There is something to be said for this place, let’s be fair. While flakes and flurries were falling in your neighborhood yesterday, undergrads here were plotting whether to take in a baseball game on the other side of the UCLA campus or play a game of Frisbee.

While you wondered how many layers you needed to add before heading out into the chill, the young denizens of Westwood were pondering the exact opposite concern.

“Back in New York, you’re grinding through the cold, the wind, the snow, trying to stay warm all the time,” said Baron Davis, born-and-raised Californian and proud former UCLA Bruin, visiting his former teammates yesterday as they practiced at John Wooden’s old gymnasium. “Here ...”

“You’re forever a college sophomore,” someone said.

And Davis’ broad grin gave the answer: You’re exactly right.