The UCLA men's basketball team had their private time during a closed scrimmage with Cal State Fullerton on Thursday at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. That doesn't mean Coach Ben Howland hopes it stays that way at the Bruins temporary home.
"Our guys work hard and our coaches work hard and they want support for our team," Howland said in a teleconference after the scrimmage. "The students are where it all starts. They're the group that makes a home court advantage. They're rambunctious and loud and into it. I love our students and we need them. I'll do everything I can to reach out to them."
Howland said he's planning to visit with different student groups to ask for their support of the team.