2013–14 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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2013–14 UCLA Bruins men's basketball
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Pac-12 Tournament champions
NCAA Sweet Sixteen vs Florida, L 68–79
Conference Pacific-12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #15
AP #20
2013–14 record 28–9 (12–6 Pac-12)
Head coach Steve Alford (1st year)
Assistant coach Ed Schilling
Assistant coach Duane Broussard
Assistant coach David Grace
Home arena Pauley Pavilion
Seasons
« 2012–13 2014–15 »
2013–14 Pacific-12 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 Arizona 15 3   .833     33 5   .868
#20 UCLA 12 6   .667     28 9   .757
Oregon 10 8   .556     24 10   .706
Colorado 10 8   .556     23 12   .657
Arizona State 10 8   .556     21 12   .636
Stanford 10 8   .556     23 13   .639
California 10 8   .556     21 14   .600
Utah 9 9   .500     21 12   .636
Washington 9 9   .500     17 15   .531
Oregon State 8 10   .444     16 16   .500
Washington State 3 15   .167     10 21   .323
USC 2 16   .111     11 21   .344
2014 Pac-12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013–14 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bruins were led by first year head coach Steve Alford and played home games at Pauley Pavilion as members in the Pacific-12 Conference. They finished the season 28–9, and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

UCLA finished 12–6 in Pac-12 play, finishing in second place in the conference. At the Pac-12 Tournament, the Bruins defeated the Arizona Wildcats 75–71 for the tournament championship. Kyle Anderson was voted the tournament's Most Outstanding Player after scoring 21 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in the championship game. As Pac-12 Tournament champions, the Bruins received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, where they defeated Tulsa and Stephen F. Austin to advance to the Sweet Sixteen—their first regional semifinal appearance since 2008—where they lost to Florida, who improved to 4–0 all-time against UCLA in the NCAA tournament.[1]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Shabazz Muhammad 15 G/F 6'6" 225 Freshman Las Vegas, Nevada 2013 NBA Draft
Larry Drew II 10 PG 6'2" 180 Senior Encino, California Graduated

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Zach LaVine
G
Bothell, WA Bothell High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Jun 20, 2012 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 88
Bryce Alford
G
Albuquerque, NM La Cueva High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Mar 30, 2013 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Noah Allen
F
Salinas, CA Palma High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Nov 6, 2012 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 75
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 16   Rivals: 28  ESPN: 20
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

2013–14 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
G 0 Kazemi, NickNick Kazemi 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) RS So Tustin H.S. Santa Ana, California
F 1 Bail, WanaahWanaah Bail 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Lamar Consolidated H.S. Houston, Texas
G 2 Alford, KoryKory Alford 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS So La Cueva H.S. Albuquerque, New Mexico
G 3 Adams, JordanJordan Adams 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Oak Hill Academy Lawrenceville, Georgia
G 4 Powell, NormanNorman Powell 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Lincoln H.S. San Diego, California
G/F 5 Anderson, KyleKyle Anderson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) So St. Anthony H.S. Fairview, New Jersey
G 10 Hamilton, IsaacIsaac Hamilton (I) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr St. John Bosco H.S. Los Angeles, California
F 12 Wear, DavidDavid Wear 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Sr Mater Dei H.S. Huntington Beach, California
G 13 Brown, DavidDavid Brown 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Mater Dei H.S. Anaheim Hills, California
G 14 LaVine, ZachZach LaVine 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Bothell H.S. Bothell, Washington
G 20 Alford, BryceBryce Alford 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr La Cueva H.S. Albuquerque, New Mexico
G/F 22 Allen, NoahNoah Allen 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Palma H.S. Salinas, California
F/C 23 Parker, TonyTony Parker 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 255 lb (116 kg) So Miller Grove H.S. Lithonia, Georgia
F 24 Wear, TravisTravis Wear 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Sr Mater Dei H.S. Huntington Beach, California
G 30 Williams, AubreyAubrey Williams 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Knight H.S. Palmdale, California
C 44 Derboghosian, SoorenSooren Derboghosian 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Sr Glendale C.C. Tehran, Iran
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 12/01/13

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
10/30/2013* 7:30 pm Cal State San Bernardino #22 Pauley PavilionLos Angeles, CA W 96–66  4,522
11/04/2013* 7:30 pm Cal State San Marcos #22 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 109–79  4,023
Non-conference regular season
11/08/2013* 9:00 pm Drexel #22 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 72–67  6,859 1–0
11/12/2013* 6:00 pm Oakland #24 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 91–60  4,771 2–0
11/18/2013* 8:00 pm Sacramento State #22 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 86–50  5,489 3–0
11/22/2013* 8:00 pm Morehead State #22 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA
(Las Vegas Invitational)
P12N W 81–70  5,508 4–0
11/24/2013* 7:00 pm Chattanooga #22 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA
(Las Vegas Invitational)
P12N W 106–65  5,739 5–0
11/28/2013* 4:30 pm vs. Nevada #19 Orleans ArenaParadise, NV
(Las Vegas Invitational)
ESPN3 W 105–84  2,250 6–0
11/29/2013* 8:30 pm vs. Northwestern #19 Orleans Arena • Paradise, NV
(Las Vegas Invitational)
ESPN2 W 95–79  2,520 7–0
12/03/2013* 8:00 pm UC Santa Barbara #18 Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 89–76  6,644 8–0
12/07/2013* 9:30 AM at Missouri #18 Mizzou ArenaColumbia, MO CBS L 71–80  8,826 8–1
12/14/2013* 5:00 pm Prairie View A&M Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 95–71  6,864 9–1
12/19/2013* 4:30 pm vs. #8 Duke Madison Square GardenNew York City, NY
(CARQUEST Auto Parts Classic)
ESPN L 63–80  15,410 9–2
12/22/2013* 4:00 pm Weber State Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 83–60  7,013 10–2
12/28/2013* 7:00 pm Alabama Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA ESPN2 W 75–67  9,061 11–2
Pac-12 regular season
01/05/2014 12:00 pm USC Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA FS1 W 107–73  11,285 12–2 (1–0)
01/09/2014 6:00 pm #1 Arizona Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA ESPN L 75–79  13,283 12–3 (1–1)
01/12/2014 7:00 pm Arizona State Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA ESPNU W 87–72  8,003 13–3 (2–1)
01/16/2014 5:00 pm at #21 Colorado #25 Coors Events CenterBoulder, CO P12N W 69–56  10,802 14–3 (3–1)
01/18/2014 1:00 pm at Utah #25 Jon M. Huntsman CenterSalt Lake City, UT FS1 L 69–74  12,267 14–4 (3–2)
01/23/2014 8:00 pm Stanford Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 91–74  9,068 15–4 (4–2)
01/26/2014 5:00 pm California Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA ESPNU W 76–64  10,344 16–4 (5–2)
01/30/2014 6:00 pm at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR ESPN2 W 70–68  8,766 17–4 (6–2)
02/02/2014 11:30 AM at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR ESPNU L 67–71  4,509 17–5 (6–3)
02/08/2014 7:30 pm at USC Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 83–73  9,216 18–5 (7–3)
02/13/2014 6:00 pm Colorado Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA ESPN2 W 92–74  8,431 19–5 (8–3)
02/15/2014 2:00 pm Utah Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA P12N W 80–66  9,577 20–5 (9–3)
02/19/2014 7:30 pm at California #23 Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA P12N W 86–66  10,837 21–5 (10–3)
02/22/2014 3:00 pm at Stanford #23 Maples PavilionStanford, CA ESPN2 L 74–83  7,031 21–6 (10–4)
02/27/2014 6:00 pm Oregon Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA ESPN2 L 83–87 2OT 8,643 21–7 (10–5)
03/02/2014 6:00 pm Oregon State Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles, CA FS1 W 74–69  9,873 22–7 (11–5)
03/06/2014 6:00 pm at Washington Alaska Airlines ArenaSeattle, WA ESPN2 W 91–82  6,894 23–7 (12–5)
03/08/2014 8:00 pm at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA FS1 L 55–73  3,142 23–8 (12–6)
Pac-12 Tournament
03/13/2014 6:00 pm vs. Oregon MGM Grand Garden Arena • Paradise, NV
(Quarterfinals)
P12N W 82–63  12,916 24–8
03/14/2014 8:40 pm vs. Stanford MGM Grand Garden Arena • Paradise, NV
(Semifinals)
FS1 W 84–59  12,916 25–8
03/15/2014 3:00 pm vs. #4 Arizona MGM Grand Garden Arena • Paradise, NV
(Championship)
FS1 W 75–71  12,916 26–8
NCAA Tournament
03/21/2014* 6:57 pm vs. (13 S) Tulsa #20 (4 S) Viejas ArenaSan Diego, CA
(Second round)
truTV W 76–59  11,488 27–8
03/23/2014* 4:10 pm vs. (12 S) Stephen F. Austin #20 (4 S) Viejas Arena • San Diego, CA
(Third round)
TBS W 77–60  11,504 28–8
03/27/2014* 6:45 pm vs. #1 (1 S) Florida #20 (4 S) FedExForumMemphis, TN
(Sweet Sixteen)
CBS L 68–79  14,991 28–9
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed within region. S=South Region. All times are in Pacific Time.

Honors[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes.
Poll Pre Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Wk 19 Wk 20 Final
AP 22 24 22 19 18 RV RV RV RV RV 25 RV RV RV RV 23 RV RV RV 20 N/A
Coaches 23 24 24 21 17 23 22 RV RV 25 25 RV RV RV RV 25 RV RV NR 23 15

Team players drafted in the NBA[edit]

Year Round Pick Player NBA Team
2014 1 13 Zach LaVine Minnesota Timberwolves
2014 1 22 Jordan Adams Memphis Grizzlies
2014 1 30 Kyle Anderson San Antonio Spurs

[2]

Notes[edit]

Kyle Anderson against Oregon during Pac-12 Tournament
  • September 26, 2013 – Isaac Hamilton joins the team[3]
  • October 17, 2013 – The Bruins were picked to finish 2nd in the conference by the Pac-12 media
  • October 31, 2013 – Isaac Hamilton's appeal to NCAA to allow him to play this season without having to sit out a season was denied.
  • November 29, 2013 – The team won the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational; Kyle Anderson was the tournament's MVP; Jordan Adams and Zach LaVine were named to the all-tournament team.[4]
  • January 27, 2014 – Sophomore Anderson was named Pac-12 Player of the Week
  • February 27, 2014 - Anderson and Adams missed one game after being suspended for a violation of team rules.[5]
  • March 14, 2014 – Director of Operations Tyus Edney to be inducted into the Pac-12 Conference Hall of Honor.
  • Home attendance for the season averaged 8,136 for the 13,800-seat Pauley Pavilion. It was down from 9,549 in 2012–13, with school officials attributing the higher attendance to the renovated reopening of the arena.[6]
  • March 15, 2014 – Norman Powell shot 16 of 18 points at the free throw line at the Pac-12 tournament, tied for the fourth best percentage in tournament history

See also[edit]

2013–14 UCLA Bruins women's basketball team

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gators finish off UCLA for 29th straight win, 4th straight Elite 8". ESPN.com. Associated Press. March 27, 2014. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ UCLA Basketball Produces Three First-Round NBA Draft Picks, UCLABruins.com, June 26, 2014
  3. ^ UCLA Basketball Welcomes Isaac Hamilton, UCLABruins.com, September 26, 2013
  4. ^ "Burton named to Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational all-tournament team". NevadaWolfPack.com. Dec 1, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ "UCLA suspends key duo 1 game". ESPN.com. Associated Press. February 27, 2014. Archived from the original on February 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ Foster, Chris (March 5, 2014). "UCLA basketball: Bruins' attendance tumbles". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on March 10, 2014. 

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