Saturday, April 4

25 years later, former men’s basketball players reflect on their 1995 championship

UCLA men’s basketball has won 11 NCAA championships, with its last coming in 1995 against Arkansas. The Bruins finished the regular season 32-1 and also won the Pac-10 regular season title. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Twenty-five years ago, Ed O’Bannon, Tyus Edney, Toby Bailey and the rest of the Bruins suited up for the 1995 national championship game in Seattle. Friday, they’ll be together again – albeit, not in person.

The Quad: A breakdown of SB 206, which allows student-athletes to monetize their likenesses

From within courtrooms to posts on LeBron James’ Instagram, the discussion of student-athletes’ name, image and likeness rights has seemingly come to an end. Not only is the bill a media magnet, but with articles titled “Free labor from college athletes may soon come to an end,” and “Should College Athletes Be Allowed to Get Paid?,” California Senate Bill 206 is bound to raise some eyebrows and shine a light on the interminable debate of student-athlete employability. Read more...

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