Junior forward Tony Parker exited the bus to enter the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.
Sophomore guard Bryce Alford stretched in the locker room prior to the game.
Members of the team sat in the locker room following the 60-59 victory over SMU.
Alford led the team in scoring with 27 points.
UCLA coach Steve Alford led the team to the third round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
Freshman forward Kevon Looney contributed 10 rebounds against SMU.
Senior guard Norman Powell threw down a reverse slam dunk with 7:29 in the first half, giving the Bruins a 22-19 lead over the Mustangs. Powell finished with 19 points.
Former UCLA coach and current SMU coach Larry Brown battled sickness during Thursday's game.
A fan held up a sign for UCLA.
Sophomore guard Isaac Hamilton passed the ball to Parker, who drove the paint and drew a foul on the play. Hamilton tied for the team lead with four assists.
Parker contributed three points and two rebounds in his 18 minutes of game time.
Powell drove consistently into the paint against SMU all game, reaching the foul line nine times and making all nine free throws.
Looney finished with six points on three-of-eight shooting.
Powell ended SMU's 19-0 scoring run with 4:16 left in the second half, sparking the Bruins' late rally.
Freshman forward Thomas Welsh celebrated the victory. Welsh picked up a key steal with 26 seconds to go, setting UCLA up for the game-winning basket.
The team celebrated after defeating SMU 60-59. The Mustangs had two chances to win the game on the final possession, but missed both shots.