Wednesday, January 23

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands dished out a career-high 11 assists Wednesday against Hawai'i. Hands is averaging 10 assists per game in his last two appearances, bringing his season mark to 5.7, compared to a team-high 2.7 turnovers per game. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball to toughen up skills for next match against LMU

Former UCLA guards and first-round draft picks Lonzo Ball and Aaron Holiday were in attendance Wednesday night for the Bruins’ double-digit victory over Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands dished out a career-high 11 assists Wednesday against Hawai'i. Hands is averaging 10 assists per game in his last two appearances, bringing his season mark to 5.7, compared to a team-high 2.7 turnovers per game. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands dished out a career-high 11 assists Wednesday against Hawai'i. Hands is averaging 10 assists per game in his last two appearances, bringing his season mark to 5.7, compared to a team-high 2.7 turnovers per game. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali registered a career-high 23 points, going 5-of-6 from beyond the arc and 9-of-11 overall from the field. Ali also logged five rebounds, two steals, one assist and no turnovers. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Bruins fly over Rainbow Warriors to put end to two-game losing streak

The Bruins took yet another big first-half lead Wednesday. But this time, they never took their foot off the gas – especially Prince Ali. The redshirt junior guard went right at 7-foot center Dawson Carper with 11 seconds left in UCLA men’s basketball’s (5-2) eventual 80-61 victory over Hawai’i (4-4). Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali registered a career-high 23 points, going 5-of-6 from beyond the arc and 9-of-11 overall from the field. Ali also logged five rebounds, two steals, one assist and no turnovers. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali registered a career-high 23 points, going 5-of-6 from beyond the arc and 9-of-11 overall from the field. Ali also logged five rebounds, two steals, one assist and no turnovers. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands tallied eight assists in the first half against North Carolina on Friday. Hands has also picked up 11 turnovers over UCLA men's basketball's last three games. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball reassesses performance in preparation to take on Hawai’i

The Bruins are back in Pauley Pavilion for a four-game homestand. UCLA men’s basketball (4-2) and Hawai’i (4-3) will play Wednesday night, with both teams having a chance to stop two-game losing streaks. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands tallied eight assists in the first half against North Carolina on Friday. Hands has also picked up 11 turnovers over UCLA men's basketball's last three games. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands tallied eight assists in the first half against North Carolina on Friday. Hands has also picked up 11 turnovers over UCLA men's basketball's last three games. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes scored a team-leading 22 points for UCLA men's basketball Friday in the consolation game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. He left the game with a left calf cramp, but returned to the floor in the final minute. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tale of two halves for men’s basketball as second half struggles cause loss to UNC

The Bruins saw another lead dwindle away and ended the Las Vegas Invitational without a win. No. 17 UCLA men’s basketball (4-2) held a lead over No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes scored a team-leading 22 points for UCLA men's basketball Friday in the consolation game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. He left the game with a left calf cramp, but returned to the floor in the final minute. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes scored a team-leading 22 points for UCLA men's basketball Friday in the consolation game of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational. He left the game with a left calf cramp, but returned to the floor in the final minute. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Chris Smith scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting and hauled in three rebounds in UCLA men’s basketball’s loss to Michigan State on Thursday night. UCLA will face North Carolina on Friday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball cedes 20-point loss to Michigan State in Las Vegas Invitational

The Bruins fell asleep after Thanksgiving dinner and never woke up. No. 17 UCLA men’s basketball (4-1) suffered a 87-67 drubbing at the hands of No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Chris Smith scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting and hauled in three rebounds in UCLA men’s basketball’s loss to Michigan State on Thursday night. UCLA will face North Carolina on Friday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Chris Smith scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting and hauled in three rebounds in UCLA men’s basketball’s loss to Michigan State on Thursday night. UCLA will face North Carolina on Friday. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands led UCLA men’s basketball with 19 points in its win over Presbyterian on Monday night. Hands also led the Bruins with six turnovers and he shot 6-of-15 from the field. (Kristie-Valerie Hoan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball defeats Presbyterian 80-65, extending win streak to four

The Bruins won their fourth straight game Monday night, but not without yet another second-half scare. After allowing just 19 points in the first half – and extending its lead to 24 early in the second – No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands led UCLA men’s basketball with 19 points in its win over Presbyterian on Monday night. Hands also led the Bruins with six turnovers and he shot 6-of-15 from the field. (Kristie-Valerie Hoan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands led UCLA men’s basketball with 19 points in its win over Presbyterian on Monday night. Hands also led the Bruins with six turnovers and he shot 6-of-15 from the field. (Kristie-Valerie Hoan/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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