UCLA avoids upset with late surge, holds off Akron 57-53
Tyger Campbell rescued UCLA from a potential upset, scoring eight straight points late in the second half, and the fourth-seeded Bruins rallied for a 57-53 win over No. 13 seed Akron in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. With the Bruins down 51-47 with 3 1/2 minutes left, Campbell took control and helped his team avoid getting bounced on the opening day of the tournament. Campbell hit a corner 3-pointer to pull UCLA within one, knocked down a 15-footer for the lead and added a 25-footer as the shot clock was expiring to put the Bruins ahead 55-51 with 1:17 left.news.yahoo.com
No. 7 UCLA defeats No. 3 Arizona 75-59 in Pac-12 showdown
Arizona UCLA Basketball UCLA guard Tyger Campbell, right, shoots as Arizona guard Kerr Kriisa, left, and guard Dalen Terry defend during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Los Angeles. 3 Arizona 75-59 on Tuesday night, handing the Wildcats their first loss in Pac-12 play. Bennedict Mathurin scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half for the Wildcats (16-2, 6-1), who had their five-game winning streak snapped. Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored all 10 of his points in the second half for the Bruins, including eight during the Wildcats' spurt. Neither missed a 3-pointer in the first 6 1/2 minutes, with Arizona making its first four and UCLA hitting its first three.wftv.com
Oregon beats No. 3 UCLA 84-81 in OT for Altman's 700th win
Oregon UCLA Basketball Oregon forward Eric Williams Jr. (50) defends against UCLA guard Tyger Campbell (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) (Ashley Landis)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Jacob Young scored a season-high 23 points and Oregon edged No. 3 UCLA 84-81 in overtime Thursday night to give coach Dana Altman his 700th career victory. Young scored to put Oregon ahead by two. Myles Johnson scored for UCLA before Richardson made one of two free throws for an 84-81 lead.wftv.com
Juzang sends No. 11 seed UCLA past Michigan to Final Four
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS – UCLA has made more trips to the Final Four than any program but North Carolina. AdThey were clinging to a 50-49 lead when Michigan called a timeout with 19 seconds to go, intending to set up the game's final shot. The buzzer sounded and UCLA began to celebrate, only for the officials to put a half-second back on the clock. They were 3 of 11 beyond the arc, shot 39% overall and couldn't make one at the end. UCLA won a regional semifinal in 2006 and the Bulldogs returned the favor in the 2015 regional semifinals.
No. 11 UCLA beats 'Bama 88-78 in OT to reach Elite Eight
Instead, they scored the first five points of the extra session, then cruised from there to an 88-78 victory that gave the No. 11 seed Bruins their first trip to the Elite Eight since 2008 — and Cronin the first of his 18-year coaching career. Singleton was fouled and made two free throws for UCLA, pushing the lead to 65-62 with 4 seconds to go. Alabama led the nation in 3-pointers attempted and made this season, so it was fitting that a 3 would send the game to overtime. UCLA has beaten Michigan in three of their four NCAA Tournament games, including the 1965 national championship in Portland, Oregon.
Da Silva's buzzer-beat lifts Stanford over No. 24 UCLA
(AP Photo/Tony Avelar)SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Oscar da Silva surveyed UCLA's defense and thought about hanging back to try a short jumper. Da Silva scored off an inbound pass as time expired in overtime to lift Stanford over No. Da Silva finished with 26 points, the last coming on a lay-in off a set piece with 0.8 seconds remaining. “When you grind a game out like that, it’s very rewarding when you win in the end,” da Silva said. Stanford: A gritty effort from the Cardinal, especially da Silva, who came up big with six points in overtime.