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(Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

The Rundown: April 16

This post was updated April 16 at 1:26 p.m. Men’s basketball Sam Connon, assistant Sports editor Mick Cronin is starting to round out his staff. The new UCLA men’s basketball coach is expected to hire his first new assistant after Cincinnati associate head coach Darren Savino was passed up on for the Bearcats’ coaching vacancy. Read more...

Photo: (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

(Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore defensive lineman Tyler Manoa – who logged 25 tackles in 12 games last season – said the Bruins are looking to improve on the team’s 15 total sacks last season. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Football fosters versatility of players in preparation for new season

A year ago, Jaylen Erwin was enrolled in Hutchinson Community College. But after two seasons with the Blue Dragons, the wideout decided it was time for a change. Read more...

Photo: Rising sophomore defensive lineman Tyler Manoa – who logged 25 tackles in 12 games last season – said the Bruins are looking to improve on the team’s 15 total sacks last season. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore defensive lineman Tyler Manoa – who logged 25 tackles in 12 games last season – said the Bruins are looking to improve on the team’s 15 total sacks last season. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s basketball signed former Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin to a six-year, $24 million contract Tuesday morning. Cronin has accumulated 365 career wins as a head coach. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

New men’s basketball coach ready to take dream job with Bruins

Mick Cronin would lay in his bed at night, 2,000 miles away from Westwood, watching the Bruins. He never thought he would have the chance to lead UCLA men’s basketball from the sidelines, but he wondered what he would do if he ever got the job. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s basketball signed former Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin to a six-year, $24 million contract Tuesday morning. Cronin has accumulated 365 career wins as a head coach. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s basketball signed former Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin to a six-year, $24 million contract Tuesday morning. Cronin has accumulated 365 career wins as a head coach. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Mick Cronin coached Cincinnati for 13 seasons, going 296-147 in his time with the Bearcats. Overall, Cronin has 365 career wins in 16 years as a collegiate head coach. (Courtesy of The News Record)

Mick Cronin leaves Cincinnati to join UCLA men’s basketball as new head coach

The fourth time was the charm for the Bruins. UCLA men’s basketball has signed Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin to become the 14th coach in the history of the program. Read more...

Photo: Mick Cronin coached Cincinnati for 13 seasons, going 296-147 in his time with the Bearcats. Overall, Cronin has 365 career wins in 16 years as a collegiate head coach. (Courtesy of The News Record)

Mick Cronin coached Cincinnati for 13 seasons, going 296-147 in his time with the Bearcats. Overall, Cronin has 365 career wins in 16 years as a collegiate head coach. (Courtesy of The News Record)

The Pac-12 is the only Power Five conference to run its own independent television station, while its peers have relied on Fox Sports and ESPN to runs their programming for them. DirecTV and Verizon Fios customers cannot get access to the Pac-12 Network. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Un-Connon Opinions: Pac-12 mayhem demonstrates larger institutional incompetence

It’s been said time and time again, but I think that’s for a good reason – it’s true. The Pac-12 is a mess. And “mess” is a bit of an understatement. Read more...

Photo: The Pac-12 is the only Power Five conference to run its own independent television station, while its peers have relied on Fox Sports and ESPN to runs their programming for them. DirecTV and Verizon Fios customers cannot get access to the Pac-12 Network. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The Pac-12 is the only Power Five conference to run its own independent television station, while its peers have relied on Fox Sports and ESPN to runs their programming for them. DirecTV and Verizon Fios customers cannot get access to the Pac-12 Network. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Jamie Dixon went 68-41 in three seasons at TCU after posting a .727 winning percentage across 13 seasons with Pittsburgh. Dixon played basketball at TCU, had several assistant coaching jobs in Southern California and is a North Hollywood native.
(Courtesy of Christian Argueta Soto)

UCLA readying to hire TCU’s Jamie Dixon as next men’s basketball coach

The Bruins have found their next leading man. UCLA men’s basketball is nearing a deal with TCU’s Jamie Dixon to become the program’s next coach, Michael Hanna of Go Joe Bruin reports. Read more...

Photo: Jamie Dixon went 68-41 in three seasons at TCU after posting a .727 winning percentage across 13 seasons with Pittsburgh. Dixon played basketball at TCU, had several assistant coaching jobs in Southern California and is a North Hollywood native. (Courtesy of Christian Argueta Soto)

Jamie Dixon went 68-41 in three seasons at TCU after posting a .727 winning percentage across 13 seasons with Pittsburgh. Dixon played basketball at TCU, had several assistant coaching jobs in Southern California and is a North Hollywood native.
(Courtesy of Christian Argueta Soto)



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