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Freshmen Prince Ali, Aaron Holiday bring needed jolt to UCLA backcourt

Freshmen Prince Ali, Aaron Holiday bring needed jolt to UCLA backcourt

Last season, after a middling Pac-12 Conference performance, the UCLA basketball team sneaked into the NCAA tournament and made a run to a regional semifinal for a second consecutive season. The Bruins did it with a critically thin roster, especially in the backcourt, that left little room for injuries or growing pains. Now, they hope they've solved their depth problems with a Prince and a legacy — incoming guards Prince Ali and Aaron Holiday, the brother of former Bruin Jrue Holiday. Full practices won't start for another month, but the backcourt pair has impressed Coach Steve Alford during preseason workouts. "Prince and Aaron are, I think, way ahead of it...

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