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Huskies topple Colorado behind Andrews’ 33 points

Andrew Andrews scored 25 of his 33 points in the second half, Marquese Chriss added 17 points, and Washington stayed on top of the Pac-12 Conference standings with a 95-83 …


WSU beats No. 25 UCLA; Kent’s first win over ranked team as Cougars coach

The standing ovations began before the grand finale at the game’s end.


UW tops No. 25 UCLA in 2 OTs

If you looked closely, in between the fouls and the fouls and the fouls, you could make out faint signs of a basketball game played on Friday night at Hec …


No. 20 Gonzaga struggles in closing minutes, again, in loss to UCLA

UCLA exacted revenge for two losses to Gonzaga last season, pulling out a 71-66 victory in front of a full house of 6,000 Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The …


Blanchette: Gonzaga doesn’t make plays at critical time in loss to UCLA

The downside to getting prime-time basketball names like Arizona and UCLA in your gym? The odds of losing go up.


In brief: UCLA stuns No. 1 Kentucky

Thomas Welsh led five players in double figures with 21 points and UCLA knocked off No. 1 Kentucky 87-77 on Thursday night in the Bruins’ first victory over a top-ranked …


Cougars take down No. 18 UCLA, 31-27

PASADENA, Calif. – Washington State’s game in college football’s most iconic stadium on Saturday wasn’t for the Rose Bowl, even if it was played there.


Cougars’ expectations growing by the week

Like the wide receivers and running backs that flood the football field in search of open spaces in his Air Raid offense, Mike Leach’s expectations are a moving target.


WSU-UCLA preview: 2-minute drill

Four keys to a Cougars’ victory over the Bruins


UCLA freshman quarterback Josh Rosen is, indeed, that good

He has, for the most part, lived up to the hyperbolic expectations placed on The Chosen One since long before he ever enrolled in college.


Rosen leads UCLA past No. 20 California, 40-24

PASADENA, Calif. – Josh Rosen completed a school-record 34 passes and threw two of his three touchdown passes to Devin Fuller, and UCLA got its season back on track with …


Stanford beats UCLA 56-35 for eighth straight victory

Francis Owusu’s circus catch in the end zone on Kevin Hogan’s third touchdown pass of the night highlighted a dominating performance for No. 15 Stanford, which rolled to its eighth …


Pac-12 roundup: UCLA stakes claim as best team in South

The grumbling started when UCLA struggled to get past Brigham Young. It grew louder after star linebacker Myles Jack went out for the season with a knee injury. These Bruins …


In brief: Rutgers Kyle Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sidelineSaturday despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member about the academic status …


Bill Plaschke: As UCLA football hits big time on field, it walks through muck off it

When Jim Mora was introduced as the new UCLA football coach in December of 2011, he vowed to take the Bruins to the big time. “I’d say that it’s a …


Music mogul Diddy’s rep: He was defending himself

LOS ANGELES – Sean “Diddy” Combs was defending himself in an incident at the University of California, Los Angeles, that led to his arrest, a representative the hip-hop mogul’s company …


Gonzaga vs. Tennessee preview capsule

2: Overall record: 29-5 Overall record: 26-7


GU notebook: Zags warm up but not the Bruins

HOUSTON – With 2:20 left in Friday’s game, UCLA’s Bryce Alford drilled a 3-pointer – the first of the game for the Bruins. Isaac Hamilton hit one of his own …


Party like it’s 1999: Gonzaga reaches Elite Eight

HOUSTON – Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd was visiting with Domantas Sabonis in the locker room, reflecting on Przemek Karnowski’s two behind-the-back passes. “Those were right out your dad’s book,” …


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Party like it’s 1999: Gonzaga beats UCLA, returns to Elite Eight

HOUSTON - Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over …


GU-UCLA notes: Gonzaga’s Byron Wesley familiar with Bruins, having faced them while as a Trojan

HOUSTON – Gonzaga senior wing Byron Wesley lives with a Bruin and loves her unconditionally. “My mom actually went to UCLA so we always had that little bit of a …


John Blanchette: Steve Alford’s long route to success

HOUSTON – Intense remedial tutoring has finally swayed a few knee-jerk logicians into grudging acceptance that UCLA’s unexpected run to the Sweet 16 does not validate the Bruins’ much lampooned …


Gonzaga vs. UCLA; 4:15 p.m., CBS

HOUSTON – So many factors in Gonzaga’s Sweet 16 date today with UCLA. A rematch from a December game at Pauley Pavilion, won by Gonzaga 87-74. How much better are …


Late-season success helps Bruins regain fans’ respect

HOUSTON – It is not an easy thing to impress fans that are used to seeing 11 national championship banners in Pauley Pavilion and a program that has been to …


John Blanchette: Steve Alford’s long route to success

HOUSTON – Intense remedial tutoring has finally swayed a few knee-jerk logicians into grudging acceptance that UCLA’s unexpected run to the Sweet 16 does not validate the Bruins’ much lampooned …


Gonzaga vs. UCLA has plenty of factors to factor in

HOUSTON – So many factors in Gonzaga’s Sweet 16 date today with UCLA. A rematch from a December game at Pauley Pavilion, won by Gonzaga 87-74. How much better are …


GU notes: Mark Few’s handstand big hit on campus

HOUSTON – Mark Few’s celebratory handstand following Sunday’s win over Iowa went viral and prompted “Do the Few” imitators across Gonzaga’s campus. It also prompted Few to remind junior forward …


Bulldogs should again be able to handle improved Bruins

HOUSTON – An improved frontcourt means UCLA is a more imposing team than the one Gonzaga beat 87-74 earlier this year. Kevon Looney and Tony Parker have developed into a …


Blanchette: Eric McClellan’s exit from Vanderbilt a blessing in disguise

HOUSTON – At his self-described lowest point, when Eric McClellan was one of those national footnotes of disdain and weighed down by his own remorse, he didn’t so much lean …


Pac-12 men: UCLA clinches No. 4 berth to tournament

UCLA locked up the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 tournament and earned itself eight days off, vital rest for a team with an eight-player rotation. Bryce Alford scored 23 …