Ben Howland sorry for talking draft

Updated: March 5, 2013, 6:16 PM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA coach Ben Howland apologized Monday for creating a minor whirlwind by stating over the weekend that freshman Shabazz Muhammad was going to bolt for the NBA after the Bruins' season. Howland somewhat softened his stance about the definitiveness of Muhammad's future plans and acknowledged that he has not yet discussed next season with Muhammad, but remained resigned to the fact that he would be losing his leading scorer.

"I'm sorry that I even -- I'm sometimes too ...

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