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No. 5 UCLA at Washington canceled due to COVID-19 issues

Dec. 03, 2021 20:13 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — No. 5 UCLA’s game at Washington on Sunday has been canceled because of COVID-19 issues in the Huskies’ program. The game won’t be rescheduled and it will count as a Pac-12 victory for the Bruins. That’s because of the league’s rule for games...

No. 5 UCLA beats Colorado 73-61 in Pac-12 opener

Dec. 02, 2021 00:27 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spurred on by Russell Westbrook's courtside encouragement, Tyger Campbell kept firing away. Campbell scored 21 points, tying his career high with four 3-pointers, and No. 5 UCLA recovered after blowing most of a 17-point first-half lead to beat...

No. 2 UCLA shoots nearly 50% against UNLV for 73-51 win

Nov. 27, 2021 20:26 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UCLA Bruins had three days off in Las Vegas to think about how they were going to rebound from losing to No. 1 Gonzaga by 20 points. No. 2 UCLA wasted no time on Saturday, scoring 14 unanswered points early in the first half to beat UNLV 73-51. ...

No. 1 Gonzaga turns showdown with No. 2 UCLA into 83-63 rout

Nov. 24, 2021 01:10 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chet Holmgren swatted the ball off the backboard, turned and coolly brought it up the floor like a spider-legged point guard. He lost a defender with a dribble behind his back at the top of the key, took two steps and stretched out his 7-foot-1 frame for a two-handed dunk....

1-2 matchup of Gonzaga, UCLA highlights hoops tourney feast

Nov. 23, 2021 02:24 AM EST

This time of the year is all about friends and family, turkey and pie, and plenty of football to take up the days. Better make some room for some basketball, too. The rise of exempt tournaments the past few years has turned the week of Thanksgiving...

No. 1 Gonzaga routs Central Michigan, to face No. 2 UCLA

Nov. 23, 2021 01:59 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chet Holmgren scored 19 points and No. 1 Gonzaga breezed past Central Michigan 107-54 on Monday night in the Empire Classic ahead of a Final Four rematch with No. 2 UCLA. Gonzaga (5-0), the No. 1 team for the 19th straight week, has defeated its first...

No. 2 UCLA withstands Bellarmine rally, wins 75-62

Nov. 22, 2021 23:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No. 2 UCLA won the game on the scoreboard. Mick Cronin thought it was a loss. With a heavyweight rematch waiting on the Las Vegas Strip, the Bruins' coach didn't think he got the full 40-minute effort he hoped for from his group. ...

Gonzaga, UCLA hold down top poll spots ahead of showdown

Nov. 22, 2021 12:37 PM EST

Gonzaga and UCLA continued their hold on the top two spots in The Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll on Monday, setting the stage for their highly anticipated showdown this week, while Purdue and Duke barged their way into the top five. The Bulldogs (4-0) had...

POLL ALERT: Purdue jumps to No. 3 behind Gonzaga, UCLA in Top 25, then Kansas, Duke; Arizona, Seton Hall, BYU, Xavier in

Nov. 22, 2021 12:35 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Purdue jumps to No. 3 behind Gonzaga, UCLA in Top 25, then Kansas, Duke; Arizona, Seton Hall, BYU, Xavier in.

No. 2 UCLA blows out North Florida 98-63 for 4th win in row

Nov. 18, 2021 01:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a team talented enough that anybody can score, UCLA is still working on its defense. The second-ranked Bruins knew coach Mick Cronin was unhappy with their effort in a blowout win two nights earlier. They responded with another one-sided victory...