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UCLA men's basketball announced its 13 out-of-conference regular season games Wednesday afternoon. Nine of the matchups will be at home, and the Bruins will take on five big-time NCAA Division I programs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)
UCLA men's basketball announced its 13 out-of-conference regular season games Wednesday afternoon. Nine of the matchups will be at home, and the Bruins will take on five big-time NCAA Division I programs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

The NCAA introduced several new rules for men's basketball last week, allowing "elite" high school players to interact with approved agents and letting some undrafted players return to school. There was no update on punishments for the violations discovered in the FBI probe in February. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Un-Connon Opinions: NCAA rule overhaul cannot end corruption in men’s basketball

College basketball is about to get even more complicated. The NCAA announced several major rule changes last week regarding student-athletes pursuing NBA careers. Undrafted players who are invited to the NBA Combine will now be allowed to return to school, “elite” high school prospects are allowed to have official relationships with NCAA and USA Basketball-approved agents and the recruiting calendar is changing drastically. Read more...

The NCAA introduced several new rules for men's basketball last week, allowing "elite" high school players to interact with approved agents and letting some undrafted players return to school. There was no update on punishments for the violations discovered in the FBI probe in February. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)
(Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Former UCLA guard Jordan Adams scored a team-high 30 points in the Sons of Westwood's 86-80 loss to Team Challenge ALS on Saturday. He scored 16 of those points in the first half. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Former UCLA guard Jordan Adams scored a team-high 30 points in the Sons of Westwood's 86-80 loss to Team Challenge ALS on Saturday. He scored 16 of those points in the first half. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rising UCLA senior Sarah Sponcil earned the bronze medal at a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournament in Haiyang, China, this week. Sponcil competed with Caitlin Ledoux, a professional player out of Long Beach State. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown: July 23

Beach volleyballAngie Forburger, assistant Sports editor Competing on the other side of the world didn’t faze one Bruin. Rising UCLA senior Sarah Sponcil took home the bronze medal this week at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournament in Haiyang, China, with partner Caitlin Ledoux – a professional player out of Long Beach State. Read more...

Rising UCLA senior Sarah Sponcil earned the bronze medal at a FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour tournament in Haiyang, China, this week. Sponcil competed with Caitlin Ledoux, a professional player out of Long Beach State. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former UCLA guard Aaron Holiday is the only point guard on the Pacers' roster signed through this upcoming season. He was drafted 23rd overall by Indiana in last month's NBA Draft. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Former UCLA guard Aaron Holiday is the only point guard on the Pacers' roster signed through this upcoming season. He was drafted 23rd overall by Indiana in last month's NBA Draft. (Daily Bruin file photo)

GG Goloman was still with UCLA men's basketball just over four months ago. Now, he's averaging 8.5 points per game with the Sons of Westwood as they prepare to go to Atlanta for the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
GG Goloman was still with UCLA men's basketball just over four months ago. Now, he's averaging 8.5 points per game with the Sons of Westwood as they prepare to go to Atlanta for the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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