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UCLA basketball finalizes home-and-home series with Kentucky
UCLA basketball finalizes home-and-home series with Kentucky

Together, they have 19 national championships — more than any other two teams in the nation — 68 Sweet 16 appearances and two of the most recognizable arenas in college basketball. Yet UCLA and Kentucky have never played against each other in Pauley Pavilion or Rupp Arena. Starting next year, they will. On Monday, the schools announced a two-year home-and-home series, beginning in Westwood on Dec. 3, 2015. The Los Angeles Times reported on Nov. 26 that the schools were close to a deal. “This is a big win for fans of college basketball in Southern California,” UCLA Coach Steve Alford said in a statement. The two teams will also meet this year in Chicago. The...

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