UCLA landed another high-level frontcourt recruit on Tuesday, getting a pledge from four-star forward Jonah Bolden.
Bruins hope the fifth-year senior will return by Nov. 18 after bout with appendicitis
UCLA senior forward Travis Wear was diagnosed with appendicitis on Monday night.
Will a demanding UCLA fan base be happy with the progress of the Bruins program under Steve Alford. Only if these questions are answered in a positive manner:
After firing Ben Howland, UCLA will turn to Steve Alford to bring the glory back to Westwood. Can he do it?
Steve Alford has only gone to one Sweet 16 in nearly 20 years. But he has never had a job like UCLA, where there's talent everywhere he'll turn. The former New Mexico coach needs players -- and he already has a pair of huge fans in two guys with major influence in the state.
With Steve Alford taking over as the head coach, he needs to make a concerted effort to keep the elite California players at home.
Doug Gottlieb helps you fill out your final bracket, picking the likes of Oregon and Davidson to spring upsets.
Talk about bittersweet. Moments after knocking off Arizona for the third time this season and advancing to the Pac-12 tournament title game, UCLA freshman Jordan Adams learned he was done for the rest of the season with a broken foot suffered on the final play of the game.
UCLA enters Wednesday's game at Washington State ranked 23rd with a 12-4 record in the Pac-12 that has the Bruins tied atop the league standings. So things are going well for this team that starts three freshmen. But there's still a vibe of uncertainty surrounding the program because nobody has said for sure, because nobody can say for sure that Ben Howland will return for his 11th season.

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