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Bruins seem in good shape for first Rose Bowl bid since 1999
Bruins seem in good shape for first Rose Bowl bid since 1999

UCLA has its best shot at the Rose Bowl in more than a decade. The Bruins have not seen Pasadena on New Year’s Day since the 1999 game. The 15-year drought is the longest in the program since spending more than two decades without a bid from 1919 to 1941. Big deal, Arizona can say. What’s 15 years? The Wildcats joined the then Pac-10 in 1978 and have never made it to the Rose Bowl. Oh, they have been close, finishing in a three-way tie in 1993. UCLA went to the game. The Wildcats finished a game out of first place in 1994 and 1998 and a half-game out in 1985. A look at Rose Bowl futility that tops the Bruins. California Last appeared: 1959 President: Dwight D....