There is no Walton, Titanic, or Marquis Johnson this time. Not even Chris Smith, Galen Hill, or Daishin Knicks. UCLA doesn’t have the players they used to own, nor the players they were supposed to have, and still it is where it owned the exclusive rights: the NCAA Final Four. UCLA has 19 Final Four matches in its impressive history of basketball, all led by an exceptional mix of elite talent. There has been a Hall of Famers, All-American, future NBA All-Stars. When UCLA got this far in the tournament it’s because the Bruins were better. So what exactly happened just now? More March Frenzy: Live Scores | Updated bracket | In only his second year as a coach, he had expected to play three regular players in key roles, Mick Cronin placed himself in the same category as Ben Holland, Jim Harrick, Larry Brown and John Wooden. And in some ways, he did something that only Brown did, he probably did at all: he did an unlikely race in the Final Four. The Bruins have lost the last four games of their regular season and joined March Madness. Now they are the second of the top four to reach the fourth final, join VCU 2011, and Brown’s 1980 team came closest to UCLA’s surprise. These finished Bruins 17-9 and fourth in Pac-10. They had three regular freshmen players, which affected their success, but they also introduced seven future NBA players. “When you’re trying to preach, when you’re building a program – and you heard me say this, first and foremost on April 9, 2019, I told you – I’m spelling fun WIM,” Cronin told reporters after the match. “Our record was the elite, 11 or 12 in the attack, but tonight was our defense. You have to find a way to win. And these guys are having the most fun they’ve had in their lives again in that locker room. Because they won.” , UC Los Angeles is ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the Eastern District, Michigan is regular season champion at the Big Ten and Alabama is regular season champion and SEC champion. Either way, Bruins has advanced by reaching a level of defensive commitment that has been above them for most of this year. They are an elite team at shooting jumping, and they do not flip the ball, but they do not excel at generating high percentage shots. They were unlikely to outgrow the Wolverines or the Crimson Tide, so they worked to limit possessions and make every cut – every work – Michigan attempted as uncomfortable as possible. “We didn’t miss. We didn’t give up the layup. We forced the shots to the ground and that was all the key. We slapped shots on us.” The first four. None of these three have succeeded. The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) ranked fourth, scoring an average of 66.6 points in organization. The deeper the Bruins’ team went, the uglier they needed to be the game. This was achieved, in part, by patience with the ball to use up as much shot hour as possible and still warranted a good shot attempt. It was, more than that, the product of extraordinary defensive efforts. Michigan, which possesses the nation’s 9th attack, was counted at 0.83 points per possession. American Hunter Dickinson was the only player from Michigan to double the scoring, with 11 points. Wings Franz Wagner and Chaundee Brown, who had assumed so much of the offensive responsibility that Isaiah Livers held before he was injured, were strangled by Jaime Jaquez and Jules Bernard. Wagner’s defenders sat on Wagner’s right hand and attempted to force him in the opposite direction. They sought to force Brown to move away from the three-point line. The UM winger scored a total of 12 points. Wolverines missed four zero-point shots and three open-shots in the last three minutes, and each of those shots would have put them ahead. They didn’t make a basket in the last five minutes. “They made 14 turns, which is roughly one for every four possessions they had during the match,” Michigan coach Joan Howard told reporters. “And that’s what happens sometimes. In basketball, there are possessions or possessions that can really help you or hurt you, and for us, we’ve come up with a shortcoming.” More: 11 Seed in Final Four: How UCLA’s March Madness Race Compares to Teams Previous Season Without Nix, the five-star recruiter who committed to Bruins last year but chose to join NBA’s G League Pathway. Smith tore up the AFC Champions League in victory over Utah on New Year’s Eve. Hill chose to leave the show in February for personal reasons, as Cronin placed more attacking responsibility on Johnny Guzang in Kentucky, encouraging him to be more of a scorer than a shooter. As a five-star prospect in high school, Juzang was expected to be an elite from a distance. It shoots at 34.5%. But Cronin and his staff convinced Guzang that he had other means of amassing large numbers. He averaged 21.6 NCAA Championship points, including Bruins ’28 of Bruins’ 51 points vs Michigan. “I handled it like another game. We were so closed in this tournament.” Juzang said. “You don’t want – as a player, you don’t like to be pushing yourself. I know the whole team was worried that we would leave him on the ground and give him everything we have. I mean, the shots went in and my team mates found me. I won’t say anything different. “I love every one of these guys. It’s unbelievable, man. Surreal. Surreal. Something that, you know, growing up, you just dreamed of. And doing it with an amazing group of guys, like these amazing staff and amazing coaches, makes it absolutely amazing. It’s nice. It’s nice to share this moment, you know, with only your brothers and great people. ”None of his brothers are completely American. It may be a few professionals in the future. But they are all going to the final. As many Bruins have done before them, with bigger names, greater ability – but no greater desire to win.