December 3, 2009
My friend, Craig Adkins, Bruin fan and supporter, was musing about the state of the men's basketball team. His opinion certainly caught my attention.
What this current team is missing the most, he thought, is not "UCLA-caliber" players but rather UCLA-caliber leadership.
That figures with a team that is this young where the three seniors are not exactly fire-'em-up kinds of personalities.
The parallel Craig drew was to the 1995 National Championship team led - by the scruff of the neck if necessary - by the great, National Player of the Year, Ed O'Bannon.
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