Freshman Paul Barjon claimed his first individual collegiate victory Saturday to lead No. 8-ranked TCU to runner-up team honors at the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford Golf Course in Stanford, Calif.Barjon completed the tournament with his third consecutive sub-70 round, firing a 3-under-par 67 to finish at 11 under for the tournament to win by three shots over Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers, one of three finalists last season for the Ben Hogan Award, which is given to the nation’s top college golfer.Barjon, of Noumea Cedex, New Caledonia, ran his streak of consecutive rounds finishing below 70 to four dating to the final day of the National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Ariz. He opened the tournament with two straight rounds of 66.TCU posted the low single-round team total of the tournament (269) to finish at 17 under, six strokes behind 10th-ranked Stanford, which was playing on its home course. St. Mary’s came in third at 1 under.UCLA hires AlfordUCLA lured men’s basketball coach Steve Alford away from New Mexico, days after his had signed a 10-year deal with the Lobos.Athletic director Dan Guerrero said Alford is “the perfect fit for UCLA” because he connects with a new generation of players and will bring an up-tempo and team-oriented style of play to Westwood.Alford succeeds Ben Howland, who was fired last weekend after 10 years at UCLA.Tech talks to SmithTubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders.Two people with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Saturday night that Texas Tech has engaged Smith in negotiations to become the head coach. The people requested anonymity because the talks are ongoing.Smith was fired by Minnesota on Monday after six seasons.Ex-Alabama AD diesThe University of Alabama said that former athletic director Mal Moore, 73, died Saturday at Duke University Medical Center. Moore had been in the Durham, N.C., hospital since March 13 with pulmonary problems.He had been part of 10 football national championships as a Crimson Tide player, coach or administrator. Moore became the Crimson Tiede’s athletic director in 1999. He stepped down March 20 because of the health problems.Briefly • TCU men’s tennis: The 36th-ranked Frogs defeated No. 34 Memphis 5-0 in the first match ofa doubleheader at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center. The Frogs came back later in the day to beat UT Pan American 6-1 to improve to 15-5 this season. • UT Arlington softball: Louisiana Tech (17-15, 4-2) picked up a 9-3 victory over the Mavericks (17-16, 2-4 WAC) to complete a three-game sweep of the series at Lady Techster Softball Complex. The Lady Techsters scored seven runs in the first three innnings and took advantage of four UTA errors.