UCLA's Howland Must Produce to Keep Job

UCLA's Howland Must Produce to Keep Job

On a wall in Ben Howland's UCLA office, there is a photo collage that makes even the toughest face in college basketball melt.

"Look at those guys," he says softly Tuesday afternoon, spinning in his chair and pointing to melded images of players who once led his team to three consecutive Final Fours. "They were something, weren't they?"

There's Russell Westbrook throwing down a dunk, Kevin Love rolling out a smile, Jordan Farmar flying on a break, Arron Afflalo slapping at a pass, Darren Collison dribbling through a screen, memory after memory, snipped nets and hoisted trophies and winning.

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