Friday, December 9

UCLA men’s basketball looks to defend perfect record in Las Vegas matchups

One top-20 team will be stripped of its undefeated record when the Bruins and Fighting Illini battle it out on the Strip this weekend. No. 8 UCLA men’s basketball (3-0) will get a Big Ten taste test in its matchup against No. Read more...

Photo: Fifth-year guard David Singleton rises up for a shot. Singleton and No. 8 UCLA men’s basketball will take on their first ranked opponent of the season Friday. (Joseph Jimenez/Assistant Photo editor)


Four-star guard Sebastian Mack commits to UCLA men’s basketball as 2023 recruit

This post was updated Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Coach Mick Cronin has added another piece to his 2023 recruiting class. Four-star guard Sebastian Mack announced his commitment to UCLA men’s basketball on Wednesday evening, choosing the blue and gold over Oklahoma and Florida State. Read more...

Photo: Coach Mick Cronin looks toward the bench. Cronin added his third recruit in the 2023 recruiting class Wednesday night with the commitment of four-star guard Sebastian Mack. (Joseph Jimenez/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA men’s basketball vanquishes Spartans as Jaylen Clark sets career high

This post was updated Nov. 15 at 10:12 p.m. Jaylen Clark’s torrid start to the 2022-2023 season continued Monday evening.  Behind a game-high 19 points on a career-best night from beyond the arc, No. Read more...

Photo: Junior guard Jaylen Clark dunks the ball in No. 8 UCLA men’s basketball’s win over Norfolk State on Monday night. (Joseph Jimenez/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA men’s basketball defeats Long Beach State as Tyger Campbell reaches milestone

This post was updated Nov. 13 at 11:39 p.m. A quick hesitation freed up Tyger Campbell for an easy layup. The next possession, the redshirt senior guard brought the ball up the court once more, passing it off to junior guard Jaylen Clark before getting the ball right back on the left wing. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior guard Tyger Campbell dribbles into the lane. Campbell reached 1,000 career points in No. 8 UCLA men’s basketball’s win over Long Beach State on Friday. (Christine Kao/Daily Bruin staff)


Freshman Adem Bona to debut in men’s basketball game against Long Beach State

After an NCAA ruling forced him to sit out the season opener, a five-star freshman will make his Bruin debut Friday night. Freshman forward Adem Bona is expected to start in his first game for No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman forward Adem Bona finishes at the rim with a dunk. Bona will make his debut for No. 8 UCLA men’s basketball Friday night. (Jason Zhu/Daily Bruin staff)



UCLA men’s basketball 2022-2023 roster breakdown

This post was updated Nov. 6 at 10:17 p.m. With No. 8 UCLA men’s basketball kicking off its season Monday night, Sports senior staffer Jon Christon breaks down the roster – from guards to wings to bigs – and predicts the Bruins’ rotation. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s basketball’s freshman forward Adem Bona (left), senior guard/forward Jaime Jaquez Jr. (center) and redshirt senior guard Tyger Campbell (right) are pictured. (Jason Zhu/Daily Bruin staff. Photo illustration by Anika Chakrabarti/Photo editor)