There's so much to know about this year's NCAA Tournament. Here are all the quick facts about how UCLA made it to the Final Four, their illustrious tournametn history, info about the Final Four and links to all the BRO stories of UCLA in the tourney. Keep coming back as we update everything right here throughout the tourney...
UCLA defeated Memphis in the Oakland Regional Final, 50-45, to advance to the Final Four.
Here's the game story.
UCLA defeated Gonzaga in the round of 16 in one of the most stunning games in recent memory, 73-71. Gonzaga Game Review
UCLA defeated a tough Alabama team in the second round at San Diego State's Cox Arena, 62-59. Alabama Game Review.
-- UCLA returns to the Final Four for 16th time, its first since winning the national championship in 1995. It also ties UCLA with North Carolina for the most Final Four appearances.
-- UCLA will face LSU, a #4 seed, with a record of 27-8. LSU defeated #2-seed Texas and #1-seed Duke to advance to the Final Four.
-- In the other semi-final will be #3 seed Florida (31-6) against #11-seed George Mason (27-7).
-- George Mason is the lowest seed to make the Final Four since 1986 (LSU, also an 11). GM is also considered the first "non-power type conference" team/"outsider" to get to Final Four since Penn/Indiana STate in 1979.
-- Game Times Saturday:
Florida/George Mason 6:07 p.m. ET (Indy time)
UCLA/LSU 8:47 p.m. ET
-- Monday's Championship Game - 9:00 EST.
-- UCLA's practice Friday in the RCA Dome will be open to the public, from 3:10-4:00 p.m. ET.
-- The team's 30 wins this season (currently 31-6)is only the fourth time in UCLA history a Bruin team has collected 30 wins. If they were to win the national championship, with 33 wins, it would be the most wins in a season by a UCLA team.
-- UCLA currently has the most Final Four wins in the nation with 24, followed by Kentucky with 17. UCLA has also played in the most Final Four games, 28.
-- UCLA currently has the longest win streak in the nation, with 11.
UCLA Stat Page
Stories on NCAA Tournament:
Video of Howland on Selection Sunday
Video of Farmar/Afflalo on Selection Sunday
Burlison's Tourney Overview
Video of Collison/Bozeman on Selection Sunday
BRO Breaks Down the Brackets
A Look at Thursday's Games
Howland's Press Conference, Part 1
Howland's Press Conference, Part 2
Player Presser Pre-Belmont
Video of Pre-Belmont Practice
Howland Pre-Belmont Game
Bruins Blow Out Belmont
Video of Post-Belmont Player Interview
Howland After Belmont
Collison After Belmont
Mark Gottfried at Press Conference
Howland at Friday's Presser
Alabama Players at Presser
Alabama Game Preview
Video of Players After Alabama
Video of Howland Post-Alabama
Alabama Game Review
Photo Gallery #1
Photo Gallery #2
Burlison on Thursday's Games
Howland's Press Conference, #1
Howland's Press Conference, #2
VIDEO: Afflalo on Morrison
Players at Oakland Presser
Gonzaga Game Preview
Howland Talks to Press in Oakland
Roll on the Tourney
VIDEO: Howland Post-Gonzaga
VIDEO: Luc from the Locker Room
More Comments from Howland, Players
Burlison: UCLA, Texas in Stunners
Comments from Gonzaga
Gonzaga Game Photo Gallery
VIDEO: Hollins in the Locker Room
Video Highlgihts from CBS Sports
Memphis Game Preview
Memphis Game Review
VIDEO: Luc After Memphis Game
VIDEO: Bozeman After Game
VIDEO: Cutting Down the Nets
VIDEO: More Players from Locker Room