(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)
(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior guard/forward Noah Allen will transfer to play for the University of Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors in his last season of NCAA eligibility. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Junior guard/forward Noah Allen will transfer to play for the University of Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors in his last season of NCAA eligibility. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Incoming UCLA basketball player Lonzo Ball posted a triple-double and took home the co-MVP award at the 2016 Ballislife All-American Game. Ball set a Ballislife All-American Game record with 15 assists. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)
Incoming UCLA basketball player Lonzo Ball posted a triple-double and took home the co-MVP award at the 2016 Ballislife All-American Game. Ball set a Ballislife All-American Game record with 15 assists. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)

A pair of mobile billboards traveled around the UCLA campus Wednesday calling for the firing of men's basketball coach Steve Alford. (Matt Joye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students react to continued demands to fire coach Steve Alford

Twitter is abuzz with infuriated UCLA basketball fans. Bruin Walk? Not so much. As mobile billboards calling for the firing of coach Steve Alford made appearances around campus Wednesday – continuing a string of actions demanding his release – the Daily Bruin set up shop at the newspaper stand outside of Ackerman Union to gauge reactions from the general student body. Read more...

A pair of mobile billboards traveled around the UCLA campus Wednesday calling for the firing of men's basketball coach Steve Alford. (Matt Joye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA men's basketball coach Steve Alford and the Bruins finished the 2015-2016 season in 10th place in the Pac-12, falling in the first round of the conference tournament. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Steve Alford announces restructured contract set to end in 2020

Despite recent uproar calling for the firing of Steve Alford, it appears the UCLA men’s basketball coach will return for a fourth season in Westwood. In an email message addressed to “UCLA Family, Friends, Alumni and Supporters” sent Sunday evening, Alford wrote that he decided to restructure his own contract, removing a one-year extension that he received after his first season in 2014. Read more...

UCLA men's basketball coach Steve Alford and the Bruins finished the 2015-2016 season in 10th place in the Pac-12, falling in the first round of the conference tournament. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA women's basketball team will be a No. 3 seed in the Bridgeport, Connecticut, region in the NCAA Tournament this month. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The UCLA women's basketball team will be a No. 3 seed in the Bridgeport, Connecticut, region in the NCAA Tournament this month. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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