Saturday, June 24

Guard Aaron Holiday came off the bench to provide UCLA with some offense. The sophomore notched five points and three assists in 13 minutes of play. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA trails Cincinnati 33-30 at halftime of NCAA second round

SACRAMENTO — UCLA put forth its lowest-scoring first half of the season Sunday, heading into halftime down 33-30 to Cincinnati in Sunday’s second-round NCAA Tournament matchup. Read more...

Photo: Guard Aaron Holiday came off the bench to provide UCLA with some offense. The sophomore notched five points and three assists in 13 minutes of play. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Guard Aaron Holiday came off the bench to provide UCLA with some offense. The sophomore notched five points and three assists in 13 minutes of play. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Lonzo Ball landed on his hip during UCLA's first-round win over Kent State, but is expected to be 100 percent Sunday. The Bruins will need the point guard as they face Cincinnati, one of the slowest-paced teams in the country. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Pace of play key in NCAA second-round matchup between UCLA, Cincinnati

Only 10 teams in the nation have posted 30 wins this season, and two of them will face off Sunday when UCLA (30-4) , the South region’s No. Read more...

Photo: Lonzo Ball landed on his hip during UCLA's first-round win over Kent State, but is expected to be 100 percent Sunday. The Bruins will need the point guard as they face Cincinnati, one of the slowest-paced teams in the country. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Lonzo Ball landed on his hip during UCLA's first-round win over Kent State, but is expected to be 100 percent Sunday. The Bruins will need the point guard as they face Cincinnati, one of the slowest-paced teams in the country. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Coach Steve Alford said Aaron Holiday's decision making in Friday's win over Kent State was "as good as it's been in a long time." The sophomore guard had 15 points and 11 assists off the bench. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Aaron Holiday key to basketball’s NCAA Tournament-opening win over Kent

He notched the first double-double of his career, was on the front end of the night’s two most memorable highlights and led UCLA’s final game-clinching push. Read more...

Photo: Coach Steve Alford said Aaron Holiday's decision making in Friday's win over Kent State was "as good as it's been in a long time." The sophomore guard had 15 points and 11 assists off the bench. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Coach Steve Alford said Aaron Holiday's decision making in Friday's win over Kent State was "as good as it's been in a long time." The sophomore guard had 15 points and 11 assists off the bench. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)



Tyus Edney, who was a point guard on UCLA's last national championship team, is now a director of operations for the Bruins. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former point guard reminisces about 1995 championship

As illustrious as the history of UCLA basketball is, most of the pennants in Pauley Pavilion are a distant memory, hung over a generation before the stars of this year’s team were even born. Read more...

Photo: Tyus Edney, who was a point guard on UCLA's last national championship team, is now a director of operations for the Bruins. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tyus Edney, who was a point guard on UCLA's last national championship team, is now a director of operations for the Bruins. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior guard Bryce Alford and his teammates shot 4-for-25 from 3-point range in Friday's 86-75 loss to Arizona. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruin basketball sharp shooters fall into slump as NCAA Tournament looms

Perhaps Arizona guard Rawle Alkins described the UCLA offense best. “When they’re hitting their shots, they look like a million dollars,” Alkins said. “When they’re not, they look crazy.” UCLA, which boasts the nation’s highest-scoring offense, shot 40.7 percent and connected on just four of its 25 3-point attempts in an 86-75 loss to No. Read more...

Photo: Senior guard Bryce Alford and his teammates shot 4-for-25 from 3-point range in Friday's 86-75 loss to Arizona. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior guard Bryce Alford and his teammates shot 4-for-25 from 3-point range in Friday's 86-75 loss to Arizona. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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