Maybe he's just being nice, but the UCLA coach says UA could be a Final Four team...and other pregame notes and links from Los Angeles...
LOS ANGELES - The day after Larry Drew II and Brandon Jennings played in the 2007 Cactus Classic at McKale Center, they each met with Lute Olson.
LOS ANGELES — The day after Larry Drew II and Brandon Jennings played in the 2007 Cactus Classic at McKale Center, they each met with Lute Olson.
UCLA's Ben Howland, emotional against WSU last weekend, was even-handed when asked about Bill Walton's criticism.
Before each of the past few seasons, Arizona Wildcats coach Sean Miller and UA athletic department officials pick a game for their now-annual “white-out” event.
Pac-12 basketball this week
The only people in America happier than Arizona Wildcats fans following Saturday night's miraculous come-from-behind win against Florida were the men who will coach against the UA this year.
Arizona forward Solomon Hill looks towards the basket as he's defended by UCLA guard Lazeric Jones.
LOS ANGELES - Whatever the official roster says, and it says UCLA's Josh Smith, Travis Wear and David Wear are all 6 feet 10 inches, they look bigger.
LOS ANGELES - They had no true point guard. They couldn't shoot straight. And the Arizona Wildcats were stuck with probably the most awkward Pac-12 tournament matchup they could ask for Thursday.
The UCLA coach did just fine without Josh Smith on Jan. 5, after all...and other notes after the Bruins' 55-40 win over USC from the Staples Center.
Sean Miller is hoping UA has learned some lessons from facing
formidable big men...and other notes/links entering tonight's
MoMo Jones not the only one to blame, Sean Miller says.
Even UA's players were glued to watching "The Jimmer" on