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UCLA's season ended with a loss in the Sweet 16. Freshman forward T.J. Leaf, who many predict will join Lonzo Ball in the NBA draft, choked up after the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s basketball season comes to bittersweet end

T.J. Leaf un-tucked his jersey as he walked toward the UCLA bench and brought it up to his eyes. “It sucked,” the freshman forward said after the Bruins were eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by Kentucky on Friday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA's season ended with a loss in the Sweet 16. Freshman forward T.J. Leaf, who many predict will join Lonzo Ball in the NBA draft, choked up after the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA's season ended with a loss in the Sweet 16. Freshman forward T.J. Leaf, who many predict will join Lonzo Ball in the NBA draft, choked up after the game. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball announced after Friday’s loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament that he will enter the NBA draft. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Lonzo Ball enters NBA draft, expected to be a top-three pick

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball announced Friday that he will enter the NBA draft. “That was my final game for UCLA,” Ball said in the locker room after UCLA was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament by Kentucky. Read more...

Photo: UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball announced after Friday’s loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament that he will enter the NBA draft. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball announced after Friday’s loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament that he will enter the NBA draft. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)



Wide receiver Kenneth Walker III improved his draft stock at UCLA's Pro Day Tuesday afternoon. Walker consistently caught the ball during receiving drills and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.26 seconds. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Injuries prevent football standouts from participating in Pro Day

Neither of UCLA’s potential first-round picks performed on-field drills at the Bruins’ Pro Day Tuesday. Defensive end Takkarist McKinley walked around with a sling on his right arm, still recovering from a March 6 shoulder surgery, and cornerback Fabian Moreau injured his chest during bench-press testing early in the day. Read more...

Photo: Wide receiver Kenneth Walker III improved his draft stock at UCLA's Pro Day Tuesday afternoon. Walker consistently caught the ball during receiving drills and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.26 seconds. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Wide receiver Kenneth Walker III improved his draft stock at UCLA's Pro Day Tuesday afternoon. Walker consistently caught the ball during receiving drills and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.26 seconds. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Lonzo Ball took control in UCLA's second-round game against Cincinnati, putting up 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to send the Bruins to the Sweet 16. Two of his 3-pointers put UCLA up midway through the second half. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Lonzo Ball guides Bruins back from slow first half with poise and pace

Watch Lonzo Ball play, and it seems as if he’s perhaps got some special formula in his mind, something that lets him know when it’s time to hit a big shot. Read more...

Photo: Lonzo Ball took control in UCLA's second-round game against Cincinnati, putting up 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to send the Bruins to the Sweet 16. Two of his 3-pointers put UCLA up midway through the second half. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Lonzo Ball took control in UCLA's second-round game against Cincinnati, putting up 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to send the Bruins to the Sweet 16. Two of his 3-pointers put UCLA up midway through the second half. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball led the Bruins with 18 points and added on nine assists. His 3-pointers helped lead the team in the second half. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA to head to Sweet 16 after defeating Cincinnati 79-67

This post was updated March 19 at 11:27 p.m. SACRAMENTO — Bryce Alford called it. “Trying to slow it down sometimes works on us for a little while,” the senior guard said Saturday regarding UCLA’s matchup with Cincinnati. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball led the Bruins with 18 points and added on nine assists. His 3-pointers helped lead the team in the second half. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball led the Bruins with 18 points and added on nine assists. His 3-pointers helped lead the team in the second half. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)


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