UCLA Lands Steve Alford, But Did Steve Alford Land One of America's Best …


The Bruins will pay New Mexico's coach $2.6 million annually for seven years, according to a report.

UCLA Director of Athletics Dan Guerrero announced today the appointment of Steve Alford as the 13th Head Men's Basketball Coach in program history.

Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he agreed to a new, 10-year deal with the Lobos for a chance to run what he called ''the premier basketball program in the country.''

After a week of uncertainty, rumors swirling about potential candidates and some surprising disinterest, UCLA has hired its next men's basketball coach. The school announced Saturday morning that it has hired New Mexico coach Steve Alford to take over

After a week of uncertainty, rumors swirling about potential candidates and some surprising disinterest, UCLA has hired its next men's basketball coach. The school announced Saturday morning that it has hired New Mexico coach Steve Alford to take over