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Los Angeles Times Apr 16, 2021

Nia Dennis, UCLA gymnastics bring #BlackExcellence to NCAA championships

Nia Dennis' growth as a person during her UCLA gymnastics career once agains shined when three Bruins competed in the NCAA championships on Friday.
Bruins Nation Apr 15, 2021
Michaela Onyenwere drafted by New York Liberty in 2021 WNBA Draft

Michaela Onyenwere drafted by New York Liberty in 2021 WNBA Draft

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Bruins star selected No. 6 overall. UCLA star Michaela Onyenwere was drafted No. 6 overall by the New York Liberty in the 2021 WNBA Draft on Thursday. Michaela Onyenwere (@monyenwere_), welcome to New York! #OwntheCrown pic.twitter.com/2dxrj2eaRI— New York Liberty (@nyliberty) April 15, 2021 The forward gets to make her pro dream a reality after her selection, where she’ll be united with former Pac-12 nemesis Sabrina Ionescu at the Liberty. Onyenwere was a standout for the Bruins, a Third-team All-American selection from the...

Commentary: For this scribe, UCLA's run was a Big Dance marathon, and the memory of a lifetime

UCLA's basketball team provided more compelling stories than any beat writer could have imagined. An inside look at the Bruins' run to the Final Four.

For UCLA's Jalen Hill, a sport surrendered meant a crushing burden lifted

Jalen Hill struggled daily with the pressures of life before he realized that by quitting the UCLA basketball team he could concentrate on himself.

Enhanced by Final Four run, UCLA players' NBA prospects remain middling

A look at UCLA players and their potential prospects for the NBA, from Chris Smith and Johnny Juzang to Jaime Jaquez Jr. and Cody Riley.

UCLA's Mick Cronin gets two-year contract extension

The two additional years will keep UCLA coach Mick Cronin under contract through the 2026-27 season after he guided the Bruins to the Final Four.

UCLA forward Jalen Hill says he is retiring from basketball

UCLA's Jalen Hill said on Instagram that he is retiring from basketball, citing "anxiety and depression problems" that started after his arrest in China.

A USC fan created colorful UCLA trading cards to commemorate Bruins' run to Final Four

Alfredo Ponce, an artist in Northern California who attended USC grad school, was so inspired by UCLA's run to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament that he created Bruins trading cards whose vibrant, colorful designs are reminiscent of loteria cards.
Los Angeles Times Apr 6, 2021

Watch: UCLA Bruins featured in 'One Shining Moment' video

UCLA's dramatic run from the First Four to the Final Four was among the storylines highlighted in CBS' annual 'One Shining Moment' highlight video to close the NCAA tournament.

For Mick Cronin, UCLA Bruins are still winners despite agonizing Final Four loss

Coach Mick Cronin, back home with his team in L.A., says loss to Gonzaga should not wipe out the glory of UCLA's magical NCAA tournament run.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

Troy Aikman says UCLA proved it belonged in Final Four: 'I couldn't be prouder'

UCLA QB great Troy Aikman says the Bruins men's basketball team proved in the NCAA tournament Final Four how a team's "heart" can never be measured.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

Win some, lose some: Six buzzer-beaters during UCLA coach Mick Cronin's two-year tenure

During Mick Cronin's two years as UCLA coach, there have been clutch late baskets for and against the Bruins. Here's a look at all of them.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

Gonzaga's miracle shot calls to mind Tyus Edney's season-saving basket for UCLA in 1995

UCLA's season-ending loss to Gonzaga resembled a similarly miraculous ending in favor of the Bruins involving Tyus Edney in the 1995 NCAA tournament.
Los Angeles Times Apr 4, 2021

UCLA players, stars react to buzzer beater loss to Gonzaga

Check out how UCLA players, celebrities and the Bruins' rival reacted to the team's 93-90 overtime, buzzer beater loss to Gonzaga Saturday night in the Final Four.
Bruins Nation Apr 3, 2021
UCLA loses overtime heartbreaker to Gonzaga

UCLA loses overtime heartbreaker to Gonzaga

Photo by Andy Lyons/ The Bruins were just seconds away from a second overtime, but Jalen Suggs hit a buzzer beater to send the Bulldogs to the national final. The UCLA Bruins’ Cinderella run to the Final Four ends in heartbreaking fashion. After Johnny Juzang’s lay-in tied it up at 90-90 with 3.3 seconds left in overtime, it looked like it was destined to go to another extra period. But Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs hit a buzzer-beater from beyond 30-feet out as time expired to the give No. 1 seeded Bulldogs a 93-90 win over the Bruins. Juzang led UCLA with 29 points...

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