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2017 Schedule
31-5, 3rd in Pac-12

Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Like the 1972 Dolphins, the 2008 Final Four remains the only "perfect" bracket in which all the No. 1 seeds advanced. The most we can have now is two -- Gonzaga and perhaps North Carolina.

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23hJeff Goodman

LaVar Ball 'glad' Alford is staying at UCLA

LaVar Ball, who stayed in California to tend to his ailing wife instead of going to Memphis for the Sweet 16, told ESPN he feels "good" about Steve Alford remaining the coach at UCLA.

Greenberg's 'gut feeling' is that Alford has new UCLA contract (1:22)
Kentucky's Fox keeps getting better (1:36)

Freddie and Fitz: Jeff Goodman, ESPN CBB

Freddie talks with Jeff Goodman who covered: UNC's win over Butler and Kentucky's win over UCLA. Also, Steve Alford saying he will stay at UCLA and Lonzo Ball to the NBA.

Alford emphatic saying he'll stay with UCLA (1:35)
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2dJeff Goodman

UCLA's Alford: Not interested in Indiana job

UCLA head coach Steve Alford said he is "not going to talk to Indiana" about its head-coaching vacancy and emphasized that he is committed to the Bruins.

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2dJeff Goodman

Ball says he's done at UCLA, headed to draft

In a widely expected move, Lonzo Ball said after the Bruins' Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky on Friday night that the game was his last for UCLA.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Steve Alford to ESPN: I am Absolutely 100 percent not going to Indiana. Staying at UCLA. I am happy. Love it here. Have a great class coming in, and brand-new practice facility. Obviously, I love my alma mater. Committed to UCLA. I am not going to talk to Indiana. I am staying a Bruin."

Fox willing to do whatever it took for win (1:16)

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Alford on Lonzo Ball leaving UCLA to turn pro: "He's really good. .... It's a different era. Guys can make a really good living sooner."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Alford on Ball: "I appreciate how he wanted to be coached. In my mind, he's the number one pick."

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Alford on Indiana: "Our guys have been very focused. ... I love Los Angeles. It's a beautiful place. ... I'm very happy. I'm at UCLA. I don't know if there are a lot of people out there wanting to leave UCLA. ... I'm very very happy where I'm at. Hopefully that will continue."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Steve Alford on Indiana speculation: "I love Los Angeles. Very happy. I'm at UCLA. Special place. We've worked hard. Have No. 2 class coming in next year. ... I want to see this through."

Ball says he's done at UCLA (1:10)

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Lonzo Ball just announced he's declaring for the 2017 NBA Draft. It's a no brainer. He's a top 3 pick. Several lottery teams have him No. 1 on their board. Mediocre game tonight won't affect his draft stock much. Put him on the floor with NBA players and he's going to be a monster.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

John Calipari on Devin Booker: "How you gonna score 70? .... We just had a big win and they're gonna be talking about that all night."

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Lonzo Ball just said that was his last game at UCLA.

Chad Ford ESPN Senior Writer 

Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, De'Aaron Fox, Dennis Smith Jr., Frank Ntilikina. May be the greatest point guard draft ever. Four of these guys could go in the Top 5


Fox scores 39 as Kentucky eliminates UCLA

De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as Kentucky beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.

Team Stats

Points Per Game89.82nd
Rebounds Per Game38.545th
Assists Per Game21.41st
Points Allowed75.5258th

Tournament History

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