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UCLA tries to remain focused for bowl game
UCLA tries to remain focused for bowl game

UCLA wrapped the first week of its preparation for the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Saturday, going through a mock game that Coach Jim Mora hoped would keep the Bruins focused. A year ago, UCLA came out flat against Baylor in the Holiday Bowl and was blown out, 49-26. Mora vowed to change the team's approach heading into the game against Virginia Tech on Dec. 31. The Bruins scrimmaged for about an hour, though it was not full contact. BOWL TIMELINE: Matchups, schedule and picks "I thought it was awesome," Mora said. "I was a little worried when we came out, because we went to the Lakers' game [Friday] night and got back kind of late." Mora said the start of...

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