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
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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
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
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
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