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No. 4 seeding nice, but Bruins must play well, says Steve Alford
No. 4 seeding nice, but Bruins must play well, says Steve Alford

UCLA Coach Steve Alford knows all too well how little a team's seeding can mean. The Bruins go into the NCAA tournament as a fourth-seeded team and open in San Diego against 13th-seeded Tulsa Friday in Viejas Arena. "To be one top of the four seeded teams in a region, that's important, for our first year, building the foundation, winning the Pac-12 [tournament] championship," Alford said. It also kept UCLA on the West Coast. But that's where the special privileges end. Tulsa is unlikely to knuckle under just because the Bruins are a higher-seeded team. "We made a good push the last two weeks, and I feel like we're playing our best...

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