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UCLA coaching search: Bruins hire New Mexico's Steve Alford

Looking for Ben Howland's replacement, UCLA lured Steve Alford away from New Mexico and the 10-year deal he agreed to in recent days.

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UCLA hires Steve Alford

The Bruins found their man, and he's the head coach of another program that lost in its NCAA Tournament opener.

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Stevens says he'll be at Butler next week

Brad Stevens generally doesn't comment on his potential as a coaching hire, but a tweet about walking through Hinkle Fieldhouse in the morning serves as evidence he might want to stay at Butler despite UCLA's overtures.

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Stevens might stay at Butler after all

Is Butler head coach Brad Stevens staying or going? New reports suggest the former.

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Brad Stevens close to joining UCLA?

Butler's Brad Stevens is UCLA's top target, and the two sides are reportedly working on a contract negotiation.

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Gottfried won't discuss UCLA job opening

Mark Gottfried won't discuss UCLA's job opening and reiterated that he's committed to N.C. State for the time being.

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Ben Howland out at UCLA

Ben Howland, the man who once led UCLA to three consecutive Final Four appearances, is out after 10 seasons with the Bruins.

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UCLA to pursue Shaka Smart?

After UCLA fired Ben Howland Sunday, the coaching rumor mill is now starting to churn. Shaka Smart and Jay Wright were among the first names thrown out there.

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UCLA fans want Howland gone

Ben Howland doesn't appear to have much time left at UCLA as fans of the squad think he should be fired sooner rather than later.

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