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UCLA men's basketball coach Mick Cronin said he expects freshman center Moses Brown to enter the 2019 NBA Draft. Brown averaged 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in his first collegiate season. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Moses Brown to decide whether to follow Hands and Wilkes to NBA Draft

Moses Brown may be on his way out of Westwood. UCLA men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin appeared on The Jim Rome Show on Tuesday morning and said he believes the freshman 7-footer will be following guards Jaylen Hands and Kris Wilkes to the 2019 NBA Draft. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men's basketball coach Mick Cronin said he expects freshman center Moses Brown to enter the 2019 NBA Draft. Brown averaged 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in his first collegiate season. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men's basketball coach Mick Cronin said he expects freshman center Moses Brown to enter the 2019 NBA Draft. Brown averaged 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in his first collegiate season. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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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)

UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero helped introduced new UCLA men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin on Wednesday at a press conference in Pauley Pavilion. Guerrero, along with Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers, helped lead the search to fill the position. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Press conference showcases process behind search for new men’s basketball coach

If UCLA’s 99-day head coach search was an increasingly strenuous workout, then Wednesday’s introductory press conference was a refreshing shower. How long it takes until the aches and pains set in is still to be determined, but the Bruins’ lengthy search – which included thorough background checks and at least three other reported candidates – is over. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero helped introduced new UCLA men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin on Wednesday at a press conference in Pauley Pavilion. Guerrero, along with Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers, helped lead the search to fill the position. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero helped introduced new UCLA men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin on Wednesday at a press conference in Pauley Pavilion. Guerrero, along with Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers, helped lead the search to fill the position. (Daily Bruin file 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)

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)