The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (P.I.T.) is the first and only postseason camps for the top seniors. The P.I.T. was known for showcasing the small college players like Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, Dan Majerle, Charles Oakley and John Stockton. The 57th annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament runs from April 8-11 and may feature the most talent in recent memory.
With the departure of Alfred Aboya, Josh Shipp and Darren Collison, Ben Howland's old guard has officially moved on, and the UCLA basketball program is headed for a time of transition, where a new wave of players will be asked to reinvent it...
Senior post Alfred Aboya talked candidly at the press conference about his technical and the fouls he suffered against Washington, and what he thinks the team needs to do both offensively and defensively to be successful the rest of the season. He discusses getting the ball more in the post and dribble penetration...
January 28, 2009
There were times in its win over Southern Illinois (77-60) that UCLA flashed what it could be offensively. Could it just be a matter of UCLA feeling itself out and the players -- and coaches -- starting to realize the players' roles?
November 22, 2008
How can USC lead UCLA for just about 75 of 80 minutes in their two games and come away a loser both times? The Bruins, if you give them enough time, show their superiority, and on a night when their "stars" weren't on, it was the other guys, like Alfred Aboya, who led them to victory...
February 8, 2007
UCLA's freshman post player, Alfred Aboya, spoke to the media this week about his game against Washington, his defensive assignments, being physically tough and that little baby left-handed jump hook...
February 16, 2006
Head Coach Ben Howland talks to the media in his weekly press conference, of course talking about the ever-present injuries, specifically to Alfred Aboya, and the the USC game Wednesday...
January 17, 2006
Freshmen Alfred Aboya and Darren Collison answered questions from the media, both talking about their development so far this season, the Cal game and their mindset heading into Arizona...
January 4, 2006