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Los Angeles Times | Alford's task of rebuilding UCLA   Read the Story
UCLA still has a great name and a magical legacy from John Wooden, but first-year Coach Steve Alford faces a big task in trying to make Bruins an elite program again.

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CBS Sports | Will Rick's roll save his job?  Read the Story
Give Texas credit -- short on talent but finally long on heart, the Longhorns are hot. And 10-1 with a win at North Carolina can only help Rick Barnes' shaky job security

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The Columbus Dispatch | Soft schedule doesn't hurt Buckeyes   Read the Story
Ohio State could be accused of taking a cakewalk path to success, mostly because the Buckeyes have shown under coach Thad Matta that playing pushovers early has no adverse effect down the line.