Ben Howland talks about the bad defense against Oregon State, how Josh Smith needs to improve on the…
UCLA Goes South Up North
It's not rocket science analyzing UCLA's loss to Oregon, 75-68, Saturday. The Main Contributing Factors: • The Bruins aren't very talented. • They were on the road. • Ben Howland got out-coached. • The use of UCLA's personnel. It's over-kill to again discuss UCLA's talent level. It's well-documented and, at this point, painful to rehash. Suffice it to say this UCLA team's talent level compares with some of the least talented UCLA teams of the last 25 years. And the buck stops with Howland, obviously. You can't really make an excuse for the coach – saying things like: "Well, he's doing the best he can with the talent he has" – because he's the one responsible for the talent he has. So, we'll leave it at that. Howland did get out-coached. Oregon's Dana Altman made some adjustments in the second half, doing a few little subtle things defensively to alter UCLA's offensive sets just a bit – enough to get a few stops to start the second half. The Ducks then...
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