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2016 Schedule
15-17, 10th in Pac-12

Ball ranked No. 5 in 2017 Draft Class

UCLA's Lonzo Ball is one of the most unique prospects in recent years with a penchant for launching Steph Curry-esque 3s. Will Steve Alford let him keep shooting? Who's next? (Insider)

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Best NBA draft prospect on each top-25 team

The 2016 NBA draft is just one day away, but it's not too soon to identify future prospects. The next crop of NBA All-Stars will be playing college hoops next season for the nation's top teams.

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Vote: Best college basketball teams that never were

After 10 years of one-and-done NBA draft prospects, we thought about a world where players stayed in college for three or four years. The would-be rosters are pretty daunting. You pick the best.

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Bruins could have added to banners

What if the NBA played by the same draft rules as the NFL, and players had to stay at least three years in college? UCLA would've had great title chances in 2008 and 2009. What if it was three-and-done?

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Future reality TV star on each top-25 team

The appetite for the next reality TV show seems to keep growing. So each top-25 college basketball team must have a candidate for that future show's star. Who's yours?

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It's all relative when it comes to rankings

ESPN didn't rank prospects when LeBron James was coming out of high school, but there's no doubt the King would have been No. 1. Teammate Kevin Love actually was the top ranked player in his 2007 class, and Kyrie Irving was No. 3 in 2010. Rankings' perspective (Insider)

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The recruit you should know on each top-25 team

Freshmen can change the shape of nearly every top-25 college basketball roster, and next season's group is no different. Each top-25 team has a new player to get familiar with.

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Are Bruins back on upswing?

It has been a restless summer after UCLA missed the NCAA tournament. But Steve Alford appears to have the talent to return to the field and the upper reaches of the Pac-12. Revised Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Looks like a great encore for UCLA

Steve Alford and the Bruins are following a 2016 class that featured two five-star prospects with another quality group. It's currently topped by point guard Jaylen Hands. Best 2017 recruiting starts (Insider)

Bruins bag another impressive class

With two players in the top 15 and another in the top 100, UCLA is well represented in the ESPN 100. The Bruins continue to hold a strong place in the minds of recruits. See the full rankings

Massive changes in final ESPN 100 update (3:18)
Alford: We're very excited about 2016 recruiting class (1:48)

2017 Bracketology: No. 12 Seeds

  • East: UCLA Bruins/Creighton Blue Jays
  • West: Monmouth Hawks
  • South: Princeton Tigers
  • Midwest: UNC Wilmington Seahawks
See the full bracket

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Bruins boast some of nation's best

Steve Alford's system may not be familiar to Lonzo Ball, but the incoming freshman has the vision and temperament to handle the new style of play. Ball's skills will also allow fellow freshman T.J. Leaf to flourish. 2016-17's best freshmen (Insider)

Forecasting next season's top freshmen (2:53)

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.3
Rebounds Per Game38.0
Assists Per Game13.0
Points Allowed69.3Tied-65th

Tournament History

Final Fours18
Tournament Record103-40
Championship Seasons1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
Tournament Appearances47