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UCLA star Johnny Juzang enters NBA draft

Apr. 20, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Juzang, who starred for UCLA in the Bruins’ run to the Final Four, is entering his name in the NBA draft but not hiring an agent. The sophomore guard announced his decision Tuesday on social media, leaving open the possibility of returning to...

UCLA signs Rutgers grad transfer Myles Johnson

Apr. 19, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has signed Rutgers transfer Myles Johnson, who will be a senior in the fall when he enrolls in graduate school. Johnson averaged 8.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocks starting 22 of 28 games for Rutgers last season, when the Scarlet Knights...

Mick Cronin gets 2-year contract extension at UCLA

Apr. 08, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Cronin has been rewarded for UCLA’s surprising run to the Final Four with a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Martin Jarmond announced Thursday that the deal worth a guaranteed $4 million per year runs through the 2026-27 season. ...

The Latest: Baylor 1st national title denies Zags perfection

Apr. 05, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the national championship game between Baylor and Gonzaga (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Baylor is on top of the college basketball world, winning its first national championship while denying perfection for Gonzaga....

It's on: Gonzaga vs. Baylor for the national championship

Apr. 04, 2021 10:39 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor made a mockery of the first Final Four game, stifling Houston for a chance at the program’s first national title. Then Gonzaga made miracles happen, winning on one of the greatest shots in NCAA Tournament history. The showdown between Baylor...

To the bank! Suggs hits the winner, Zags top UCLA 93-90

Apr. 04, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Suggs took the inbounds pass and saw nothing but clear sailing. Three dribbles. Past the half-court line. A little stutter-step. And straight into history. The Gonzaga freshman banked in a shot at the buzzer from near the...

Overtime buzzer-beater ends Bruins impressive tourney run

Apr. 04, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

At halftime Saturday night, UCLA coach Mick Cronin challenged his team to keep it close for 10 more minutes and that they should then be able to crank up the pressure on unbeaten Gonzaga. The flawless combination created a masterpiece of a college basketball game. It just...

Undefeated Gonzaga beats UCLA on last-second shot, advances to NCAA Tournament final against Baylor

Apr. 03, 2021 23:28 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Undefeated Gonzaga beats UCLA on last-second shot, advances to NCAA Tournament final against Baylor.

The Latest: Gonzaga stuns UCLA to keep perfect season alive

Apr. 03, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Final Four (all times EDT): 11:15 p.m. Gonzaga has given fans the NCAA championship game they wanted with a shot for the ages. Jalen Suggs banked in a shot from near midcourt at the...

Father Hep: Cronin's dad relishes UCLA's run to Final Four

Apr. 03, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

Father's Day has come early for Hep Cronin this year. Actually, it has been more like Father's Month. The 79-year-old dad of UCLA coach Mick Cronin has become an unlikely celebrity during the Bruins' run to the Final Four. CBS and Turner's cameras have been focused on the...