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Norman Powell, Tony Parker can lift UCLA up a notch when they're on
Norman Powell, Tony Parker can lift UCLA up a notch when they're on

When UCLA’s basketball team prepares to open the NCAA tournament against Tulsa on Friday in San Diego, Norman Powell and Tony Parker represent the unknown. “They are our X factors,” Coach Steve Alford said. The Bruins have talent: Playmaker Kyle Anderson can score and leads UCLA in rebounding and assists; deadeye shooter Jordan Adams is cool in the clutch; the Wear twins, Travis and David, are a double-barreled matchup challenge; and UCLA even has a projected NBA lottery pick, Zach LaVine, coming off the bench. But the Bruins could use better interior work when the tournament begins. And that’s where Powell and Parker come in. Powell is a 6-4 slasher...

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