Friday, January 24

Multiple UCLA football players to show strong presence in NFL draft

Barring unforeseen circumstances, Josh Rosen should be the first Bruin drafted in this year’s NFL draft. But he won’t be the only one. The former junior quarterback will be joined by offensive lineman Kolton Miller and wide receiver Jordan Lasley, who also chose to forgo their final years of NCAA eligibility to go pro. Read more...

Photo: Receiver Jordan Lasley is one of three UCLA football players who have decided to enter the 2018 NFL draft despite the fact that they have another year of NCAA eligibility. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Josh Rosen declares for NFL draft, gives up last year of eligibility

Josh Rosen announced Wednesday he will forego his final year of eligibility at UCLA to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. The junior quarterback announced his decision by posting a letter on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, thanking UCLA and his teammates. Read more...

Photo: Josh Rosen played in 30 games over his three-year career as a Bruin. The junior quarterback did not play in UCLA’s bowl game Dec. 26. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Porous run defense, silent second half cost Bruins bowl game

This post was updated Dec. 26 at 10:42 p.m. PHOENIX — When it came time for the Bruins’ final game of the season, their offense looked a little different without star quarterback Josh Rosen. Read more...

Photo: Kansas State quarterback Alex Delton gouged UCLA for 158 yards on 20 attempts to lead his team in yards on the ground. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Men’s basketball’s suspension of freshmen to last until end of season

Cody Riley and Jalen Hill will not play for UCLA basketball this season. Coach Steve Alford and Athletics Director Dan Guerrero extended the two freshmen’s formerly indefinite suspension to the end of the 2017-2018 season, per a release from UCLA athletics Friday. Read more...

Photo: Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were both four-star recruits who were expected to make an impact for UCLA men’s basketball this year, but the freshmen will not play for the Bruins this season. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA men’s basketball wins against South Dakota despite rocky first half

UCLA men’s basketball (8-3) tasted victory for the first time in over two weeks Tuesday night, besting South Dakota (11-4) 85-82. “We’ve lost for two weeks – it’s only two games, but we’ve had a two-week frame where we didn’t win a game,” said coach Steve Alford. Read more...

Photo: Senior center Thomas Welsh led the Bruins with 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting, including 3-of-7 from beyond the arc. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball sign one-year contract with Lithuanian pro team

LiAngelo Ball spent just one exhibition game in a UCLA uniform. His younger brother LaMelo Ball will never be a Bruin. Former UCLA men’s basketball freshman LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball, 16, have each signed one-year contracts with Prienai-Birštonas Vytautas of the Lithuanian Basketball League. Read more...

Photo: LiAngelo Ball’s basketball career at UCLA was quite short. He’ll be headed to Lithuania to play basketball professionally, and his little brother LaMelo Ball is going with him. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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