2013–14 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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2013–14 UCLA Bruins men's basketball
UCLA Bruins logo.svg
Pac-12 Tournament champions
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
Conference Pac-12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 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
2013–14 Pac-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 Pac-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]

Previous season[edit]

Departures[edit]

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

Recruiting class[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/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 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/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 Previous school Hometown
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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/30, 2013*
7:30 pm
No. 22 Cal State San Bernardino W 96–66 
Pauley Pavilion (4,522)
Los Angeles, CA
November 4, 2013*
7:30 pm, P12N
No. 22 Cal State San Marcos W 109–79 
Pauley Pavilion (4,023)
Los Angeles, CA
Non Conference Season
November 8, 2013*
9:00 pm, P12N
No. 22 Drexel W 72–67  1–0
Pauley Pavilion (6,859)
Los Angeles, CA
November 12, 2013*
6:00 pm, P12N
No. 24 Oakland W 91–60  2–0
Pauley Pavilion (4,771)
Los Angeles, CA
November 18, 2013*
8:00 pm, P12N
No. 22 Sacramento State W 86–50  3–0
Pauley Pavilion (5,489)
Los Angeles, CA
November 22, 2013*
8:00 pm, P12N
No. 22 Morehead State
Las Vegas Invitational
W 81–70  4–0
Pauley Pavilion (5,508)
Los Angeles, CA
November 24, 2013*
7:00 pm, P12N
No. 22 Chattanooga
Las Vegas Invitational
W 106–65  5–0
Pauley Pavilion (5,739)
Los Angeles, CA
November 28, 2013*
4:30 pm, ESPN3
No. 19 vs. Nevada
Las Vegas Invitational
W 105–84  6–0
Orleans Arena (2,250)
Paradise, NV
November 29, 2013*
8:30 pm, ESPN2
No. 19 vs. Northwestern
Las Vegas Invitational
W 95–79  7–0
Orleans Arena (2,520)
Paradise, NV
December 3, 2013*
8:00 pm, P12N
No. 18 UC Santa Barbara W 89–76  8–0
Pauley Pavilion (6,644)
Los Angeles, CA
December 7, 2013*
9:30 AM, CBS
No. 18 at Missouri L 71–80  8–1
Mizzou Arena (8,826)
Columbia, MO
December 14, 2013*
5:00 pm, P12N
Prairie View A&M W 95–71  9–1
Pauley Pavilion (6,864)
Los Angeles, CA
December 19, 2013*
4:30 pm, ESPN
vs. No. 8 Duke
CARQUEST Auto Parts Classic
L 63–80  9–2
Madison Square Garden (15,410)
New York City, NY
December 22, 2013*
4:00 pm, P12N
Weber State W 83–60  10–2
Pauley Pavilion (7,013)
Los Angeles, CA
December 28, 2013*
7:00 pm, ESPN2
Alabama W 75–67  11–2
Pauley Pavilion (9,061)
Los Angeles, CA
Conference Season
January 5, 2014
12:00 pm, FS1
USC W 107–73  12–2
(1–0)
Pauley Pavilion (11,285)
Los Angeles, CA
January 9, 2014
6:00 pm, ESPN
No. 1 Arizona L 75–79  12–3
(1–1)
Pauley Pavilion (13,283)
Los Angeles, CA
January 12, 2014
7:00 pm, ESPNU
Arizona State W 87–72  13–3
(2–1)
Pauley Pavilion (8,003)
Los Angeles, CA
January 16, 2014
5:00 pm, P12N
No. 25 at No. 21 Colorado W 69–56  14–3 (3–1)
Coors Events Center (10,802)
Boulder, CO
January 18, 2014
1:00 pm, FS1
No. 25 at Utah L 69–74  14–4 (3–2)
Jon M. Huntsman Center (12,267)
Salt Lake City, UT
January 23, 2014
8:00 pm, P12N
Stanford W 91–74  15–4 (4–2)
Pauley Pavilion (9,068)
Los Angeles, CA
January 26, 2014
5:00 pm, ESPNU
California W 76–64  16–4 (5–2)
Pauley Pavilion (10,344)
Los Angeles, CA
January 30, 2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
at Oregon W 70–68  17–4 (6–2)
Matthew Knight Arena (8,766)
Eugene, OR
February 2, 2014
11:30 AM, ESPNU
at Oregon State L 67–71  17–5 (6–3)
Gill Coliseum (4,509)
Corvallis, OR
February 8, 2014
7:30 pm, P12N
at USC W 83–73  18–5 (7–3)
Galen Center (9,216)
Los Angeles, CA
February 13, 2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
Colorado W 92–74  19–5 (8–3)
Pauley Pavilion (8,431)
Los Angeles, CA
February 15, 2014
2:00 pm, P12N
Utah W 80–66  20–5 (9–3)
Pauley Pavilion (9,577)
Los Angeles, CA
February 19, 2014
7:30 pm, P12N
No. 23 at California W 86–66  21–5 (10–3)
Haas Pavilion (10,837)
Berkeley, CA
February 22, 2014
3:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 23 at Stanford L 74–83  21–6 (10–4)
Maples Pavilion (7,031)
Stanford, CA
February 27, 2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
Oregon L 83–87 2OT 21–7 (10–5)
Pauley Pavilion (8,643)
Los Angeles, CA
March 2, 2014
6:00 pm, FS1
Oregon State W 74–69  22–7 (11–5)
Pauley Pavilion (9,873)
Los Angeles, CA
March 6, 2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
at Washington W 91–82  23–7 (12–5)
Alaska Airlines Arena (6,894)
Seattle, WA
March 8, 2014
8:00 pm, FS1
at Washington State L 55–73  23–8 (12–6)
Beasley Coliseum (3,142)
Pullman, WA
NCAA Tournament
March 13, 2014
6:00 pm, P12N
vs. Oregon
Quarterfinals
W 82–63  24–8
MGM Grand Garden Arena (12,916)
Paradise, NV
March 14, 2014
8:40 pm, FS1
vs. Stanford
Semifinals
W 84–59  25–8
MGM Grand Garden Arena (12,916)
Paradise, NV
March 15, 2014
3:00 pm, FS1
vs. No. 4 Arizona
Championship
W 75–71  26–8
MGM Grand Garden Arena (12,916)
Paradise, NV
NCAA Tournament
March 21, 2014*
6:57 pm, truTV
No. 20 (4 S) vs. (13 S) Tulsa
Second round
W 76–59  27–8
Viejas Arena (11,488)
San Diego, CA
March 23, 2014*
4:10 pm, TBS
No. 20 (4 S) vs. (12 S) Stephen F. Austin
Third round
W 77–60  28–8
Viejas Arena (11,504)
San Diego, CA
March 27, 2014*
6:45 pm, CBS
No. 20 (4 S) vs. No. 1 (1 S) Florida
Sweet Sixteen
L 68–79  28–9
FedExForum (14,991)
Memphis, TN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed within region. S=South Region. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
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 Archived 2013-10-02 at the Wayback Machine., 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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