Bruins Look to Rebound at Oregon State
Jan. 29, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010
SITE: Gill Coliseum (10,400)
TIP-OFF: 4:35 p.m. (PT)
TELEVISION: Prime Ticket
TALENT: Drew Bontadelli (play-by-play) and Mike Wozniak (analyst)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 125
SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 102
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Tracy Murray (analyst)
BRUIN INJURY REPORT
Sophomore J'mison Morgan sustained a partially torn (second degree strain) quadriceps in his right leg in practice on Jan. 12, 2010. He is slated to be out for at least one more week and will miss the Bruins' games this week. Sophomore Jerime Anderson has a hip flexor and has missed the last three games against Washington, Washington State and at Oregon. He is a game-time decision for the Oregon State contest.
SERIES VERSUS OREGON STATE
This is the 119th meeting between UCLA and Oregon State with the Bruins leading the series 85-33 (.720). UCLA is 36-24 (.600) all-time in Corvallis, Ore. The Bruins have won the last nine games by an average of 25.2 points per game (690-463), including the last four in Corvallis by an average of 17.5 points per game (288-218). Last year, the Bruins won their Pac-10 opener at OSU 69-46 on Jan. 2, 2009. Darren Collison scored 16 points and Michael Roll came off the bench to add 16 more to lead the Bruins. Calvin Haynes was the only Beaver to reach double figures, scoring 16 points as well. UCLA Head Coach Ben Howland is 11-3 all-time against the Beavers and 4-2 at Oregon State.
The UCLA Bruins had gone the first 19 games of the season without a double-double and then recorded two in the overtime loss at Oregon on Jan. 28, 2010. Nikola Dragovic had his second career double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds while Tyler Honeycutt posted his first with 13 points and 10 boards. The last time the Bruins had accomplished the double double-double feat was in the NCAA Regional Final win two seasons ago over Xavier on March 29, 2008 when Kevin Love had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had 13 points and 13 boards.