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7-2, 1st in Pac-12

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Spoke with ESPN 100 PG Courtney Ramey. Will take an official visit to Texas Dec 27-30, as well as Villanova and UCLA in February. Already visited Oklahoma State. He is still looking at Ohio State, Louisville and Missouri. ‬Ramey is out with a broken wrist but his team Webster Groves plays Memphis East tonight 7pm est ESPN2

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5dAdrian Wojnarowski and Jonathan Givony

Ball brothers agree to deal with Lithuanian club

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have signed professional basketball deals with Lithuanian club Prienu Vytautas, the team's coach/GM Virginijus Seskus and Ball family agent Harrison Gaines told ESPN's Jeff Goodman.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball said he thinks his brother LiAngelo's decision to leave UCLA "is a good decision." Ball said the entire family came to an agreement "that was the best thing for him." "I have been at UCLA but I didn't go through what he is going through," the Lakers point guard said of giving his input. "It is tough leaving whether he plays or not in their hands. You are just waiting to hear and just sitting around. So just trying to take action and that is what we did." Ball said he will support both his brothers, LiAngelo and LaMelo, if they end up going overseas to play basketball. "If they are over there, I wish them the best," Ball said. "And if they do go, it will be a family decision."

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Having likely one less win on its résumé due to its cancelled game with Montana, UCLA's chances to make the NCAA tournament dropped from 34 percent to 29 percent per ESPN's Basketball Power Index (BPI).

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9dJeff Goodman

LaVar: Sons LiAngelo, LaMelo sign with agent

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have signed with agent Harrison Gaines, their father, LaVar Ball, told ESPN. Ball wants both sons to play on the same team overseas.

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10dKyle Bonagura

UCLA cancels Montana game due to wildfires

Wildfires spreading across Southern California have led UCLA to cancel its men's basketball game against Montana that had been scheduled for Wednesday night.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA has canceled its men's basketball game tonight against Montana as a result of fires in the area. "The health and safety of student-athletes, staff and fans is our top priority," the school said in a statement.

Are LaVar's plans backfiring? (1:40)
Alford on LiAngelo's exit: 'Nothing we saw coming' (1:19)
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11dKyle Bonagura

Alford 'surprised' to learn Ball was leaving UCLA

UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford said he was surprised when he learned through various media reports that freshman LiAngelo Ball was leaving the program and withdrawing from school.

Goodman: 'UCLA done with the Ball family' (3:07)
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11dJeff Borzello

The Ball family-UCLA divorce you knew was coming

The Ball family and UCLA weren't built for the long haul. This was supposed to be a three-season relationship, a Lonzo-LiAngelo-LaMelo succession of one-and-done, with LaVar shouting the entire time. But now, it is over.

Stephen A. says 'no way in hell' LiAngelo gets drafted in June (2:02)

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

UCLA Men's Basketball Head Coach Steve Alford: "We learned today of LiAngelo Ball's intention to withdraw from UCLA. We respect the decision he and his family have made, and we wish him all the best in the future."

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA releases a statement on LiAngelo Ball leaving school: “We learned today of LiAngelo Ball's intention to withdraw from UCLA. We respect the decision he and his family have made, and we wish him all the best in the future.”

What's next for LiAngelo Ball after leaving UCLA? (1:41)
Has LaVar Ball gone too far by pulling LiAngelo out of UCLA (2:25)

Nick DePaula ESPN 

Now that LaVar Ball has pulled son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA, there are plans in place for a third Big Baller Brand sneaker alongside the ZO2 and Melo Ball 1. LiAngelo's eventual signature shoe will be called the "Gelo 3," via ESPN's Jovan Buha.

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12dJeff Goodman

LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo out of UCLA

LaVar Ball has told ESPN that he has pulled his son LiAngelo out of UCLA after the player was suspended indefinitely because of a shoplifting incident.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

LaVar Ball told ESPN he has pulled LiAngelo Ball from UCLA. "We are exploring other options with Gelo," LaVar said.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.833rd
Rebounds Per Game42.411th
Assists Per Game15.691st
Points Allowed75.4240th

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Tournament History

Final Fours18
Tournament Record103-40
Championship Seasons1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995
Tournament Appearances47