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UCLA Bruins
UCLA Bruins athletic logo

University University of California, Los Angeles
Conference Pac-10
Location Los Angeles, CA
Head coach Ben Howland (5th year)
Arena Pauley Pavilion
(Capacity: 12,829)
Nickname Bruins
Student section The Den
Colors True Blue and Gold

             

Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament champions
1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1980*, 1995, 2006, 2007, 2008
NCAA Tournament appearances
1950, 1952, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980*, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999*, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
*vacated by NCAA
Conference tournament champions
1987, 2006, 2008
Conference regular season champions
1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2008
Darren Collison at the DePaul game
The Bruins vs. FIU in 2008

The UCLA Bruins men's basketball program, established in 1920, owns a record 11 NCAA championships. UCLA teams coached by John Wooden won 10 titles in 12 seasons from 1964 to 1975, including 7 straight from 1967 to 1973. UCLA went undefeated a record 4 times, in 1964, 1967, 1972, and 1973. Coach Jim Harrick returned the program to the spotlight in 1995, leading the team to another NCAA title. Current coach Ben Howland is also focusing on restoring Bruin Basketball to national prominence, having led UCLA to three consecutive final four appearances from 2006 - 2008.[1]

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NCAA records

UCLA men's basketball has set several NCAA records.

  • 11 NCAA titles
  • 7 consecutive NCAA titles (1967-1973)
  • 13 NCAA title game appearances
  • 18 Final Four appearances*
  • 10 consecutive Final Four appearances (1967-1976)
  • 26 Final Four wins*
  • 38 game NCAA Tournament winning streak (1964-1974)
  • 134 weeks ranked #1 in AP Top 25 Poll
  • 221 consecutive weeks ranked in AP Top 25 Poll (1966-1980)
  • 54 consecutive winning seasons (1949-2002)
  • 88 game regular season winning streak (1971-1974)

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* 1980 tournament results vacated by NCAA

Season-by-season results

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Fred W. Cozens (1919–1921)
1919–20 Fred Cozens 12-2
1920–21 Fred Cozens 9-2 9-0 1
Fred Cozens: 21-4 9-0
Pierce "Caddy" Works (1921–1939)
1921–22 Caddy Works 9-1 9-1 1
1922–23 Caddy Works 12-4 9-1 1
1923–24 Caddy Works 8-2 8-2 2
1924–25 Caddy Works 11-6 9-1 1
1925–26 Caddy Works 14-2 10-0 1
1926–27 Caddy Works 12-4 9-1 1
1927–28 Caddy Works 10-5 5-4
1928–29 Caddy Works 7-9 1-8
1929–30 Caddy Works 14-8 3-6
1930–31 Caddy Works 9-6 4-5 3 (South)
1931–32 Caddy Works 9-10 4-7 3 (South)
1932–33 Caddy Works 10-11 1-10 4 (South)
1933–34 Caddy Works 10-13 2-10 4 (South)
1934–35 Caddy Works 11-12 4-8 3 (South)
1935–36 Caddy Works 10-13 2-10 4 (South)
1936–37 Caddy Works 6-14 2-10 4 (South)
1937–38 Caddy Works 4-20 0-12 4 (South)
1938–39 Caddy Works 7-20 0-12 4 (South)
Caddy Works: 173-159 82-108
Wilbur Johns (1939–1948)
1939–40 Wilbur Johns 8-17 3-9 4 (South)
1940–41 Wilbur Johns 6-20 2-10 4 (South)
1941–42 Wilbur Johns 5-18 2-10 4 (South)
1942–43 Wilbur Johns 14-7 4-4 2 (South)
1943–44 Wilbur Johns 10-10 3-3 2 (South)
1944–45 Wilbur Johns 11-12 3-1 1 (South)
1945–46 Wilbur Johns 8-16 5-7 3 (South)
1946–47 Wilbur Johns 18-7 9-3 1 (South)
1947–48 Wilbur Johns 12-13 3-9 3 (South)
Wilbur Johns: 93-120 34-56
John Wooden (1948–1975)
1948-49 John Wooden 22-7 10-2 1 (South)
1949-50 John Wooden 24-7 10-2 1 (South) NCAA Regional 4th Place
1950-51 John Wooden 19-10 9-4 1 (South)
1951-52 John Wooden 19-12 8-4 1 (South) NCAA Regional 4th Place
1952-53 John Wooden 16-8 6-6 3 (South)
1953-54 John Wooden 18-7 7-5 2 (South)
1954-55 John Wooden 21-5 11-1 1 (South)
1955-56 John Wooden 22-6 16-0 1 NCAA Regional 3rd Place
1956-57 John Wooden 22-4 13-3 2
1957-58 John Wooden 16-10 10-6 3
1958-59 John Wooden 16-9 10-6 3
1959-60 John Wooden 14-12 7-5 2
1960-61 John Wooden 18-8 7-5 2
1961-62 John Wooden 18-11 10-2 1 NCAA Fourth Place
1962-63 John Wooden 20-9 8-5 1 NCAA Regional 3rd Place
1963-64 John Wooden 30-0 15-0 1 NCAA Champion
1964-65 John Wooden 28-2 14-0 1 NCAA Champion
1965-66 John Wooden 18-8 10-4 2
1966-67 John Wooden 30-0 14-0 1 NCAA Champion
1967-68 John Wooden 29-1 14-0 1 NCAA Champion
1968-69 John Wooden 29-1 13-1 1 NCAA Champion
1969-70 John Wooden 28-2 12-2 1 NCAA Champion
1970-71 John Wooden 29-1 14-0 1 NCAA Champion
1971-72 John Wooden 30-0 14-0 1 NCAA Champion
1972-73 John Wooden 30-0 14-0 1 NCAA Champion
1973-74 John Wooden 26-4 12-2 1 NCAA Third Place
1974-75 John Wooden 28-3 12-2 1 NCAA Champion
John Wooden: 620-147 316-67
Gene Bartow (1975–1977)
1975-76 Gene Bartow 28-4 13-1 1 NCAA Third Place
1976-77 Gene Bartow 24-5 11-3 1 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
Gene Bartow: 52-9 24-4
Gary Cunningham (1977–1979)
1977-78 Gary Cunningham 25-3 14-0 1 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1978-79 Gary Cunningham 25-5 15-3 1 NCAA Elite Eight
Gary Cunningham: 50-8 29-3
Larry Brown (1979–1981)
1979-80 Larry Brown 22-10 12-6 4 NCAA Finals*
1980-81 Larry Brown 20-7 13-5 3 NCAA Round of 32
Larry Brown: 42-17 25-11
Larry Farmer (1981–1984)
1981-82 Larry Farmer 21-6 14-4 2
1982-83 Larry Farmer 23-6 15-3 1 NCAA Round of 32
1983-84 Larry Farmer 17-11 10-8 4
Larry Farmer: 61-23 39-15
Walt Hazzard (1984–1988)
1984-85 Walt Hazzard 21-12 12-6 3 NIT Champion
1985-86 Walt Hazzard 15-14 9-9 4 NIT First Round
1986-87 Walt Hazzard 25-7 14-4 1 NCAA Round of 32
1987-88 Walt Hazzard 16-14 12-6 2
Walt Hazzard: 77-47 47-25
Jim Harrick (1988–1996)
1988-89 Jim Harrick 21-10 13-5 3 NCAA Round of 32
1989-90 Jim Harrick 22-11 11-7 4 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1990-91 Jim Harrick 23-9 11-7 2 NCAA Round of 64
1991-92 Jim Harrick 28-5 16-2 1 NCAA Elite Eight
1992-93 Jim Harrick 22-11 11-7 3 NCAA Round of 32
1993-94 Jim Harrick 21-7 13-5 2 NCAA Round of 64
1994-95 Jim Harrick 32-1 17-1 1 NCAA Champion
1995-96 Jim Harrick 23-8 16-2 1 NCAA Round of 64
Jim Harrick: 192-62 108-36
Steve Lavin (1996–2003)
1996-97 Steve Lavin 24-8 15-3 1 NCAA Elite Eight
1997-98 Steve Lavin 24-9 12-6 3 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
1998-99 Steve Lavin 22-9 12-6 3 NCAA Round of 64*
1999-2000 Steve Lavin 21-12 10-8 4 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2000-01 Steve Lavin 23-9 14-4 3 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2001-02 Steve Lavin 21-12 11-8 6 NCAA Sweet Sixteen
2002-03 Steve Lavin 10-19 7-13 6
Steve Lavin: 145-78 81-48
Ben Howland (2003–present)
2003-04 Ben Howland 11-17 7-12 7
2004-05 Ben Howland 18-11 11-8 3 NCAA Round of 64
2005-06 Ben Howland 32-7 17-4 1 NCAA Championship Game
2006-07 Ben Howland 30-6 15-4 1 NCAA Final Four
2007-08 Ben Howland 35-4 19-2 1 NCAA Final Four
2008-09 Ben Howland 26-9 13-5 2 NCAA Round of 32
2009-10 Ben Howland 14-18 8-10 5
Ben Howland: 166-72 75-32
Total: 1642-719

      National Champion         Conference Regular Season Champion         Conference Tournament Champion
      Conference Regular Season & Conference Tournament Champion       Conference Division Champion

Loss later forfeited by Oregon State. Loss later forfeited by California. *vacated by NCAA

Source: UCLA Bruins men's basketball history

Coaches

Pauley Pavilion, home court of the Bruins
Head Coach Years Win-Loss Pct.
Fred W. Cozens 1919-1921 20-4 .833
Pierce “Caddy” Works 1921-1939 173-159 .521
Wilbur Johns 1939-1948 93-120 .437
John Wooden 1948-1975 620-147 .808
Gene Bartow 1975-1977 52-9 .852
Gary Cunningham 1977-1979 50-8 .862
Larry Brown 1979-1981 42-17 .712
Larry Farmer 1981-1984 61-23 .726
Walt Hazzard 1984-1988 77-47 .621
Jim Harrick 1988-1996 192-62 .756
Steve Lavin 1996-2003 145-78 .650
Ben Howland 2003- 126-45 .737

Source:

Current roster

No. Position Year Player
1 United States F Fr Mike Moser
2 United States G Jr Spencer Soo
3 United States G So Malcolm Lee
4 United States G So Tyler Trapani
5 United States G So Jerime Anderson
10 United States G Sr Mustafa Abdul-Hamid
11 United States F Fr Reeves Nelson
12 United States C Fr Anthony Stover
13 United States F Sr James Keefe
14 United States F Fr Alex Schrempf
15 United States G So Blake Arnet
20 United States G Sr Michael Roll
21 United States F Fr Brendan Lane
22 United States C So J'mison Morgan
23 United States F Fr Tyler Honeycutt
24 United States G So Matt DeMarcus
30 United States F Sr Kevin Schmidt
41 Serbia F Sr Nikola Dragović

By the numbers

  • National titles — 11
  • Final Fours — 18
  • Conference titles — 30
  • 20-win seasons — 44
  • 30-win seasons — 8
  • Winning seasons — 71
  • .500 or better — 73
  • NCAA tourney bids — 42
  • All-America (1st team) — 37
  • All-conference (1st team) — 118
  • NBA players — 76
  • Draft picks (1st round) — 33
  • Current NBA players — 14
  • Olympians — 8
  • Naismith Hall-of-fame — 6
  • McDonald's All-Americans — 29
  • Retired jerseys — 7 (#25 Gail Goodrich, #31 Ed O'Bannon, #32 Bill Walton, #33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lew Alcindor), #35 Sidney Wicks, #42 Walt Hazzard, #54 Marques Johnson

Basketball Hall of Fame

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1995)
  • Larry Brown (2002), coach
  • Denny Crum (1994), coach
  • Gail Goodrich (1996)
  • Bill Walton (1993)
  • John Wooden (1960, 1972), player and coach

Notable players

UCLA has played host to a number of standout players. (Seasons Played)

In all, 70 players have gone on to play in the NBA at some point in their careers, as of the 2006 NBA Draft.[5]

The 13 players who have played on three NCAA Division I Championship basketball teams: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sidney Wicks, Curtis Rowe, Lynn Shackelford, Larry Farmer, Henry Bibby, Steve Patterson, Kenny Heitz, Jon Chapman, John Ecker, Andy Hill, Terry Scholfield, and Bill Sweek.

UCLA became the first school to have a top winner in both basketball and football in the same year with Gary Beban winning the Heisman Trophy and Lew Alcindor (now Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) winning the U.S. Basketball Writers Association player of the year award in 1968.

Conferences

Years Conferences Win-Loss Pct.
1919-1920 None
1920-1927 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 63-6 .913
1927-1959 Pacific Coast Conference (PCC)
1959-1968 Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) 99-21 .825
1968-1978 Pacific-8 Conference 129-11 .921
1978-present Pacific-10 Conference 365-166 .687

Facilities

The men's basketball team played in the 2000 seat Men's Gym from 1932 to 1965. They played at other venues around Los Angeles including the Pan-Pacific Auditorium and Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. In 1965, Pauley Pavilion was built on campus and has been the home of Bruin Basketball since that time.

See also

References

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