Adam Wright

Water polo final could be a grudge match for USC, UCLA

Water polo final could be a grudge match for USC, UCLA

Adam Wright has coached UCLA to national men’s water polo championships in each of the last two seasons. But if that’s given the Bruins a little extra confidence heading into this weekend’s NCAA Final Four in Berkeley, Wright is doing his best to dismiss it.

“We don’t put too much credence in that,” he said. “If we’re not on the offensive, then we’re not playing our style of water polo. We’re not dictating how we want to play.

“We’re on the hunt to get better.”

Over at USC, the Bruins’ success has become a catalyst, since UCLA won those two titles by defeating the Trojans...

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