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2018 Schedule
13-5, 3rd in Pac-12

Tim Sullivan ESPN Producer 

UCLA's 3-time NCAA Player of the Year Bill Walton getting ready for UCLA vs Utah tonight 11p ET / 8p PT on ESPN2

LiAngelo: UCLA could've disclosed suspension length (0:34)

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Bubble Games (06Jan2018): Georgia (vs Alabama), Baylor (vs. Texas), Syracuse (vs. Norte Dame), Minnesota (vs. Indiana), UCLA (at Cal), Boise St (at Wyoming), Marquette (at Villanova), St. Bonaventure (at Saint Joseph's).

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star guard Anfernee Simons takes a visit to Tennessee this weekend. Also listed Florida, NC State, Alabama, Arizona State, Dayton, SMU, UCF. UCLA and South Carolina have also been recruiting him.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

After beating Kentucky and opening Pac-12 play with lopsided wins against Washington State and Washington, UCLA looked like it was finally finding a rhythm. Instead, the Bruins were handed arguably their most disappointing loss of the season: a double-overtime loss, 107-99, at Stanford (7-8). UCLA's Thomas Welsh missed about 14 missed in the first half after he sustained a laceration to his face and received three stitches, but still fouled out along with teammates G.G. Goloman and Kris Wilkes.

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16dJeff Goodman

Lithuanian coach: Ball brothers to 'play a lot'

Virginijus Seskus, the head coach of Prienu Vytautas, told ESPN that LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball will play on the court together and see significant minutes. The brothers are expected to debut in Lithuania on Jan. 9.


Amy Kimball ESPN 

Bill "talking" to Coach Wooden with little success. Some things never change! Washington State vs UCLA - ESPN2 11:00PM ET.

UCLA takes down No. 7 Kentucky (0:37)
Holiday breaks down Gabriel to seal UCLA's victory (0:23)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA junior guard Aaron Holiday with a clutch driving left-handed layup in the final minute to help lift the Bruins to a win over No. 7 Kentucky 83-75 at the CBS Sports Classic at the Smoothie King Center. Holiday, who had 20 points and 8 assists, was perhaps the biggest difference with his steady play at the point today, something Kentucky lacked.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky has narrowed the gap against UCLA with some active, lively defense. The Bruins lead, once 10 points, is now just four with 2:56 remaining. Hamidou Diallo, Kevin Knox and Wenyen Gabriel leading the late charge.

UCLA turns defense into points (0:18)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA taking it to Kentucky in the second half here. The Bruins are on an 8-0 run and lead by 10 with 7:33 left. Kentucky hasn't had a basket -- or a point -- in nearly four minutes.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

The Wildcats have come alive. After Kentucky fell down by 8 points, freshman Kevin Knox ignited his team with a 3-pointer and a thunderous dunk. Kentucky has narrowed UCLA's lead to just four points with 15:14 left.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA opens up the second half with consecutive 3-pointers and the Bruins have now scored 11 consecutive points, including a 5-0 run that ended the first half. Kentucky coach John Calipari called a timeout with 18:36 left in the second half as UCLA leads by six.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA makes an 10-2 run to close out the first half and is tied with No. 7 Kentucky, 39-39 at halftime in the CBS Sports Classic. The Bruins are shooting 48 percent from the floor, while Kentucky is shooting 39 percent and only 20 percent from 3-point land.

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25dJeff Goodman

UCLA suspends Riley, Hill for rest of season

Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who were suspended indefinitely along with LiAngelo Ball following a shoplifting arrest in China before the season, have had their suspensions extended for the remainder of the season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.025th
Rebounds Per Game40.2Tied-29th
Assists Per Game15.1Tied-105th
Points Allowed76.2Tied-274th

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Tournament History

Final Fours18
Tournament Record103-40
Championship Seasons1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
Tournament Appearances47