UCLA Bruins

UCLA Bruins vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes

The UCLA Bruins and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane face off on Friday as they close out the first round action in the NCAA Tournament. The Bruins are -9 point favorites over the Golden Hurricanes with an over/under point total set at 151.5 The UCLA Bruins had their share of ups and downs this season but they finished on a high note winning the Pac-12 Tournament. UCLA is 5-1 in neutral site games and 12-2 in non-conference games. Jordan Adams is averaging 17.2 points and 5.3 rebounds to lead the Bruins. Kyle Anderson is averaging 14.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 6.6 assists, Norman Powell is averaging 11.3 points, and Zach LaVine is averaging 10 points. UCLA is averaging 81.8 points and they are shooting 49 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. UCLA appears to be peaking just at the right time. The Read More

Washington St. Cougars vs. UCLA Bruins

The Washington State Cougars and the UCLA Bruins face off on Saturday in Pac-12 college basketball. The Bruins are -1 point favorites over the Cougars. The Washington State Cougars have lost eight games in a row and they are tied for last place in the Pac-12. Wazzu is 2-15 in the Pac-12 and 6-8 at home this season. DaVonte Lacy is averaging 19.6 points per game to lead the Cougars. D.J. Shelton is averaging 9.9 points and 9.4 rebounds, Que Johnson is averaging 9.7 points, and Royce Woolridge is averaging 7.3 points. Washington State is averaging 62 points and they are shooting 40.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.3 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. Washington State is coming off of a bad home loss to USC. The UCLA Bruins have won their last two games and six of their last eight. UCLA is 12-5 in the Read More

UCLA Bruins vs. California Golden Bears

The UCLA Bruins and the Cal Golden Bears face off on Sunday in a Pac-12 college basketball matchup. The Bruins are -6 point favorites over the Golden Bears. The UCLA Bruins have won three of their last four games and are in third place in the Pac-12 standings. UCLA is 4-2 in Pac-12 play and they are 12-1 at home this season. Jordan Adams is averaging 17.5 points and 5.7 rebounds and he is the Bruins leading scorer. Kyle Anderson is averaging 15.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 6.7 assists, Zach LaVine is averaging 12.4 points, and Norman Powell is averaging 10.8 points. UCLA is averaging 84.7 points and they are shooting 50.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. UCLA is looking to get back into the rankings. The Cal Golden Bears had been rolling winning their first five Pac-12 games but Read More

UCLA Bruins vs. Washington Huskies

The UCLA Bruins and the Washington Huskies face off on Friday Night for a Pac-12 college football matchup. The Bruins are -3 point favorites over the Huskies with an over/under point total set at 62. The UCLA Bruins have their destiny in their own hands; if the Bruins win out their regular season schedule they go to the Pac-12 Championship game and if they win that game they go to the Rose Bowl. While the formula seems simple for UCLA, the task at hand isn’t as they still have tough matchups ahead and even if they do make it to the Pac-12 Title Game their likely opponents look to be Stanford or Oregon, both teams that have beaten UCLA this season. The Bruins are coming off of a road win against Arizona where while the score looked fairly close in the end, it never really was a very close game Read More

UCLA Bruins vs. Colorado Buffaloes

The UCLA Bruins and the Colorado Buffaloes face off on Saturday in Pasadena in a Pac-12 college football matchup. The Bruins are -27 point favorites over the Buffaloes. UCLA has had their chances to prove that they belong on the same stage as other college football powerhouses but back to back losses to Stanford and Oregon have shown that the Bruins stull have some work to do. The UCLA offense is averaging 36.1 points and 469.1 yards per game and they have turned the ball over 11 times. Brett Hundley has completed 67 percent of his passes for 1,725 yards with 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions and he has rushed for 359 yards and four touchdowns. Jordan James has been out but he is averaging 6.3 yards per carry with five touchdowns but he has played just four games while Paul Perkins has rushed for 331 yards and three touchdowns Read More

Utah Utes vs. UCLA Bruins

The Utah Utes and the UCLA Bruins face off on Thursday Night in a mid week Pac-12 face off. The Bruins are -3 point favorites over the Utes. The Utah Utes bounced back from their first loss of the season by knocking off BYU in the Holy War but after a week off they face a stiff test in this one. Utah’s offense doesn’t always make it look pretty but the numbers are there as they are averaging 504.8 yards and 42 points per game. QB Travis Wilson is completing 64.3 percent of his passes with nine touchdowns and three interceptions while rushing for 251 yards and five touchdowns and being sacked just four times. Bubba Poole is averaging 5.2 yards per carry with a touchdown and he also has 15 catches and Lucky Radley has two rushing touchdowns and a touchdown catch. Dres Anderson has 18 catches and three Read More

UCLA Bruins

Only one thing would be more impressive in Jim Mora’s second year with the 9-5, 6-3 UCLA Bruins. No not winning the National Championship and finishing the year No. 1. So at least three defending the Pacific-12 South Division. UCLA beat cross-town rival Southern California in Pasadena to play opposite of Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship. The Bruins weren’t expected to win the South last season so you can imagine if they were to repeat the feat this year. As surprising as it was last season UCLA will need more to do even more right in 2013 to get back there. It all starts with sophomore quarterback Brett Hundley. Without running back Johnathan Franklin, junior Jordon James, senior Malcolm Jones and senior Damian Thigpen will battle each other to get on the field each Saturday. The Bruins also will expect a lot out of senior wide receiver Shaq Evans who Read More

Baylor Bears vs. UCLA Bruins

The high flying offenses of the Baylor Bears and the UCLA Bruins take the field in the Holiday Bowl.  The Bruins are -1 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 74.5. Robert Griffin might be gone but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the numbers Baylor has put up. The best offense in the game that racked up 579 yards and 44 points behind the #3 air attack and #19 ground game. In other words, the Bears had zero problem doing what they wanted, when they wanted. Nick Florence was no RG III but he did a pretty good impression of the former star by completing 61.2% of his throws for 4121 yards with 31 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Terrance Williams was the star of the receiving corps with 95 catches for 1764 yards and 12 scores with Tevin Reese (51-889), Lanear Sampson (51-639) Read More

Stanford Cardinals vs. UCLA Bruins

The Stanford Cardinal and the UCLA Bruins open up their Pac-12 schedules as they meet in Palo Alto on Thursday.  The Cardinals are -6.5 point favorites over the Bruins with an over/under point total set at 127. Stanford is off to a decent start to the year as Johnny Dawkins team is 10-2 heading into conference play but with the Pac-12 getting little respect from the NCAA selection committee in recent years they are going to need to do something special to be dancing this March. Stanford has played just one team ranked in the top 25 taking a respectable six point loss to Syracuse at Madison Square Garden but after putting together five wins the Cardinal are coming off of a tough loss to a sub-par Butler team. Josh Owens is averaging 12.7 points and 5.4 rebounds, Chasson Randle is averaging 11.8 points, and Aaron Bright is averaging 11.3 Read More

UCLA Bruins vs. Washington Huskies

The Washington Huskies are 7-point home favorites over the UCLA Bruins this evening in Pac-10 play.  The over/under total for the game is set at 150. These are two of the top teams in the Pac-10. If the regular season ended today, UCLA would be the second seed in the Pac-10 Tournament while Washington would be third.  There are still two more games in the regular season to create momentum heading into March Madness. UCLA is 21-8 overall and 14-15 against the spread.  The Bruins are currently locked in a first-place tie in the Pac-10 with Arizona at 12-4.  UCLA forced its way into a first-place with Arizona on Saturday when the Bruins beat them 71-49 as 3-point home favorites. The Bruins opened up a 10-point halftime advantage, 40-30, before dominating the second half with their defense, 31-19.  Forward Reeves Nelson stepped up with 27 points and 16 rebounds, while Read More