Bootleg Video: UCLA Post-Game

After Saturday's 75-54 whipping by UCLA, there was a somber mood throughout Maples Pavilion. Stanford's seniors suffered their most embarrassing loss of the season on their Senior Day, sending a dejected and disgusted Chris Hernandez to the press room for interviews. A disappointed Dan Grunfeld joined him. See the seniors' reaction to their performance, plus the commentary by head coach Trent Johnson.

The biggest competitors crash the hardest after a difficult loss, and Hernandez was clearly disgusted after Stanford's worst home loss since he was a fourth grader.  He and Grunfeld both were unafraid to admit that they were outplayed by UCLA in every aspect of the game.  Their head coach took a different tact, deflecting criticism of his players and instead lavishing praise on the athletes and coaching of the Bruins squad that he cannot help but admire.  Johnson also closed with comments on where Stanford goes from here, as they start the post-season.  His players have an "eye opening" off-court activity today that ought to ensure they do not feel sorry for themselves.

Chris Hernandez Scout Profile
Dan Grunfeld Scout Profile
Trent Johnson Scout Profile

UCLA press room post-game -


To watch this video, you will need Windows Media Player.  Click here to download the most recent version of Media Player.

If you are unable to view the above video with your web browser, you can right-click (or option-click for Mac users) the link below and save the file to your hard drive, and then watch it using the newest version Windows Media Player.

UCLA post-game


Are you fully subscribed to The Bootleg? If not, then you are missing out on all the top Cardinal coverage we provide daily on our website, as well as our full-length feature articles in our glossy magazine. Sign up today for the biggest and best in Stanford sports coverage with TheBootleg.com (sign-up) and The Bootleg Magazine (sign-up)!


The Bootleg Top Stories