If you did not know, UCLA Basketball Head Coach Steve Alford has never been past the Sweet 16. He has never been past the Sweet 16 at Iowa, New Mexico or UCLA. In nine NCAA Tournament appearances as a head coach, including this season, Alford has been to the Sweet 16 three times.
This year could be his best chance to move past that round with the roster he has put together, but it is going to be very difficult with Kentucky in their way.
Before we get into that, let us look at what it is Alford has put together.