Final Four thoughts
March, 31, 2008
By Hubert Davis
UCLA is going to its third straight Final Four after beating Xavier, 76-57, on Saturday. That is an unbelievable feat considering the two players they lost to the NBA (Jordan Farmar and Arron Afflalo). I think the Bruins have their best chance of winning the national championship because of their offensive balance. Kevin Love is the real deal. Yes, he can score in a variety of ways, and he can rebound and pass, but it's the other stuff that makes him special. He sets great screens, makes perfect outlet passes and uses his body to create separation in the post. Love also has great footwork and talks on defense. Freshmen aren't supposed to do that, and not many upperclassmen do it either.
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