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  1. Pac-12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Pac-12 this season: 1. How good are the freshman guards? The Pac-12 lost a boatload of talent to the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean the conference is short on star power. A number of...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  2. An offseason roundup of the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    The new-look Pac-12 has decided not to expand again for the time being, as it already appears to be positioned for long-term success based upon the maneuverings of Larry Scott. But the commissioner doesn't diagram plays or make jump shots. For ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  3. Mater Dei High School alums seem to be transferring often

    Diamond Leung

    Four years in a row, at least one Division I Mater Dei alum has switched schools.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2011
  4. Pac-12 expands its league and its exposure -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-12 programs and their fans often feel underappreciated and underexposed. Commissioner Larry Scott felt their pain. So he went out and expanded the league and struck TV deals that will forever transform basketball in the conference.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  5. Youthful UCLA just keeps getting better

    Diamond Leung

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Given a chance to praise his team for winning 10 of its past 11 games, UCLA coach Ben Howland said the Bruins were improving and then countered with a compliment -- a backhanded one. "I know we're great for television," Howland...

    Blog | February 18, 2011
  6. A look at what to expect in the Pac-10 this season

    Diamond Leung

    With nonconference play drawing to a close, we take a look at the start of Pac-10 play.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2010
  7. Diamond Leung: State of program on UCLA Bruins

    Diamond Leung examines five traditional powerhouses that missed the NCAA tournament last season. In this state of the program, we take a look at UCLA.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  8. Two more UCLA players undergo offseason surgery

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA's injury-filled offseason continued when the school announced Friday that guards Jerime Anderson and Tyler Lamb recently underwent surgeries.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  9. Diamond Leung: Malcolm Lee and Jerime Anderson determined to turn...

    Diamond Leung

    Of the five members of UCLA's top-ranked 2008 recruiting class, only Malcolm Lee and Jerime Anderson remain. It'll be up to them to turn around the Bruins after an embarrassing 18-loss season -- and they know it.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2010
  10. UCLA's Brendan Lane out for 5 months

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA freshman Brendan Lane is scheduled to undergo surgery on his left ankle next week and is expected to miss about five months. Lane, a 6-foot-9 forward who found himself in the starting lineup later in the season, sprained the ankle three times...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  11. UCLA to add JC point guard

    Diamond Leung

    Little has gone right for UCLA this season, but the Bruins found out the night after Christmas that more help could be on the way for next year. Lazeric Jones, a 6-foot-2 sophomore point guard from John A. Logan College in Illinois, said Sunday he...

    Blog | December 27, 2009
  12. Hello, College Basketball Nation

    Diamond Leung

    Full disclosure: It's entirely possible I have West Coast bias. Most recently, I covered Mannywood and the Los Angeles Dodgers as a baseball beat writer. My idea of the perfect double-double is one from In-N-Out Burger. Oh, and I can see the Golde...

    Blog | December 21, 2009
  13. UCLA struggles to justify national ranking

    Diamond Leung

    The "overrated" chant is overdone, but for the Loyola Marymount fans who taunted UCLA with it in the waning moments of the Bruins' season-opening 11-point loss Friday, they were merely speaking the truth. The Bruins were overrated in September whe...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  14. UCLA not yet comfortable at old USC arena

    Diamond Leung

    While Pauley Pavilion undergoes renovations, UCLA will be making its primary home at the Los Angeles Sports Arena adjacent to the USC campus. The Bruins used to play at the arena decades ago, but the facility is better known as the Trojans' old home ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  15. UCLA transfer has meaningful new number

    Diamond Leung

    While at UCLA during his freshman season, top-100 recruit Mike Moser wore No. 1 but didn't particularly get his number called much. With the Bruins finishing that year 14-18, Moser only contributed 0.6 points and 0.5 rebounds before deciding to trans...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  16. UCLA, Arizona in a recruiting arms race

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA's recruiting class in 2012 shot up to No. 2 in the ESPNU rankings following the commitment of Kyle Anderson, the nation's fifth-ranked recruit who announced Monday night that he would become a Bruin. The only class ranked higher than UCLA's b...

    Blog | September 20, 2011