Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, two of the US college basketball players detained in China for shoplifting last month, will be suspended the rest of the season, UCLA university said Friday. Riley and Hill had been suspended indefinitely along with a third player involved — LiAngelo Ball. Continue reading “UCLA players in China shoplifting incident to miss season”
LOS ANGELES — UCLA has canceled its basketball game against Montana, scheduled for Wednesday night at Pauley Pavilion, because of concerns related to the nearby wildfires. “The health and safety of student-athletes, staff and fans is our top priority,” read a statement released by the school. Continue reading “Montana-UCLA basketball game canceled due to wildfire”
LiAngelo Ball’s collegiate career at UCLA has ended without ever stepping foot on the court for a regular-season game. His father, LaVar, told ESPN that he will remove LiAngelo from the Bruins’ basketball team and the university as a whole on the heels of his son receiving an indefinite suspension for shoplifting in China last month. Continue reading “LaVar Ball removes son LiAngelo from UCLA”
Third-seeded UCLA races past Cincinnati
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If this is indeed the road to the Final Four for UCLA, the Bruins will look back on their Sunday game as the one they had to find a way to win before they could challenge college basketball’s bluebloods for the national championship. Lonzo Ball posted 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds… Continue reading “Third-seeded UCLA races past Cincinnati”
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After first declaring the talented UCLA freshman ineligible to play in college, the NCAA reviewed an appeal by the university and has now cleared Shabazz Muhammad to play at the collegiate level. The L.A. Times is reporting that there are conditions, including payback of $1,600 worth of impermissible benefits as well as several games he will have to sit out before he can join the team on the floor.