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Kickoff time announced for USC vs. UCLA on Saturday

USC and UCLA are scheduled to kick off at 12:30 p.m. PST at the Coliseum on Saturday.

The game will be broadcast on ABC, or ESPN2, depending on your region.

 UCLA is 8-3 and 5-3 in the Pac-12 Conference. USC is 7-4 overall and 5-3.

The game will determine which team earns the Pac-12 South Division title and a trip to the conference championship game on Dec.

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UCLA beats Utah to set up Pac-12 South showdown with USC

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson scrambled, to his right, then twirled backward, well behind the line of scrimmage. The UCLA defensive front gave chase. It was fourth and nine, with not much more than a minute left.

He turned to his left and saw open ground and took off. The Bruins couldn’t catch him. As fourth-down conversions go, it doesn’t get much more demoralizing.

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Jerry Neuheisel, Kene Orjioke won't return to UCLA football team

UCLA quarterback Jerry Neuheisel and linebacker Kene Orjioke, both redshirt juniors, will not return to play for the Bruins next season, Coach Jim Mora said.

Neuheisel, the son of former UCLA quarterback and head coach Rick Neuheisel, is expected to remain in the program as a graduate assistant.

“I don’t expect he will go very far,” Mora said, indicating Neuheisel would stay with the program.

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UCLA men to open NCAA soccer playoffs at home

The UCLA men's soccer team, which reached the national title game last season, returns to the NCAA tournament Thursday, when the Bruins play host to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo at 7 p.m. at Drake Stadium.

Thursday's game will mark the 33rd consecutive appearance in the NCAA championships for UCLA (10-8-1, 5-4-1 in the Pac-12).

“The NCAA tournament is the best part of the year.

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Bryce Alford to drop scholarship to accommodate deep recruiting class

Recently, UCLA Coach Steve Alford has had some unusual conversations with his son, Bryce.

Bryce Alford has a scholarship to play basketball. Steve Alford would prefer that he did not. So, unless UCLA loses any underclassmen next season, Bryce Alford will become a walk-on, Steve Alford said Tuesday.

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Deon Hollins says UCLA is battling two opponents: the other team and officials

Three days later, the issue of penalties continued to smolder at UCLA.

Still stinging from a last-second loss to Washington State on Saturday, linebacker Deon Hollins spoke about his frustration with game officials.

“Beating the referees and beating the other team is rough sometimes,” Hollins said Tuesday.

Hollins was particularly peeved about Washington State’s last play.

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