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Bryce Alford and UCLA are in no hurry to end their tournament run

Bryce Alford and UCLA are in no hurry to end their tournament run

It will all be over for Bryce Alford in a matter of hours.

One more final exam Monday and he will have completed his UCLA coursework toward a degree in political science.

“I’m very excited about not having school anymore,” Alford said Saturday.

He’s in no such rush to complete his college basketball career. That could go on and on, as far as he’s concerned, preferably involving three stops and five more games.

The senior shooting guard hopes to locate his touch along the way, entering the third-seeded Bruins’ second-round NCAA tournament game against sixth-seeded Cincinnati on Sunday evening at the Golden 1 Center stuck in his worst funk of the...

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