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Men’s basketball goes into Arizona game with hopes of breaking losing streak

The Wildcats may not be at the top of the Pac-12 this season, but they are still at the top of the Bruins’ hit list. UCLA men’s basketball (10-9, 3-3 Pac-12) will welcome Arizona (14-6, 5-2) to Pauley Pavilion on Saturday with a chance to break a three-game losing streak and avenge their loss to the Wildcats in last year’s Pac-12 tournament. Read more...

Photo: Freshman center Moses Brown will get his first taste of the UCLA-Arizona rivalry when the Wildcats visit Pauley Pavilion on Saturday in the only meeting between the two schools this season. Brown is averaging 11.1 points on 65.3 percent shooting and 8.6 rebounds this season. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Jaylen Hands blends broad music taste with basketball to reflect on his gameplay

Jaylen Hands has always had a reputation as a high-flying human highlight reel. The first time he wore a UCLA men’s basketball jersey, he dunked on Steve Alford. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands’ taste in music doesn’t always align with his teammates’, but he said he enjoys contemplating lyrics and incorporating his favorite artists’ creativity and honesty into his play style on the court. (Photo by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Illustration by Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Un-Connon Opinions: Best bet for men’s basketball coach might be overlooked amid lackluster prospects

There have been a lot of names thrown out there for the UCLA men’s basketball head coaching job. The thing is, I’m just not impressed. John Beilein and Tony Bennett aren’t going anywhere. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s basketball is in the midst of another coaching search, with popular candidates being Virginia’s Tony Bennett and Nevada’s Eric Musselman – but Marquette coach Steve “Wojo” Wojciechowski should be the Bruins’ top choice. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Rundown: Jan. 24

GymnasticsAngie Forburger, assistant Sports editor It was another week of honors for the Bruins. After No. 2 UCLA gymnastics (2-0, 1-0 Pac-12) swept last week’s Pac-12 honors, two members of the team were recognized this week following the Bruins’ season-high score of 197.775 in their win over Arizona State on Monday. Read more...

Photo: (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA gets ball rolling to sign last of promising 2019 football prospects

Two weeks remain for coach Chip Kelly to round out his 2019 recruiting class. UCLA football has just 17 commits for this year’s class – tied for second-fewest in the Pac-12 – but Kelly and the Bruins have been making their final push over the past few weeks, visiting multiple high schools every day and hosting several visiting prospects every weekend. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football has signed 15 players for its 2019 recruiting class with 13 days to go until National Signing Day. Four-star recruit and recent USC decommit Jordan Wilmore, who has the Bruins in his top three, is one of the highest ranked remaining prospects on Chip Kelly’s board. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball freshmen prepare for first game against USC

Jalen Hill may not have taken on USC last year, but he said he is fully aware of what’s at stake this weekend. “It’s USC-UCLA: That’s historic,” said the redshirt freshman forward. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s basketball forward Jalen Hill did not get to take part in the crosstown rivalry as a true freshman, but he said he is excited to finally get the chance to do so Saturday. Hill is averaging 3.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per game this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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