Steve Alford reflected his team’s fortunes with his every move in the final minutes.
Thomas Welsh missed a jump shot that could have tied the score for UCLA and Alford loosened the knot on his tie as he crouched along the sideline.
Jaylen Hands badly misfired on a three-pointer and Alford stood with his hands on his hips.
Aaron Holiday reached in to foul Oregon State’s Drew Eubanks on a dunk and Alford turned and walked back toward his team’s bench in resignation.
The UCLA coach could only go through the motions like his team toward the end of a 69-63 loss at Gill Coliseum on Thursday night that gave the Bruins a two-game losing streak and raised more questions...