UCLA’s Tony Parker: Getting In Shape Is “Good For The Team And Good For The Ladies Off The Court”

Vine Big UCLA forward Tony Parker has emerged as a difference maker during the Bruins’ surprise run to the Sweet 16, and his off-season training is a big reason. After averaging just 2.4 points per game as a freshman and 6.9 as a sophomore, Parker now averages 11.4 points as a junior, and showed off a refined offensive game in the post against UAB, when he dropped 28 points in...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gonzaga vs. UCLA – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@700espn UCLA was one of the most controversial inclusions in this year’s NCAA Tournament field, but Steve Alford’s Bruins are clicking at the right time, and have made an unexpected run to the Sweet 16. After edging by SMU with the help of a very tough goaltending call, UCLA blew out fellow double-digit seed UAB for the right to face two-seed Gonzaga in Houston. The...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker Leads UCLA Basketball to Sweet 16

Tony Parker during his dominant peformance against UAB It is only fitting that this puzzling UCLA basketball team was led to their second consecutive Sweet 16 by their most enigmatic player. Tony Parker, the 6’9 junior from Atlanta, has shown flashes throughout his career, but has never lived up to his potential. As a McDonald’s All-American, he was a huge recruiting win for...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA is becoming NCAA Tournament’s big-name cinderella

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Usually, the term ”Cinderella” is reserved for one of college basketball’s smaller programs that manages to put everything together at the right time, and with a little luck, ride the magic of March Madness into the depths of the NCAA Tournament, surpassing all expectations on the way to an appearance in the Sweet 16, Elite 8, and even the Final...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA’s Tony Parker gives Allie LaForce compliments on her bracelet postgame

Tony Parker and the UCLA Bruins clinched their ticket to the Sweet 16 after a win over UAB Saturday afternoon. It was also Parker who had a monster game netting 28 points and 12 rebounds which earned him an opportunity for a postgame interview with CBS’ Allie LaForce. So what the hell, a big game on […]
Via The Majors National
10 days ago  |  Discuss

He's got game: UCLA's Parker scores career-high 28, then compliments reporter in UAB win

UCLA's Tony Parker had his wits about him as he scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in the No. 11 Bruins' NCAA tournament victory over No. 14 UAB on Saturday. Turns out the junior forward/center from Atlanta's charm offensive was on point as well. He complimented sideline reporter Allie LaForce on her strong jewelry selection in the postgame interview: "Nice bracelet...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA forward Tony Parker likes Allie LaForce's bracelet (Video)

UCLA forward Tony Parker led the Bruins into the Sweet 16 with 28 points and 12 rebounds in Saturday's 92-75 win over UAB. Parker earned a postgame interview with CBS sideline reporter Allie LaForce, during which he made sure to compliment her choice of bracelet. Well, that came out of nowhere.H/T SportsGrid. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA beats UAB Blazers 92-75 to advance to South semifinal

Tony Parker led five Bruins in double figures with a career-high 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as 11th-seeded UCLA beat 14th-seeded UAB 92-75 on Saturday to advance to its second straight Sweet 16.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
10 days ago

Parker paces UCLA past UAB, into Sweet 16

Tony Parker led five Bruins in double figures with a career-high 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as 11th-seeded UCLA beat 14th-seeded UAB 92-75 on Saturday to advance to its second straight Sweet 16.
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCLA's Tony Parker flirts with Allie LaForce

UCLA just defeated UAB 92-75 to advance to the Sweet 16. Bruin big man Tony Parker had a tremendous game, registering 28 points and 12 rebounds.  After the game, the junior forward tried to keep his strong performance going. He gave new meaning to the term “heat check” when he decided to throw a compliment at CBS sideline reporter Allie LaForce’s jewelry.    Maybe Parker...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yanick Moreira on goaltending call in loss: ‘It’s all my fault’

The SMU Mustangs were upset in its opening round game against the UCLA Bruins by a score of 60-59 in one of the most shocking ways imaginable. SMU’s Yanick Moreira was whistled for a rare goaltending call on a three-point attempt by Bryce Alford with 13 seconds remaining in the game. Alford’s shot appeared to just...Read More The post SMU’s Yanick Moreira on goaltending call...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCLA beats SMU on controversial goaltending call

By Larry Brown  UCLA beat SMU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday after getting some help thanks to a controversial goaltending call in the final 20 seconds.UCLA blew a big second half lead and was trailing the Mustangs 59-55 with about 30 seconds left. Norman Powell made a pair of free throws to make it a two-point game, and then UCLA got a steal. Coming out of...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCLA beats SMU on controversial goaltending call

UCLA beat SMU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday after getting some help thanks to a controversial goaltending call in the final 20 seconds. UCLA blew a big second half lead and was trailing the Mustangs 59-55 with about 30 seconds left. Norman Powell made a pair of free throws to make...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UCLA center Jack Haley dies at 51 of heart disease

Former UCLA center Jack Haley dies at 51 of heart disease.
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UCLA beats Southern California 85-74 to lock up No. 4 seed

LOS ANGELES (AP) Bryce Alford scored 23 points, including five 3s, Tony Parker added 22 and UCLA defeated Southern California 85-74 Wednesday night to help the Bruins lock up the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 tournament next week. Kevon Looney had 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Bruins (19-12, 11-7 Pac-12), who ended the regular season on a three-game winning streak. They finished...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Powell leads UCLA over Oregon 72-63 to gain 2nd-place tie

LOS ANGELES (AP) Norman Powell scored 23 points, Kevon Looney added 18 and UCLA defeated Oregon 72-63 Saturday to move into a second-place tie with the Ducks in the Pac-12. The Bruins (16-10, 8-5) won their second straight and fifth in their last six games while improving to 13-1 at Pauley Pavilion this season. Jalil Abdul-Bassit hit a career-high seven 3-pointers in scoring a career...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon-UCLA: Biggest bubble game nobody’s talking about

Saturday, a lot of people are going to be drawn to LSU-Tennessee, a bubble game made prominent by the Tigers’ near-upset of No. 1 Kentucky. Others are going to focus on Ole Miss, a team trying to firm up its status as an NCAA tournament group, hosting Arkansas in the Tad Pad. Still others will look at Colorado State-San Diego State, because that contest affects the top of the...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Oregon scorches UCLA 82-64, 5 in double figures

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Joseph Young led five Oregon scorers in double figures with 16 points as the Ducks rode 75 percent shooting from the field in the first half to an 82-64 victory over UCLA on Saturday. Dwayne Benjamin added 15 points off the bench, Elgin Cook had 11, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit and Ahmaad Rorie scored 10 each for Oregon (14-6, 4-3 Pac-12), which leads the conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Wide talent gap exists between Bruins and Trojans

As it turns out it would have been a sleepless night for USC head coach Andy Enfield regardless. Or something close to it. Nevermind his team's 83-66 loss to UCLA on Wednesday night, Enfield has to be up bright and early for a 6:25am flight Thursday morning. The goal? "We're going to go recruit for the future and keep building this program," Enfield said following his team's loss...
Via Fox Sports West
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton takes notice of UCLA cheerleaders (Video)

Bill Walton took notice of UCLA's cheerleaders while broadcasting Thursday's college basketball game against Stanford and made sure to point them out to his viewers.During a second half timeout, an ESPN cameraman captured the UCLA cheerleaders finishing a dance routine as they returned from a commercial. Walton apparently couldn't resist the opportunity to promote his alma mater...
Via Holdout Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UCLA-Oklahoma Preview

Steve Alford got everything he wanted out of UCLA's season-opening homestand - a 4-0 mark, a win on his birthday to complete it and the knowledge his team is capable of dealing with some adversity. The confident and 22nd-ranked Bruins leave the comforts of Pauley Pavilion for the first time Wednesday when they face Oklahoma in a first-round game of the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA routs Montana State 113-78 to open season

LOS ANGELES (AP) Norman Powell led six players in double figures with 25 points and UCLA routed Montana State 133-78 Friday night, giving Bruins coach Steve Alford a victory in season openers for each of the last 17 years. Freshman Kevon Looney added 20 points, Bryce Alford had 18, Isaac Hamilton 15 in his first college game after sitting out last season, freshman Thomas Welsh 14...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA athletic facilities flooded after water main break (Photos)

A water main break on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles is responsible for flooding the UCLA campus, including their major athletic facilities. Based on the pictures, this is going to take a while to clean up.The court inside Pauley Pavilion is completely under water...Pauley Pavilion was renovated a couple years ago. Look at it right now. Court likely ruined. pic.twitter.com/mJuEUzDLXY—...
Via Holdout Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA alums Muhammad, LaVine excited to unite in NBA

MINNEAPOLIS -- They were both ballyhooed recruits coming out of high school on the West Coast. They both spent a lone, taxing season at UCLA. They're both Timberwolves youngsters in the midst of a possible franchise rebuild. So despite a slight difference in age, Shabazz Muhammad and Zach LaVine are walking the same path to hoops primacy. "We're definitely going to share some experiences...
Via Fox Sports North
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA Basketball: Previewing the point guard position

The UCLA Basketball team went through a major re-shuffling period this off-season which saw three of their top players in Kyle Anderson, Jordan Adams, and Zach LaVine declare for the NBA Draft. Losing their best player and point guard Kyle Anderson meant there is only one returning rostered point guard for next year, the Coach’s son, Bryce Alford. Let’s take a look at what he...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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