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Where UCLA has played its games

Bruins' basketball homes since 1948

November 10, 2011

Home away from home

UCLA won the first two of its 11 national championships while playing inside the Sports Arena from 1959-65. A season-by-season look:

Season; Record; Highlight

1959-60; 14-12; Defeated USC, 47-45, in first rivalry game in building

1960-61; 18-8; Started season 12-3, with a victory over No. 4 Indiana

1961-62; 18-11; Advanced to first Final Four

1962-63; 20-9; Reached NCAA tournament before losing to Arizona State

1963-64; 30-0; First unbeaten team in school history captured first national title

1964-65; 28-2; Gail-Goodrich-led Bruins won their second national championship

Bruins' dens

Since John Wooden came to UCLA in 1948, the Bruins have called nine facilities home:

Site;Years; Record

UCLA men's gym; 1948-55, 1958, 1959, 1962; 91-10

Pan Pacific Auditorium; 1948-1959; 42-14

Long Beach City College; 1954-58; 7-1

Venice High; 1955-56; 5-0

Bakersfield College; 1956, 1958; 2-0

Sports Arena; 1959-65; 67-14

Santa Monica City College; 1962-64; 11-0

Long Beach Arena; 1963; 2-0

Pauley Pavilion; 1965-2011; 637-99

Source: UCLA.

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