Monday, November 18

Junior guard Aaron Holiday is one of just five upperclassmen remaining from last year's men's basketball team, which lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 opener. This season, the Bruins will open conference play with a pair of home games.(Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Smith Says: Men’s basketball has better prospects for conference title this season

UCLA men’s basketball will open its 2017-2018 conference schedule with a lot less stress than it did last season. In 2016, the Bruins began conference play in Oregon, where they dropped their first game of the season following a 3-pointer at the buzzer by Ducks forward Dillon Brooks. Read more...

Photo: Junior guard Aaron Holiday is one of just five upperclassmen remaining from last year's men's basketball team, which lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 opener. This season, the Bruins will open conference play with a pair of home games.(Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Junior guard Aaron Holiday is one of just five upperclassmen remaining from last year's men's basketball team, which lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 opener. This season, the Bruins will open conference play with a pair of home games.(Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Following his one-and-done experience with UCLA men’s basketball. T.J. Leaf has been competing in the NBA Summer League with the Indiana Pacers. He has averaged 27 minutes per game in his three games so far, scoring 12.7 points a contest. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown: July 10

Men’s basketballRyan Smith, assistant Sports editor Former UCLA men’s basketball standouts and top-20 NBA draft picks in June, T.J. Leaf and Lonzo Ball have impressed so far for their new teams at the NBA Summer League. Read more...

Photo: Following his one-and-done experience with UCLA men’s basketball. T.J. Leaf has been competing in the NBA Summer League with the Indiana Pacers. He has averaged 27 minutes per game in his three games so far, scoring 12.7 points a contest. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Following his one-and-done experience with UCLA men’s basketball. T.J. Leaf has been competing in the NBA Summer League with the Indiana Pacers. He has averaged 27 minutes per game in his three games so far, scoring 12.7 points a contest. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Russell Westbrook joins Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the third Bruin to be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Rundown: July 3

Men’s basketballRyan Smith, assistant Sports editor On June 26, former UCLA guard Russell Westbrook was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player award after a historic year. Read more...

Photo: Russell Westbrook joins Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the third Bruin to be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Russell Westbrook joins Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the third Bruin to be named the NBA's Most Valuable Player. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior Kimberly Wang has left her mark on the club archery team as the team president. UCLA won the gold medal in the Barebow Mixed team event at Chula Vista Outdoor Nationals in May. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Club archery team reflects on successful year, talks mental strategies

Justin Curley never shot a bow before attending the Archery Festival at the Enormous Activities Fair as a first-year student in September. “It sucked me in,” Curley said. Read more...

Photo: Senior Kimberly Wang has left her mark on the club archery team as the team president. UCLA won the gold medal in the Barebow Mixed team event at Chula Vista Outdoor Nationals in May. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior Kimberly Wang has left her mark on the club archery team as the team president. UCLA won the gold medal in the Barebow Mixed team event at Chula Vista Outdoor Nationals in May. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. 
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Lonzo Ball, T.J. Leaf among four Bruins selected in 2017 NBA Draft

This post was updated June 22 at 9:32 p.m. Lonzo Ball got his wish. The Los Angeles Lakers selected the former UCLA point guard as the second pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Read more...

Photo: Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former Bruin point guard Lonzo Ball led UCLA men's basketball to a 31-5 record in his only season in Westwood. He was the second overall pick at the 2017 NBA Draft on Thursday night, selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. 
(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares thoughts on John Wooden at book signing

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sat down with Tyus Edney to talk about everything from training with Bruce Lee in Bel-Air to the release of his new book, “Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court.” The UCLA Black Alumni Association hosted a book-signing event for the NBA’s all-time leading scorer at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. Read more...

Photo: Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Former men's basketball guard and current assistant coach Tyus Edney sat down with Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss the release of his new book at Pauley Pavilion on Saturday. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore Cole Madey was one of three Bruins to participate in the NCAA Regionals. Madey finished tied for 45th after three rounds in the Washington Regional, shooting twelve over par. (Courtesy of Cliff Grassmick)

Men’s golf sends three Bruins to NCAA regionals, finishes season

The UCLA men’s golf team was not selected to compete at an NCAA regional, but three members of the team had the opportunity to compete individually for a spot in the NCAA championship. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore Cole Madey was one of three Bruins to participate in the NCAA Regionals. Madey finished tied for 45th after three rounds in the Washington Regional, shooting twelve over par. (Courtesy of Cliff Grassmick)

Sophomore Cole Madey was one of three Bruins to participate in the NCAA Regionals. Madey finished tied for 45th after three rounds in the Washington Regional, shooting twelve over par. (Courtesy of Cliff Grassmick)