Saturday, January 18

Bruins bring down Huskies in 1st conference game of season

Jake Kyman’s career night kept the Bruins alive, but it was his final attempt with eight seconds to go that saved the game. Down by one with 24 seconds to play, the Bruins took the ball up the court and eventually swung the ball around to Kyman, who knocked down the wide open game-winner from the wing. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard/forward Jake Kyman scored a career-high 21 points in UCLA men’s basketball’s victory over Washington on Thursday. Kyman scored all of his points off of 3-pointers, going 7-of-12 from deep on the night. (Courtesy of Lydia Ely/UW Daily)

Men’s basketball leads Washington by 10 points at halftime

Both teams fell victim to foul trouble in the first half, but the visiting Bruins pounced and took an early lead. UCLA men’s basketball (7-6) leads Washington (10-3) 34-24 at halftime in the Bruins’ Pac-12 season opener. Read more...

Photo: Junior guard Chris Smith posted 11 points and four rebounds in the first half against Washington on Thursday. Smith entered the game averaging 11.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game on the season. (Courtesy of Lydia Ely/UW Daily)

Conference play will be men’s basketball’s chance to improve on the season

The Bruins posted the same nonconference record under Mick Cronin in 2019 as they did under Steve Alford in 2018. But unlike Alford, Cronin still has his job heading into Pac-12 play – and the Conference of Champions is in a much different position than it was last season. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore forward Jalen Hill leads UCLA men’s basketball with 7.8 rebounds per game this season while also shooting a team-high 54.4% mark from the field. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA football’s Devin Asiasi to forgo senior year to enter 2020 NFL Draft

For the second offseason in a row, the Bruins’ top tight end is going pro. Redshirt junior tight end Devin Asiasi declared for the 2020 NFL Draft via Twitter on Wednesday, forgoing his final year of eligibility with UCLA football. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior tight end Devin Asiasi was UCLA football’s second-leading receiver this season, putting up career-high marks of 44 receptions and 641 yards while playing all 12 games. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

UCLA men’s basketball taken down by Tar Heels in turnover-ridden game

A back-and-forth affair in Las Vegas turned into a game of runs, and the Bruins wound up on the losing end. UCLA men’s basketball (7-5) lost to North Carolina (7-5) 74-64 in the opening game of the CBS Sports Classic on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard/forward Jaime Jaquez Jr. hauled in a team-high 10 rebounds against North Carolina on Saturday. Jaquez also led UCLA with nine first-half points, and he finished the game with 14. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball heads to Las Vegas, looks for first win against UNC of decade

The Bruins will have one last shot to beat the Tar Heels before the decade comes to a close. UCLA men’s basketball (7-4) and North Carolina (6-5) will tip off at the CBS Sports Classic in Las Vegas on Saturday, with the Tar Heels having won all four matchups against the Bruins so far in the 2010s. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore forward Cody Riley is UCLA men’s basketball’s second-ranked scorer and second-ranked rebounder. Riley scored 11 points and hauled in nine boards against North Carolina in Las Vegas last season. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

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