Josh has been an integral part of our three Final Four runs and I am really excited that he is coming back for his senior yearShipp exits draft to return to UCLA Jun 10, 2008
Chace is an outstanding young man and we appreciate what he did for this program this past yearUCLA loses another underclassman May 01, 2008
There is no place I would rather be coaching than UCLAUCLA gives Howland new deal Oct 04, 2007
I am totally 100 percent behind Arron and Jordan, as is our entire UCLA basketball family, in their decision to test the waters and give this opportunity a great shotStar UCLA guards to test the NBA waters Apr 21, 2006
Josh had surgery back in late September and at this point his pain levels are just unacceptable, just too much to handleUCLA's Shipp out for rest of season Jan 10, 2006
Ben Howland (born May 28, 1957) is an American college head coach of men's basketball.
He has been the head coach of the University of California, Los Angeles since 2003, and in 2008 signed an extension of his contract to run through 2015. Aggressive man-to-man defense is the trademark of Ben Howland-coached teams.
Howland was born in Lebanon, Oregon. He first attended Dos Pueblos High School, Goleta, California for a year then transferred to Cerritos High School, Cerritos, where he earned his diploma. While at Cerritos he was a two-time All-CIF and two-time Suburban League Most Valuable Player in basketball.