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UCLA, Alford should be a good fit

Originally Published: March 30, 2013
By Jason King | ESPN.com

A few hours after news broke Saturday that he was headed to UCLA, Steve Alford went a little overboard when describing his new job with the Bruins.

"You're talking about the premier basketball program in the country," Alford said.

Coaches overstate things all the time -- especially when they're as giddy as Alford was Saturday. But Alford was wrong. UCLA isn't the No. 1 basketball program in the nation. Not anymore.

Heck, it's not even close.

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