Bruins Open Second Half of Pac-10 Season at Home Against Stanford
Feb. 3, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010
SITE: Pauley Pavilion (12,819)
TIP-OFF: 7:37 p.m. (PT)
TELEVISION: Prime Ticket
TALENT: Bill Macdonald (play-by-play), Don MacLean (analyst), Dan Belluomini (analyst) and Sean Farnham (sideline)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 122
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 returned to practice on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 and is listed as probable for the games this week against Stanford (Feb. 4) and California (Feb. 6). Jerime Anderson, who missed three games (Washington, Washington State and Oregon) with a hip flexor returned to action at Oregon State.
SERIES VERSUS STANFORD
This is the 223rd meeting between UCLA and Stanford with the Bruins leading the series 132-90 (.595). UCLA leads the all-time matchups in Pauley Pavilion 34-10 (.773), winning the last four games at home. Last year, the 17th-ranked Bruins posted a 97-63 victory over Stanford (Jan. 31). Darren Collison, Jrue Holiday and Alfred Aboya all scored 15 points to lead UCLA. Anthony Goods was the only Stanford player to score in double figures with 15 points. Stanford won this year's earlier matchup 70-59 on Jan. 9, 2010, led by Jeremy Green's career-high 30 points to lead all scorers. UCLA Head Coach Ben Howland is 8-6 against Stanford.
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.