Saturday, April 4

UCLA football eager to utilize powerhouse trio of tight ends

Chip Kelly’s offenses at Oregon were known for their breakneck tempo between plays and for overwhelming defenses with blazing-fast athletes. In Philadelphia, he relied heavily on similar spread and run/pass option schemes while emphasizing tight ends in the passing game since NFL defenses were much speedier. Read more...

Photo: Rising redshirt sophomore Jordan Wilson is one of three tight ends expected to be heavily utilized by Chip Kelly this season. Wilson recorded 155 receiving yards and a pair of touchdowns last season. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Defensive back Quentin Lake looks to fill Jaleel Wadood’s shoes in starting lineup

Jaleel Wadood unmistakably brought flair to UCLA’s defensive backfield. The safety coined the Bruins’ “Fours Up” slogan, and on game days, he struck a pose or celebrated after each pass he broke up and nearly all of his tackles, regardless of field position or score. Read more...

Photo: The graduation of former UCLA football cornerback Jaleel Wadood has left a vacant starting job in the secondary. Rising sophomore Quentin Lake, son of former Bruin, Carnell Lake, is one of the early candidates to fill in at the position. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball’s poor offense, turnovers lead to NCAA Tournament loss

The Bruins could have opened a bakery in Dayton, Ohio, with the number of turnovers they dished out Tuesday night. No. 11 seed UCLA men’s basketball looked ill-prepared for the 48-hour turnaround between the NCAA Tournament selection show and its game Tuesday night as No. Read more...

Photo: Aaron Holiday said that St. Bonaventure’s was a deceptively long team, which allowed them to rack up turnovers. The junior guard took a loss in what was likely his final game as a Bruin. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Loss of Rosen leads to vacuum for UCLA starting quarterback position

Josh Rosen tweeted that he had moved out of his apartment earlier this week, more than a month before the former UCLA quarterback expects to hear his name called during the first round of the NFL draft. Read more...

Photo: UCLA’s quarterback race is more wide open than it has been in several years, and Devon Modster is the most battle-tested option. The quarterback started UCLA’s bowl game in December as a redshirt freshman when former quarterback Josh Rosen was unable to play. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA men’s basketball to begin Pac-12 Tournament run against Stanford

Aaron Holiday can’t get a break, but he doesn’t want one either. The junior guard has played at least 40 minutes in 10 games, plus three additional games in which he’s played 39 minutes. Read more...

Photo: Aaron Holiday ranks within the top 20 for minutes played per game this season and will lead his team at it starts its run in the Pac-12 Tournament against Stanford on Thursday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

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