UCLA has low self-esteem

Eamonn Brennan, ESPN Staff Writer This week, Paul Hewitt — former owner of the worst buyout clause ever — finally got off the hook. How? Because this week the world learned the details of the buyout UCLA added to newly minted coach Steve Alford’s contract. In essence, UCLA and Alford agreed that if the coach leaves the school or is fired before April 30, 2016,whichever party initiates the termination will…

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Bernstein: UCLA Hired A Scumbag

March 31, 2013 By Dan Bernstein- CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) The protesters deserve to be heard once again. They gathered outside Carver-Hawkeye Arena to help bring attention to Steve Alford’s unconscionable behavior after his star player turned sexual assailant. They stood for what was right after the Iowa coach acted to shield a violent criminal and intimidate the victim both publicly and privately. Eleven years later, too many have forgotten…

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Another Guerrero failure: UCLA Charging Students to Check Out “the Pauley Opening Madness”

Originally posted by Nestor on  @BruinNation on Oct 20, 2012 Once again to no one’s surprise Dan Guerrero’s incompetent athletic department makes a tone-deaf and bad business decision to charge students for attendance at new Pauley’s opening night festivities. This will surprise no one but nevertheless it is still ridiculous. The geniuses at Morgan Center will be charging UCLA students to check out “the Pauley Opening Madness” on November 2nd: Tickets to the…

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Dan Guerrero’s Idea of Exciting UCLA Students For A Big Game: Lame Cardboards

Originally posted by Menelaus on Bruinsnation on Oct 30, 2012 UCLA’s incompetent athletic director isn’t doing much to create buzz and excitement among UCLA student body to encourage turnout for Bruins’ biggest football game in years. UCLA is coming off its biggest road win in more than a decade. The Bruins at 6-2 (3-2 in conference) are ranked number 25 in the country. We are going to be playing in probably…

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Bombshell: UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero Publicly Trashes Bruin Basketball Program

Originally posted by Nestor on @BruinNation on Aug 25, 2013 The worst athletic director in America – UCLA’s Dan Guerrero – makes more excuses for his incompetence by publicly trashing Bruin basketball program. I wish we were making this up but the most incompetent athletic director in the country just found a way to embarrass himself in the media. Ryan Kartje, the UCLA beat reporter for the Orange County Register just tweeted out…

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UCLA Athletics Attendance: FAIL at Marketing to Students While Others Take Action

Originally posted by MexiBruin on Bruinsnation on Feb 24, 2014 Bumped – BN Eds Darren Rovell in his Feb. 17th piece “Will next generation of fans show up?” brings our attention to a startling development in college sports: the decline of attendance at games by students. What is particularly baffling, is that the attendance numbers are far below actual tickets sales, meaning that students are buying the tickets, then simply…

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UCLA Basketball Attendance Figures: Bigger Declines than Our Peers

Originally posted by islandbruin2 on Bruinsnation on Feb 25, 2014 It is interesting that we are not apathetic at all when discussing our apathy, when it comes to men’s basketball. This demonstrates that our passion is sitting in reserve, waiting to be tapped whenever we get a competent AD who can hire a competent HC who can lead a program of which we can all be proud and which we…

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UCL-ueless AD Extends Alford’s Contract

Originally posted by JoeBruin15 on Bruinsnation on Oct 3, 2014 UCLA extends the contract of Steve Alford (who is an enabler of a man who raped women) the day after it announced a partnership with the “It’s On Us” campaign against sexual assault. Yesterday, UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director Josh Rebholz proudly announced that UCLA Athletics will be partnering with the Pac-12 and Kevin Love to promote the “It’s On Us”…

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UCLA Basketball: Dan Guerrero’s “Justification” for Alford Extension Simply Makes Zero Sense

Originally posted By Achilles on Bruinsnation Nov 6, 2014 Putting aside the fact that Steve Alford’s presence on the UCLA sidelines is an affront to the program — he did nothing to earn an extension based on his team’s performance. Ryan Kartje of the Orange County Register asked UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero why he awarded head basketball coach Steve Alford with a contract extension after just one season. Writes Kartje: The…

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Another Bungled Coaching Search Results in Steve Alford to Westwood

Originally posted by Bellerophon on Bruinsnation on Mar 30, 2013 Now that Dan Guerrero, after bumbling through another head coaching search (chasing Brad Stevens and failing, just like he chased Chris Petersen and failed), has made it official by announcing New Mexico’s Steve Alford as UCLA’s new men’s head basketball coach, we take a look at Alford’s coaching career by the numbers to try to figure out what we’re in for…

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