Wednesday, 04 November 2015 13:48

Steve Alford Weekly Presser

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UCLA men's basketball coach, Steve Alford met the press for his weekly press conference. He spends time talking about the new 30 second shot clock, Aaron Holiday and much more.…
LOS ANGELES – The UCLA men’s basketball team will face UNLV in its first game of the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center on the island of…
Bruin basketball coach Steve Alford should benefit for the NCAA rule changes that have been approved for the upcoming 2015-16 season.   The biggest UCLA plus is the reduction in…
Thursday, 18 June 2015 12:57

UCLA’S Thomas Welsh Selected

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UCLA’S THOMAS WELSH SELECTED TO USA BASKETBALL U19 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UCLA’s Thomas Welsh has earned one of 12 spots on the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s…
UCLA BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES 2015-16 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Bruins’ 13-game non-conference slate features matchups with Kentucky, North Carolina and Gonzaga   LOS ANGELES – The UCLA men’s basketball team will play 13 non-conference…
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UCLA’s Thomas Welsh has been selected as one of 24 players to take part in the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team training camp that…
Monday, 04 May 2015 13:26

UCLA Hoops Can Battle For NCAA Title

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UCLA’s overall basketball talent for the 2015-16 is one step below Arizona and now California with the Bears landing top five impact recruits in Jaylen Brown and Ivan Rabb. However,…
In part II, BruinBru.com will break down the Bruin basketball team and what the player rotation might be for Steve Alford for the season of 2015-16. Here are key improvements…
Steve Alford has two proven ways to build UCLA basketball to go further than the ‘Sweet 16’ in future NCAA Basketball Tournaments. There are the Kentucky and Duke formulas of…
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 13:09

Video: Jim Mora After Practice Presser

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UCLA head coach, Jim Mora met with the press after a chilly spring practice in Westwood. He was obviously pleased with the way spring is going thus far after four…
Thursday, 02 April 2015 13:06

Video: Norman Powell Post Season Presser

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell met the UCLA beat media one more time. The Bruin guard had an outstanding career, especially his senior season. He talks about his career, the…
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 14:27

Video: Bryce Alford Post Season Presser

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Basketball season is over and the Bruins were for the second year in row stopped in the round of Sweet 16. Sophomore guard, Bryce Alford reflects on the season and…
Saturday, 28 March 2015 13:49

Bruins Bounced From Tourney

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For the second season in a row UCLA (22-14) and their march in March Madness is halted at the round of the Sweet 16. For the second time this season,…
Friday, 27 March 2015 14:16

Bruins Play Zags in the Sweet 16

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UCLA (22-13) has advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 (Regional Semifinal) for the second straight year joining Arizona, Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State and Wisconsin, other programs with that distinction.…
Thursday, 26 March 2015 18:12

Video: Norman Powell Pre Sweet16 Presser

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell will be playing in his second consecutive Sweet 16. He talks about his four-year journey as a Bruin and about surpassing expectations of even making…
Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:38

Video: Steve Alford On the Way To Houston

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UCLA basketball coach, Steve Alford met with members of the media for the last time before he and his team hop on a plane to Houston where they will meet…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 15:10

Video: Kevon Looney Pre Sweet 16 Presser

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UCLA freshman forward sensation, Kevon Looney met the Los Angeles press and handled with the poise he has displayed all season long. He talks about the forthcoming Gonzaga game and…
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:31

Video: Steve Alford Pre Sweet 16 Presser

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Bruin basketball coach, Steve Alford met with an abundance of Los Angeles media, even the Pac 12 Network was on hand, to talk about UCLA's journey to the Sweet 16.…
Sunday, 22 March 2015 00:23

How Sweet 16 It Is

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UCLA (22-13) will move onto the round of Sweet 16 after handling a feisty and determined UAB team 92-75. The Bruins were bolstered by an outstanding inside game by Bruin…
Saturday, 21 March 2015 15:23

Bruins Play UAB in Round 3

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UCLA (21-13) will play a third-round game in the NCAA Tournament against UAB (20-15). The Bruins have advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s third round (Round of 32) for the second…
Friday, 20 March 2015 13:53

Video: Tony Perkins Pre Tourney Presser

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UCLA junior big man, Tony Parker met with the Los Angeles media before leaving for Louisville to discuss the tournament. He talks about the closeness of the team, freshman forward…
Friday, 20 March 2015 01:26

A Clutch Alford Leads Bruins To Victory

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Things were looking grim for the Bruins and a bounce from March Madness in the first-round was looking very likely. It was unfortunate because UCLA was playing outstanding basketball and…
Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:33

Video: Norman Powell Pre Tourney Presser

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell met with the Los Angeles media just before heading to the airport to take on SMU in round one of the NCAA Tourney. Many felt…
Thursday, 19 March 2015 12:19

Bruins Play SMU in Round 1

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UCLA (20-13) opens the 2015 NCAA Tournament as the No. 11 seed in the South Region, facing No. 6-seed SMU (27-6). This is the third straight season the Bruins have…
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 13:14

Video: Steve Alford Pre Tourney Presser

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UCLA head basketball coach, Steve Alford, met the Los Angeles media before he and his team headed for the airport to partake in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament. He…
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 13:27

UCLA Is In And That Is All That Matters

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UCLA gets to play SMU on Thursday afternoon in Louisville in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. It is a lot better than hosting UC Davis tomorrow night in Pauley Pavilion in…
Monday, 16 March 2015 18:55

UCLA Still the Talk Of College Hoops

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Haters are going to hate. The outcry on twitter and other places, by both professional journalists and fans when the word was heard that the Bruins made the NCAA Tournament…
Saturday, 14 March 2015 13:34

Bruins Lose To Cats and Now Will Wait

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There is no doubt about it, UCLA (20-13, 11-7 Pac-12) gave it their all, but still fell short, to No. 1 seed Arizona (30-3, 16-2 Pac 12) 70-64. It looked…
Friday, 13 March 2015 13:15

Bruins To Play Cats

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UCLA (20-12, 11-7 Pac-12) fueled by a red hot Isaac Hamilton and his career best 36 points, were able to get by their cross town rival USC (11-20, 3-15 Pac…
Friday, 13 March 2015 04:41

Bruins Beat Trojans, Again

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A red hot Isaac Hamilton and his career best 36 points spurred UCLA (20-12, 11-7 Pac-12) to defeat their cross town rival USC (11-20, 3-15 Pac 12) for third time…
Thursday, 12 March 2015 13:04

Bruins To Play Trojans For A Third Time

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For the third time this season UCLA (19-12, 11-7 Pac-12) will take on their cross town rival, USC (11-19, 3-15 Pac 12) and this time the stakes are higher than…
Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:53

Video: Norman Powell Pac 12 Tourney

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell met with the Bruin beat media. Powell discussed him being named All-Pac 12, the Pac 12 tourney, a little bit of what it will take…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 22:55

Video: Bryce Alford Weekly Presser

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UCLA sophomore guard, Bryce Alford talked about the benefit of getting rest before the Pac 12 tournament. He also talks about how the veterans have to lead the younger players…
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 14:22

Video: Steve Alford Weekly Presser

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UCLA head basketball coach, Steve Alford met with the Bruin beat media for his weekly press conference. He opened the presser with the announcement of the Mo Ostin Basketball Center…
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 14:50

UCLA Hoops Down To Two Game Season

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Steve Alford and the UCLA basketball team are down to a two-game season this week in Las Vegas at the Pac-12 conference tournament if the Bruins want to receive a…
Senior guard Norman Powell earns first-team All-Pac-12 acclaim   SAN FRANCISCO – UCLA senior guard Norman Powell has earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors while freshman forward Kevon Looney has been named a…
Monday, 09 March 2015 13:37

Video: The Comic Stylings Of Tony Parker

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One thing that you can be assured of whenever, Tony Parker takes the mic is there will be laughter. After the USC game was no different. Parker talks about the…
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:45

Vide: Norman Powell and Bryce Alford Post USC

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell hit the podium shortly before his sophomore guard teammate, Bryce Alford and Powell talked about his last game as a Bruin on Nell and John…
Thursday, 05 March 2015 15:11

Bruins Take Care Of Business Sends Troy Packing

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UCLA (19-12, 11-7 Pac-12) continued their dominance over their cross town rival, USC (11-19, 3-15 Pac 12) and their dominance at Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins closed out the season with…
Thursday, 05 March 2015 07:25

Video: Steve Alford After USC Presser

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UCLA head coach, Steve Alford met with the press and paid tribute to his seniors, then he talked about the USC game. He also touched on the Pac 12 Tournament…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 22:08

Video: Tony Parker Entertains On and Off Court

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UCLA big man Tony Parker has proven reliably that he will make the media laugh with most of his interviews. He is witty and no one can escape his playful…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 15:38

Bruins Ready For Trojans At Pauley

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The first time around when UCLA (18-12, 11-7 Pac-12) played cross town rival USC (11-18, 3-14 Pac 12) at the Galen Center, it was only the second time the Bruins…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 14:54

Video: Norman Powell On Last Game At Pauley

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell, will play his last game as a Bruin at Pauley Pavilion and the icing on the cake the contest is against arch rival USC. Powell…
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 04:17

Video: Steve Alford Weekly Presser

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UCLA head coach, Steve Alford met with the media and discussed the importance of the USC game. He also speaks on the importance of UCLA junior big man, Tony Parker,…
Monday, 02 March 2015 15:09

Bruins Win Remain On Bubble

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One down and more to go. It wasn’t easy, but UCLA (18-12, 11-7 Pac-12) will take it, as it took all they had, to beat an inspired and hustling Washington…
Sunday, 01 March 2015 17:13

Bruins On the Bubble Host WSU

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UCLA (17-12, 9-7 Pac-12) is down to their last two regular games of the season. A loss to either Washington State (12-15, 6-9 Pac-12), who the Bruins play on Sunday…
Saturday, 28 February 2015 15:59

Video: Kevon Looney Talks Defense

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Bruin freshman sensation, Kevon Looney has been outstanding on both ends of the floor. He addressed defense and more specifically being out front on the 3-2 zone. He talks about…
Friday, 27 February 2015 16:07

Video: Norman Powell Shows Leadership

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UCLA senior guard, Norman Powell spoke to the media and displayed his outstanding leadership qualities. He saw a silver lining in defeat against Arizona and he talked about Tony Parker's…
Thursday, 26 February 2015 15:12

Bruins Start Fast and Beat Huskies

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It is amazing, the difference of this UCLA basketball team, when they in Pauley Pavilion and when they play on the road. Smarting from a two-game losing streak against the…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:26

Bruins To Host Huskies

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UCLA (16-12, 8-7 Pac 12) is back at home to face Washington (15-11, 4-10 Pac 12) at Pauley Pavilion where the Bruins are a different team. At home UCLA has…
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 14:36

Video: Jerry Schilling Talks Defense

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UCLA assistant basketball coach, Jerry Schilling filled in for head coach Steve Alford who was nursing a hernia procedure. Alford is expected back for Wednesday's game. Schilling talked about UCLA's…
Monday, 23 February 2015 15:17

Video: Norman Powell and the Art Of Dunking

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Before UCLA left for the desert, Norman Powell talked about his former teammate, Zach Levine winning the NBA Slam Dunk contest and of course one of Powell's patented dunks was…
Monday, 23 February 2015 14:36

Video: Isaac Hamilton

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UCLA guard Isaac Hamilton met with the press before hitting the road to play the Arizona schools. One of the topics he was asked about in on his last home…
Sunday, 22 February 2015 16:05

Bruins Show Heart In Losing Cause

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Everyone knew that the Bruins had their work cut out for them playing the No. 7 Wildcats at the always tough McKale Center. The Bruins played valiantly jumping out to…
Saturday, 21 February 2015 16:07

Bruins Have Challenging Last Road Game

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UCLA (16-11, 8-6) has its work cut out for them when they take on No. 7 Arizona (23-3, 11-2) at the always tough McKale Center when the two teams meet…
Friday, 20 February 2015 01:10

Video: Kevon Looney Meets the Press

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UCLA freshman sensation, Kevon Looney met with the press earlier in the week and he discussed what it means to be in the hunt for the Karl Malone Award, UCLA's…
Thursday, 19 February 2015 15:11

Bruins Drop Tough One In the Desert

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UCLA (16-11m 8-6 Pac 12) left another winnable road game on the floor at Wells Fargo Arena losing by two points, 68-66, to an inspired Arizona State team, led by…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 17:34

UCLA Hits the Road To Play ASU

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UCLA (16-10, 8-5 Pac 12) is going on the road for the last time during the regular season. It has been well documented and discussed how different UCLA plays at…
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 03:08

Video: Steve Alford Weekly Presser

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UCLA basketball coach, Steve Alford met with the Bruin beat press before he takes his team on an all important road trip to Arizona to play ASU and Arizona. One…
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 17:30

Video: Kevon Looney Post Oregon Presser

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UCLA freshman forward sensation, Kevon Looney has added the three-ball to his arsenal of weapons. In the last two games, Looney has shown that he can hit the three-ball. He…
Monday, 16 February 2015 15:35

Video: Tony Parker and Norman Powell Talk Oregon

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Junior big man, Tony Parker and senior guard, Norman Powell met with the press after the Oregon game to discuss what the team did right and they discussed the coming…
Sunday, 15 February 2015 16:14

Bruins Sweep Oregon Schools

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This was a rewarding weekend of games for UCLA (16-10, 8-5 Pac 12) and their fans. The Bruins did what they had to do and that was sweep two very…
Sunday, 15 February 2015 03:21

Video: Steve Alford Post Oregon Presser

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UCLA head coach, Steve Alford met with the press to discuss the Oregon game and obviously, he was very pleased. The win made it a clean sweep over the Oregon…
Saturday, 14 February 2015 16:26

UCLA Going For the Sweep

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UCLA (15-10, 7-5 Pac 12) were buried by a hot shooting Oregon (18-6, 8-4 Pac 12) team 82-64 the last time the two teams played. We must be reminded that…
Friday, 13 February 2015 20:04

Video: Isaac Hamilton Post OSU Presser

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UCLA sophomore guard, Isaac Hamilton played perhaps his beast game as a Bruins scoring 16 points and a career high nine assists. A young man of few words met with…
Thursday, 12 February 2015 23:14

Video: Parker and Alford Post Oregon State

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UCLA junior center Tony Parker was his usual comedic self when meeting the media. What wasn't known was that Bryce Alford has some comic game. The duo made everyone in…
Thursday, 12 February 2015 16:25

Bruins Pound Beavers

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What a difference a venue makes. In stark contrast to UCLA’s previous meeting with Oregon State in Corvallis, the Bruins (15-10, 7-5 Pac 12) playing in Pauley Pavilion pounded the…