Thursday, August 22

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With hype and hopes high, baseball sees chance to contend for championship

Michael Toglia made it clear the Bruins were all in on a championship in 2019. “That’s the goal, pretty simple,” said the junior first baseman. UCLA baseball has had more preseason hype than it’s had in years – the Bruins were ranked inside the top five by every major polling outlet and were picked to win the Pac-12 for the first time since 2015. Read more...

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Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands leads the Pac-12 in assists per game with 6.5. His 27 points against Utah on Saturday set a new career high for the former five-star recruit. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Men’s basketball to play winless Cal in conference game

The Bruins are at risk of stringing together their second four-game losing streak of the season. But interim coach Murry Bartow said they’re done looking in the rearview mirror. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands leads the Pac-12 in assists per game with 6.5. His 27 points against Utah on Saturday set a new career high for the former five-star recruit. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands leads the Pac-12 in assists per game with 6.5. His 27 points against Utah on Saturday set a new career high for the former five-star recruit. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Freshman guard David Singleton got his first career start against Utah on Saturday. Singleton missed a late free throw en route to the Bruins' loss but stayed in Pauley Pavilion to shoot 200 free throws after the game. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Men’s basketball players have varied reactions to performance against Utah

David Singleton took the loss a little differently than his teammates. “Saturday night I went out there, shot 200 free throws,” the freshman guard said. “I just needed to get some free throws down, make sure to get my mind right so I could move on (to) the next game.” UCLA men’s basketball (12-12, 5-6 Pac-12) blew a 22-point second-half lead to Utah (13-10, 7-4) on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard David Singleton got his first career start against Utah on Saturday. Singleton missed a late free throw en route to the Bruins' loss but stayed in Pauley Pavilion to shoot 200 free throws after the game. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Freshman guard David Singleton got his first career start against Utah on Saturday. Singleton missed a late free throw en route to the Bruins' loss but stayed in Pauley Pavilion to shoot 200 free throws after the game. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)


UCLA football signed three more recruits on National Signing Day on Wednesday. It signed 19 recruits total, and its 2019 class is the No. 7 class in the Pac-12 and the No. 43 class in the country. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Chip Kelly lays groundwork for next football season with 19 recruits

The Bruins have their lowest-rated recruiting class since 2011, but don’t tell that to coach Chip Kelly. “We’re really happy with the guys that we got,” Kelly said. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football signed three more recruits on National Signing Day on Wednesday. It signed 19 recruits total, and its 2019 class is the No. 7 class in the Pac-12 and the No. 43 class in the country. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA football signed three more recruits on National Signing Day on Wednesday. It signed 19 recruits total, and its 2019 class is the No. 7 class in the Pac-12 and the No. 43 class in the country. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali is currently averaging 10.8 points per game on 45.6 percent shooting from the field and 37.5 percent shooting from deep. All of those marks are career highs for Ali, who also boasts career highs in player efficiency rating and win shares. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball not deceived by Colorado’s shooting as Buffaloes come to Pauley

Murry Bartow said the Bruins would stick to zone defense. “Right now, we just think we’re better in the zone,” said the interim coach. “If you look at our numbers, we’ve just been much better in zone than we have in man.” UCLA men’s basketball (12-10, 5-4 Pac-12) will host Colorado (12-9, 3-6) in Pauley Pavilion on Wednesday night. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali is currently averaging 10.8 points per game on 45.6 percent shooting from the field and 37.5 percent shooting from deep. All of those marks are career highs for Ali, who also boasts career highs in player efficiency rating and win shares. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali is currently averaging 10.8 points per game on 45.6 percent shooting from the field and 37.5 percent shooting from deep. All of those marks are career highs for Ali, who also boasts career highs in player efficiency rating and win shares. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)



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