Can UCLA restore its Cali pipeline?

Originally Published: August 22, 2013
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

David Wear loves Los Angeles.

Sure, traffic is a nightmare, but the social vibe is unrivaled.

So it wasn't easy for the Huntington Beach, Calif., native to leave the West Coast. Picking the UCLA Bruins would have made sense for the former McDonald's All American. A traditional powerhouse where he could play in front of his friends and family members? A win-win, right?

Well, few cities can compete with L.A.'s buzz, but the metro's constant activity creates a drawback for college ...

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