UCLA players, stars react to buzzer-beater loss to Gonzaga
Check out how UCLA players, celebrities and the Bruins’ rival USC reacted to the team’s 93-90 overtime, buzzer-beater loss to Gonzaga on Saturday night.
The Bruins won over fans by going from the First Four to the Final Four, showing grit along the way.
Incredibly proud Bruins. Great job— Ed O'Bannon (@Ed_OBannon) April 4, 2021
Can’t imagine what that locker room must be like for those guys after the loss but UCLA and their entire program should be incredibly proud.— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) April 4, 2021
That hurts.. damn— Zach LaVine (@ZachLaVine) April 4, 2021
One of the best games I’ve seen in a very long time!!— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 4, 2021
What a game. So proud of both teams tonight. One of those games when there’s not a loser - only a winner. This was college athletics at its finest. Congratulations Coach Cronin and UCLA on one great season! Hats off to Gonzaga.— Troy Aikman (@TroyAikman) April 4, 2021
L.A. couldn’t be prouder of this @UCLA team.— MayorOfLA (@MayorOfLA) April 4, 2021
Their grit, their poise, and their historic run inspired the Bruin faithful and gave sports fans across our city another reason to cheer.
We can’t wait to see them back on the court next year! #8Clap #GoBruins https://t.co/Xv4jdXZNIO
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Iliana Limón Romero is the Los Angeles Times assistant managing editor for Sports. The El Paso native joined The Times in March 2021. She previously was the sports editor at the Orlando Sentinel, where she contributed to the paper’s Pulitzer finalist coverage of the Pulse nightclub shooting. Limón Romero is chair of the Assn. for Women in Sports Media and co-chair of the National Assn. Hispanic Journalists Sports Task Force.