UCLA learns from its mistakes

UCLA learns from its mistakes

There are 8 comments on the LA Daily News story from Jan 23, 2009, titled UCLA learns from its mistakes. In it, LA Daily News reports that:

The flashbacks started coming, but point guard Darren Collison knew how to stop them.

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bruinpete

Reston, VA

#1 Jan 23, 2009
Big game on Sat!
doubter

Vancouver, WA

#2 Jan 23, 2009
I note Collison looks noticeable thicker than a year ago, and noticeably slower. Will Justin Dentmon hold him to 1-8 again?

Howland has never had much of an offense, but why are the Bruins only 7th in the conference in field goal defense? I thought Howland was supposed to be some kind of genius.
Bugaboo

Rosemead, CA

#3 Jan 23, 2009
To "doubter"...and your team from Corvallis is a real winner ? When did the Beavers make the NCAA tournament...waaaaay back when Ralph Miller was head coach ? Please, refresh our memories.

Since: Sep 08

Barstow, CA

#4 Jan 24, 2009
Doubter asked valid questions. I think Collison is a fine player, but we've seen him outplayed by the nation's best guards repeatedly, including in the NCAAs. As for Howland, his teams peak defensively at the end of the season, no worries there. However, I am concerned about the inability to get the ball into the post on offense. Even Kevin Love complained that he didn't get enough touches last year. I want to see if the freshmen guards and J'mison Morgan can develop a better inside game.
ucla longtime fan

Lodi, CA

#6 Jan 26, 2009
be serious there is no inside game just like mata,aboya,luc. we need players that create on heir own and shoot off the dribble like a j abrams, oj mayo, even isiah thomas burned us we run around and around than no can get there shot off. help sweet 16 at best!!!!!!

Since: Sep 08

Barstow, CA

#7 Jan 27, 2009
Told ya. Collison got outplayed by UW's guards.
YOUR DAD

Redmond, WA

#8 Jan 28, 2009
Bruins always find a way to make it to the big dance.And when we do beware of another national championship.GO BRUINS
ucla longtime fan

Lodi, CA

#9 Jan 28, 2009
i love ucla but lets be honest they are no where near championship material. in the the big dance everyone of the bruins would have to shoot well and defend to win that never happens. two or three play well and two or three play sub par. today collision said he would get ucla back on track. right with his poor shooting and afraid of the paint. don't count on it.

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