Wednesday, May 27



UCLA men’s basketball’s Jalen Hill withdraws name from NBA Draft pool

Coach Mick Cronin got one of his players back for the next season. Redshirt sophomore forward/center Jalen Hill has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft pool, according to UCLA Athletics, leaving junior guard Chris Smith as the only underclassman scheduled to leave Cronin’s program. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore forward/center Jalen Hill – UCLA men’s basketball’s rebounds and blocks leader this season – has withdrawn his name from the NBA Draft pool. Hill will likely return to Westwood this fall. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)


Battle of the Editors: Best Bruins in the bubble to feature on the cover of future NCAA video games

Many people who usually spend their time watching live sports have had a lot more free time on their hands amid the COVID-19 outbreak, and video games are the closest simulations to their favorite pastimes. Read more...

Photo: (Photo illustration by Liz Ketcham, Alice Naland, Tanmay Shankar and Callista Wu/Daily Bruin staff)



NCAA expresses support for student-athlete name, image and likeness compensation

The movement started in California early last year is nearing a resolution – collegiate athletes will soon get paid.  The NCAA Board of Governors said Wednesday that it is moving forward with allowing student-athletes to profit off of their name, image and likeness from advertisers and other forms of work. Read more...

Photo: The NCAA announced Wednesday that it was moving forward with allowing student-athletes to profit off of their name, image and likeness. (Daily Bruin file photo)


UCLA men’s basketball forward/center Jalen Hill enters 2020 NBA Draft

Coach Mick Cronin might be losing another player to the NBA. After his second playing season in Westwood, Jalen Hill has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore forward/center Jalen Hill led UCLA men’s basketball in rebounds and blocks this season. Hill became the second Bruin to declare for the 2020 NBA Draft on Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)