, the expectations of the average Bruins fan are going to be at major heights.  Inside of Alford’s opening act at UCLA, will be his sons wearing the powder blue uniforms.  Kory is a redshirt-sophomore...
Via College Chalktalk
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA's Travis Wear diagnosed with appendicitis

UCLA senior forward Travis Wear has been diagnosed with appendicitis. CBS Sports is reporting that Wear was treated at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and the timetable for his return to the court has yet to be determined. Last season the 6-foot-10 senior proved to be a strong asset for the Bruins averaging 10.9 points and 5.2 rebounds a game. With Wear out, Bruins’ head coach...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wear diagnosed with appendicitis

UCLA forward Travis Wear has been diagnosed with appendicitis. The fifth-year senior didn't practice Monday and was being treated at a hospital. A team spokesman says there's no timetable for Wear to return. Wear averaged 10.9 points and 5.2 rebounds while starting 31 of 32 games last season. He was expected to be a key part of the Bruins' frontcourt again this season...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Wear diagnosed with appendicitis

UCLA forward Travis Wear has been diagnosed with appendicitis. The fifth-year senior didn't practice Monday and was being treated at a hospital. A team spokesman says there's no timetable for Wear to return. Wear averaged 10.9 points and 5.2 rebounds while starting 31 of 32 games last season. He was expected to be a key part of the Bruins' frontcourt again this season...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA practices underway under new coach Alford

LOS ANGELES -- It's a bold new world for UCLA basketball with the Bruins now officially practicing new head coach Steve Alford's system. Changes are in store, but the attitude in Westwood is that the changes are good and fit the skill sets of the team a little more so than former head coach Ben Howland's system did. Here's an early look at the Bruins after just...
Via Fox Sports West
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA Postgame: Travis Wear

FOX Sports NEXT spoke one-on-one withe Travis Wear after the Bruins 66-64 win over Arizona in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals.
Via collegebasketball.scout.com
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UCLA rallies late to overcome Arizona State

LAS VEGAS, Nev. For most of the game, UCLA chased Arizona State all over the floor. The Bruins finally caught up when it mattered. Top-seeded and No. 21 UCLA avoided an upset with an 80-75 victory over the Sun Devils in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals, overcoming a 15-point second-half deficit when Travis Wear scored six consecutive points in the final 90 seconds and ASU missed...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins rally in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Shabazz Muhammad scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Travis Wear hit a jumper with 11 seconds left and No. 21 UCLA rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat Arizona State 80-75 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. Wearing new uniforms with sleeves and camouflage-patterned shorts that looked like pajamas, the top-seeded Bruins (24-8) played like they...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

ASU can't hold off top seed UCLA, bows out

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Shabazz Muhammad scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Travis Wear hit a jumper with 11 seconds left and No. 21 UCLA rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat Arizona State 80-75 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. Wearing new uniforms with sleeves and camouflage-patterned shorts that looked like pajamas, the top-seeded Bruins (24...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 21 UCLA 80, Arizona St. 75

Shabazz Muhammad scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, Travis Wear hit a jumper with 11 seconds left and No. 21 UCLA rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat Arizona State 80-75 in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. Wearing new uniforms with sleeves and camouflage-patterned shorts that looked like pajamas, the top-seeded Bruins (24-8) played like they...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Howland after USC

Ben Howland talks about how UCLA beat USC without Travis Wear, how well Tony Parker played, and the quick turnaround before the next game...
Via ucla.scout.com
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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