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Hoops Preview & Season Prediction

The 2003-2004 UCLA basketball team has some challenges ahead of it for the next few months, but emboldened by a new Head Coach in Ben Howland, this year's Bruins could surprise. Here's a rundown on the team, and season and Pac-10 prediction...

After years of controversy in the basketball program, and the football program still experiencing some, this year's basketball season looks to be the only respite for Bruin fans in recent years. It's the first year of new Head Coach Ben Howland, a native Southern Californian who returns from turning around both the Northern Arizona and Pittsburgh programs and winning national coach of the year...