UCLA Bruins are the sports department of the University of California (UCLA ) in Los Angeles, California. The crews of the Bruins take part in the competitions of the National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA) in the Pacific -12 Conference.
The athletes at UCLA have excellent facilities. The American football player play their home games at the Rose Bowl opened in 1923 ( Capacity: 92 452 spectators ), while the basketball players on campus in 1965 opened Pauley Pavilion (capacity 12,829 spectators ) play.
One of the greatest achievements of the Bruins include the series of 88 games without defeat in a row, which made the basketball player 1971-1974. Among the most famous players in the Bruins counts Kareem Abdul- Jabbar. He played from 1965 to 1969 as Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, under the direction of legendary coach John Wooden.
The rivalry with their neighbors, the USC Trojans is one of the greatest rivalries in the academic U.S. sports, especially in American football. This is due to the fact that there is no other city in the U.S., in which two such large universities such as UCLA and the University of Southern California ( USC) are located.
- NCAA champion in American Football: 1954
- NCAA champions in basketball ( men): ( 11x) 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975 and 1995
- NCAA champion ( men): Football (4x ), Golf ( 1x ), athletics ( 8x), Swimming ( 1x ), tennis ( 16x), Gymnastics ( 2x), volleyball ( 19x) and water polo ( 8x)
- NCAA champion ( women): Golf (2x ), athletics (5x), Softball (10x), Gymnastics (5x), volleyball ( 3x) and water polo ( 4x).
- Sports club from the United States
- Sports (Los Angeles )
- Pacific -12 Conference