Q: I have Holiday Bowl tickets. What does UCLA need to do to get into the Holiday Bowl?
A: It’ll be pretty tough because bowls generally don’t like inviting the same team back to back. Doesn’t help ticket sales. A lot still depends on how other teams do, but if UCLA wins out and then loses in the Pac-12 Championship, it will likely end up in the Alamo Bowl. Splitting these next two games probably equals a trip to the Sun Bowl, while losing the next two could mean Las Vegas or Kraft Fight Hunger. The bowls negotiate who to take, so the order of selection doesn’t necessarily line up with the power hierarchy.
Q: Is DeShaun Foster coaching for the team? I thought I saw him on the sidelines last game. Continue reading
In an 81-70 win that looked more difficult than it should have, Kyle Anderson carved out his little piece of UCLA history.
The sophomore point guard dropped a triple-double on Morehead State, the first by a Bruin since Toby Bailey logged his on Dec. 18, 1995. Continue reading
UCLA must beat Arizona State to keep its Rose Bowl hopes alive. Here’s how the matchups break down. (Prediction below.)
UCLA offense vs. Arizona State defense: Brett Hundley’s current three-game streak without an interception is the longest of his career. The Sun Devils have 17 picks on the season, tied for first in the Pac-12 and seventh nationally.
Cornerback Robert Nelson is coming off a career game, taking one of his two interceptions against Oregon State to the end zone. Continue reading