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UCLA Basketball To Face Michigan State in Las Vegas Invitational

The 2018-19 UCLA Men’s Basketball schedule continues to take shape as it was announced today that the Bruins will face the Michigan State Spartans in …

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2019 Five-Star Forward Trayce Jackson-Davis Goes Off At Peach Jam

The performance was all the more impressive when considering the level of talent Nike Team Florida's frontcourt features.<p>Holding down the post for …

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UCLA Basketball-ESPN: "No reason to trust Steve Alford"

In a story entitled: “Teams on the outside looking in at Way-Too-Early Top 25” by ESPN, the UCLA section is entitled <i>No reason to trust Steve …

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The "All Alford" UCLA Basketball Team

After 5 seasons of Steve Alford UCLA coached basketball, it is time to make a best of “Alford era” All Star team. In picking this team* a surprising …

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UCLA Basketball Recruiting: Steve Alford should offer LeBron James, Jr.

With the impending “LeBron to LA” movement about to take place, UCLA basketball head coach Steve Alford should offer soon-to-be high schooler, LeBron …

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Draft Workouts: György Golomán | Los Angeles Clippers

György Golomán<p>UCLA - F<p>6'11" | 225lbs<p>Hometown: Kormend, Hungary<p>College Career Stats<p>PTS<p>REB<p>AST<p>STL<p>BLK<p>7.1<p>4.2<p>1.2<p>0.6<p>1.3<p>GG is playing as confident, he’s …

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Draft Workouts: Aaron Holiday | Los Angeles Clippers

Aaron Holiday<p>UCLA - G<p>6'1" | 185lbs<p>Hometown: Ruston, La<p>College Career Stats<p>PTS<p>REB<p>AST<p>STL<p>BLK<p>14.3<p>3.2<p>4.7<p>1.2<p>0.2<p>He’s such a driven young man with a burning …

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Report: Wilkes withdraws from draft, returns to UCLA for sophomore season

UCLA freshman forward Kris Wilkes has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to Westwood for his sophomore season, according to Jon …

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Headlines in the UCLA Twitterverse: Chancellor Gene Block Sends His First Tweet

UCLA’s chancellor joins Twitter and Bruin basketball fans instantly start demanding Steve Alford be fired.In February 2016, UCLA Chancellor Gene …

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UCLA Basketball: The 10 best games of the Steve Alford era

UCLA basketball head coach Steve Alford has come under fire lately for underperfomring during his tenure, but there have been some highlight games. …

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What’s Bruin Show (168) – UCLA football off-season narratives, hoops recruiting

In episode 168 of the ‘What’s Bruin Show’, we take a look at UCLA football’s off-season narratives (including a “bare cupboard” and QB rankings), …

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UCLA Basketball: Is there an ultimatum for Steve Alford to keep his job?

Bruin Report Online writer Tracy Pierson said on the the BROCast podcast that UCLA basketball head coach Steve Alford needs to meet a certain …

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UCLA Basketball: Billy Donovan Will Return to Oklahoma City Thunder Next Season

This news is bound to disappoint a lot of Bruin fans who were holding out hope that Donovan could replace Steve Alford.Sam Presti, the general …

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UCLA Basketball: Steve Alford’s discrepancy in wins and the NBA Draft

Go Joe Bruin looks at UCLA basketball and the Pac-12 over the last five years, comparing conference records and players sent to the NBA Draft, and …

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UCLA Basketball: Examining Steve Alford’s future with the Bruins

UCLA basketball head coach Steve Alford’s contract buyout drops at midnight tonight and though he might not be fired, the events leading up to this …

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UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford disputes assistant David Grace's account of his dismissal

UCLA men's basketball coach Steve Alford disputed the account of an assistant coach who told the Los Angeles Times that Alford had informed him he was not being retained at the request of athletic director Dan Guerrero.<p>Alford said Monday in a statement provided by the school announcing the hiring …

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Has Steve Alford Given UCLA Grounds to Terminate Him For Cause?

Do the Bruins finally have a way to get out from under Alford’s contract withouth giving him a huge payday?You know, a lot of folks have argued that …

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David Grace Firing Only Raises More Questions for Steve Alford and UCLA

UCLA is again caught flat-footed by bad news.Let me be honest upfront and say that I had resigned myself to Steve Alford being the coach of UCLA to …

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Steve Alford to replace assistant coach and recruiting coordinator David Grace

David Grace, UCLA's top basketball recruiter the last five seasons under coach Steve Alford, said Saturday that he was recently informed he would not be retained as an assistant coach after his contract ends in June.<p>Grace said Alford told him shortly before the Final Four that he had spoken with …

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UCLA basketball assistant David Grace will not return

UCLA assistant coach David Grace will not return to the men’s basketball team next season, a source familiar with the situation confirmed …

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UCLA Basketball: Assistant David Grace fired… what is Steve Alford thinking?

News broke today that UCLA basketball assistant coach and the program’s top recruiter David Grace has been fired. What on earth is head coach Steve …

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UCLA Men’s Basketball: Steve Alford Fires Top Recruiter David Grace

According to reports, Grace will be replaced by Murry Bartow.The debacle that is UCLA Basketball continues as reports have surfaced that UCLA …

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Steve Alford says he isn't feeling extra pressure after UCLA's earliest exit from NCAA tournament

Steve Alford sounded relaxed for a coach who recently guided UCLA to its earliest exit from an NCAA tournament.<p>He chuckled when asked if the way the season ended made him feel additional pressure.<p>"No," Alford said Wednesday during a telephone interview with The Times in which he also discussed the …

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UCLA Basketball: Steve Alford needs to convince Jaylen Hands to stay

UCLA basketball’s Jaylen Hands has declared for the NBA Draft, and because of the state of the program, Steve Alford needs to do everything he can to …

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It’s Time for UCLA to Negotiate a Divorce With Steve Alford

He doesn’t want to be here and no self-respecting Bruin fan wants him here either.Last January, UC Berkeley Athletic Director Mike Williams announced …

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UCLA Basketball: Alford Rumors to Xavier University? We Can Only Dream

Alford does not look to be walking out the door to Xavier.Steve Alford rumors are so much fun, yet so painful for so many of us. Remember last March …

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UCLA Basketball: Steve Alford allegedly reached out to Xavier

UCLA basketball head coach Steve Alford has apparently reached out to Xavier about their vacant head coaching position.<p>Things have not gone the way …

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NCAA Tournament Final Four Historical Perspective - Natty #3 for The General

Bobby Knight’s Indiana Hoosiers won the 1987 National Championship with the help of a JuCo transfer or 2On Monday night March 30, 1987 the band Wang …

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UCLA Basketball: What the Bruins should look for in a coach

In recent weeks, calls for Steve Alford’s Job have never been louder. So what is the kind of coach the UCLA basketball team is looking for?<p>When UCLA …

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Loyola’s Sister Jean Trolls UCLA’s Steve Alford

Ouch! 98-year-old nun drops the mic on the Bruins head coach.Count 98-year-old Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt among the college basketball fans who have …

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