We’re in Day __ of quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic but we’re still seeing athletic news and stories pop up across the country and especially here out west.
We’ve tracked down the past few days worth of news to make sure no one missed a single thing from your UCLA Bruins.
22 Bruins named scholar-athletes
The UCLA track and field team saw a whopping 22 athletes earn the scholar-athlete distinction from the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. Considering the qualifications to earn the distinction, that’s quite an awesome list.
Pac-12 Network features Joshua Kelley with a Chip Kelly interview
You get out what you put in.— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) April 5, 2020
Hard-working fan favorite Joshua Kelley is ready to make the leap from @UCLAFootball ➡️ the NFL. pic.twitter.com/RSQ94j9HNK
Warriors GM Bob Myers talks journey to, while at and from UCLA
Myers discusses with the San Francisco Chronicle all about his time as a walk-on for the UCLA basketball team and how it shaped him into the man he is today. “If not for the people at UCLA, he reckons that he wouldn’t be what he is today: a two-time NBA Executive of the Year credited with assembling Warriors teams that revolutionized the league.”
Chris Smith honored as Most Improved Player in the Pac-12 Conference
"It's a responsibility of being able to play every play, to be an every-play guy. It takes time to become that guy, but our guys did what they had to do. They dug it out."— UCLA Men’s Basketball (@UCLAMBB) April 4, 2020
Coach Mick Cronin, on the Bruins' development & Chris Smith's strong progression pic.twitter.com/pR7uIYXAEd
Japreece ‘Queen’ Dean’s top moments for the Bruins, immortalized
Queen Dean did work for the Bruins!— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) April 5, 2020
Check out the top 3⃣ moments from @japreece24's career with @UCLAWBB. ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/DFueydoDmI
Top 10 moments from UCLA’s 2019-20 sports year
Kyla Ross, rightfully so, dominates here (and everywhere).
Coach Cori Close offers up some inspirational words
"Bruins are better together, and we're going to get through this together" -- @CoachCloseUCLA— UCLA W. Basketball (@UCLAWBB) April 5, 2020
Our leader, Coach Cori Close, is here with some inspirational words in this difficult time.#GoBruins pic.twitter.com/bHQgg8YXUC
UCLA makes top eight for 4-star TE Brock Bowers
Bowers listed his top eight schools and the tight end from Napa High School has your Bruins firmly in his scaled down list.
Players react to the 32-point come-from-behind victory
I’ll be bragging to my kids about this one :) https://t.co/g6yJ0w8lrl— DTR (@DoriansTweets) April 3, 2020
April 3, 2020
UCLA basketball offers two 2023 prospects
Head coach Mick Cronin is utilizing his free time to evaluate future Bruins and offered two for the class of 2023 this week. Guard Mikey Williams and combo-guard Simeon Wilcher were each offered a UCLA scholarship.
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