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UCLA has fun with sound fundamentals in victory over Tulsa
UCLA has fun with sound fundamentals in victory over Tulsa

SAN DIEGO — No Duke here. No Ohio State anywhere. And no, giggle, not even a hint of New Mexico. At the late-night end of two NCAA tournament opening days filled with higher seeds laying giant eggs, UCLA finished Friday's madness with a simple, dominating march. The Bruins stomped through fears a talented fourth seed would overlook a pesky 13th-seed, trampled worries their new coach couldn't win a tournament opener, and even flattened a 20-year-old nightmare with a 76-59 victory over Tulsa. Oh, yeah, no Princeton or Detroit Mercy here either. “A statement win,” said the Bruins' Tony Parker, who had 11 points and six rebounds off the bench. A...

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