UCLA Bruins men's basketball


UCLA Bruins men's basketball

Infobox CBB Team
name = UCLA Bruins

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university = University of California, Los Angeles
conference = Pacific Ten Conference
conference_short = Pac-10
division =
city = Los Angeles
stateabb = CA
state = California
coach = Ben Howland
tenure = 5th
arena = Pauley Pavilion
capacity = 12,829
nickname = Bruins
studentsection = The Den
color1 = True Blue
color2 = Gold
hex1 = 536895
hex2 = FEBB36
NCAAchampion = 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
NCAAfinalfour = 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1980*, 1995, 2006, 2007, 2008
NCAAtourneys = 1950, 1952, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980*, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999*, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
*vacated by NCAA
conference_tournament = 1987, 2006, 2008
conference_season = 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2008
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The UCLA Bruins men's basketball program, established in 1920, owns a record 11 NCAA championships. UCLA teams coached by John Wooden won 10 titles in 12 seasons from 1964 to 1975, including 7 straight from 1967 to 1973. UCLA went undefeated a record 4 times, in 1964, 1967, 1972, and 1973. Coach Jim Harrick returned the program to the spotlight in 1995, leading the team to another NCAA title. Current coach Ben Howland is also focusing on restoring Bruin Basketball to national prominence, having led UCLA to their third consecutive final four appearance since 2006.

NCAA Records

UCLA men's basketball has set several NCAA records.

*11 NCAA titles
*7 consecutive NCAA titles (1967-1973)
*13 NCAA title game appearances
*18 Final Four appearances*
*10 consecutive Final Four appearances (1967-1976)
*26 Final Four wins*
*38 game NCAA Tournament winning streak (1964-1974)
*134 weeks ranked #1 in AP Top 25 Poll
*221 consecutive weeks ranked in AP Top 25 Poll (1966-1980)
*54 consecutive winning seasons (1949-2002)
*88 game regular season winning streak (1971-1974)

[http://www.ncaa.org/library/records/basketball/m_basketball_records_book/2006/2006_m_basketball_records.pdf] [http://www.laalmanac.com/sports/sp10rda.htm] [http://prweb.com/releases/2007/2/prweb504690.htm] [http://www.angelfire.com/sports/ncaatourney/]
* 1980 tournament results vacated by NCAA

eason-by-season results

Loss later forfeited by Oregon State.Loss later forfeited by California.*vacated by NCAA

Source: [http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/ucla/sports/m-baskbl/auto_pdf/MBB_History_99-128.pdf UCLA Bruins men's basketball history]

Coaches

Source:
*Athletic Department, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Roster

Notable Players

UCLA has played host to a number of standout players.(Seasons Played)

*Willie Naulls (1954-1956)
*Walt Hazzard (aka Mahdi Abdul-Rahman) (1962-1964)
*Gail Goodrich (1963-1965)
*Lew Alcindor (later Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) (1967-1969), played on three NCAA Division I Championship basketball teams
*Sidney Wicks (1969-1971), ), played on three NCAA Division I Championship basketball teams
*Henry Bibby (1970-1972)), played on three NCAA Division I Championship basketball teams
*Swen Nater (1971-1973)
*Bill Walton (1972-1974)
*Jamaal Wilkes (1972-1974)
*David Meyers (1973-1975)
*Marques Johnson (1975-1977)
*Kiki Vandeweghe (1977-1980)
*Mark Eaton (1980-1982)
*Reggie Miller (1984-1987)
*Jack Haley (1985-1988)
*Don MacLean (1989-1992)
*Tracy Murray (1990-1992)
*George Zidek (1991-1995)
*Tyus Edney (1991-1995)
*Ed O'Bannon (1991-1995)
*Charles O'Bannon (1993-1997)
*Toby Bailey (1995-1998)
*Baron Davis (1998-1999)
*Earl Watson (1998-2001)
*Matt Barnes (1999-2002)
*Dan Gadzuric (2000-2002)
*Jason Kapono (2000-2003)
*Dijon Thompson (2002-2005)
*Cedric Bozeman (2002-2006)
*Ryan Hollins (2003-2006)
*Trevor Ariza (2004-2005)
*Jordan Farmar (2005-2006)
*Arron Afflalo (2005-2007)
*Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (2005-2008)
*Darren Collison (2006-2009)
*Russell Westbrook (2006-2008)
*Kevin Love (2007-2008)In all, 70 players have gone on to play in the NBA at some point in their careers, as of the 2006 NBA Draft. [http://www.basketball-reference.com/colleges/]

The 13 players who have played on three NCAA Division I Championship basketball teams: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sidney Wicks, Curtis Rowe, Lynn Shackelford, Larry Farmer, Henry Bibby, Steve Patterson, Kenny Heitz, Jon Chapman, John Ecker, Andy Hill, Terry Scholfield, and Bill Sweek.

Conferences

Facilities

The men's basketball team played in the 2000 seat Men's Gym from 1932 to 1965. They played at other venues around Los Angeles including the Pan-Pacific Auditorium and Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. In 1965, Pauley Pavilion was built on campus and has been the home of Bruin Basketball since that time.

External links

* [http://uclabruins.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/ucla-m-baskbl-body.html Official Site]
* [http://uclabruins.cstv.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/0607-media-guide.html UCLA Basketball 2006-2007 Media Guide (pdf documents)]
* [http://www.bruinbasketballreport.com Bruin Basketball Report]
* [http://bruinville.com/Forums/news.php Bruinville UCLA Bruins Basketball News]


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