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Steve Alford previews UCLA vs. Kentucky game

UCLA head basketball coach Steve Alford joined The Home Team to preview the Bruins’ game against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday and talk about the difficulties of recruiting high school basketball players in Los Angeles. 43 more words


And under the bus I go!

In 1994, East Bakersfield High School had one of the best and most heavily recruited basketball players in the country. J.R. Henderson would lead his high school Blades to the state basketball championship and would choose to play basketball for the UCLA Bruins. 277 more words

No. 22 UCLA Fades Late, Falls To Oklahoma, 75-65

 PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (CBSLA.com/AP) — This is what UCLA coach Steve Alford was worried about.

His team was playing its fifth game of the young season, not long removed from a 2,500-mile flight from Los Angeles to the Bahamas, and was showing signs of leg-weariness even before that plane took off. 514 more words


Powell's 24 Leads UCLA Past Long Beach State, 77-63

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Powell scored 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures and UCLA beat Long Beach State 77-63 on Sunday night to give coach Steve Alford a win on his 50th birthday. 357 more words


UCLA Pulls Away In 2nd Half To Beat Coastal Carolina, 84-71

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Freshman Kevon Looney had 17 points and 14 rebounds for his first double-double, and UCLA pulled away in the second half to beat Coastal Carolina 84-71 Sunday night in a matchup of NCAA tournament teams from last season. 188 more words


Day 49

Sundays always begin with mass. So I went to church and I got there early surprisingly so I was able to get a seat. Two weeks ago when I went, I had to stand the whole time! 215 more words

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. 327 more words