The Bruins, who are 7-2 in season openers under head coach Ben Howland, play the Indiana State Hoosiers for just the second time in their history on Friday night in Westwood.
UCLA's freshman might be healthy enough to play in the season opener on Friday, provided the NCAA clears his case before then.
Several former UCLA men's basketball greats are excited by the new-and-improved Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins basketball home has undergone a 33-month long renovation process and will be christened when the Bruins host Indiana State on Nov. 9.
The Bruins' prized recruit will determine the next steps toward recovery pending an MRI.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame will enshrine its 12-member, 2012 class Friday.
UCLA Bruins athletic director Dan Guerrero responds to reports that two players are still waiting for word on their amateur eligibility. Shooting guard Shabazz Muhammad and small forward Kyle Anderson are the reported players.
The recruitment of UCLA's center Tony Parker and forward Kyle Anderson are under investigation by the NCAA.
Between ESPN, the Pac-12 Network, Fox Sports Net and CBS, UCLA will have all of their 2012-13 basketball games televised.
Travis Wear led the UCLA Bruins with 26 points in a 92-63 exhibition win against the Shanghai Sharks.
The UCLA Bruins defeated Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 72-31, in an exhibition game on Monday as part of the team's weeklong goodwill tour in China.