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

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

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

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

Will Ball bring wins back to Westwood?

With the nation's top point guard, Lonzo Ball, arriving this summer, the Bruins seem likely to do a bit more winning in 2016-17. Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Ranking all 78 NCAA tournament champions

Villanova captured its second national title when Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina. Where do the 2016 Wildcats rank on the list of other NCAA tournament champs?

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Sean Farnham recalls getting dunked on by Shaq (1:51)
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Frequent pairings of tourney teams

Including Monday night's matchup, only two teams have met each other more often than North Carolina and Villanova. The Tar Heels own the matchup in the six previous times the teams have played.

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Double-digit title games for Tar Heels

North Carolina entered an exclusive club Saturday night in Houston. The Tar Heels became one of the few college basketball blue bloods to get to the title game more than nine times.

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Bad omen for regular-season losers?

Only two other times in Final Four history have both semifinals been rematches from the regular season. In each case, Kentucky and UCLA defeated their semifinal opponent a second time and went on to win the title.

Lonzo Ball ties McDonald's assist record

The UCLA signee didn't score a point and only attempted three shots, but he tied a McDonald's All-American Game record with 13 assists. Ball only committed one turnover. Box score

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Introducing next year's brightest stars

A loaded freshman class is expected to make a huge impact in college basketball next season. Nine of the top 10 players in the ESPN 100 played in the McDonald's All-American Game.

How will Lonzo Ball fit in at UCLA?

Ball (No. 5 overall, ESPN 100) will join a loaded Bruins' backcourt next season. UCLA fans should keep an eye on him in Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Game (9 p.m. ET on ESPN). Who to watch (Insider)

Team Stats

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

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