On Wednesday, Tony Parker sat at a podium on the Hawaiian island of Maui and challenged his teammates.
UCLA had just suffered its third loss of the season, to Wake Forest, pushing its record down to .500. Its next six games, beginning Sunday against Cal State Northridge, may be its toughest stretch of the season: It will play No. 1 Kentucky, No. 10 Gonzaga and No. 9 North Carolina,
Those games will be ugly, Parker said, unless the Bruins make a change.
"Toughness is what it comes down to," Parker said. "We came out with a soft mentality, and we got beat. We'll continue to get beaten until we toughen up."
UCLA Coach Steve...