Bruins Hit The Road For Three Straight Games Beginning at USC
Feb. 13, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010
SITE: Galen Center (10,258)
TIP-OFF: 7:07 p.m. (PT)
TELEVISION: FSN and Prime Ticket
TALENT: Steve Physioc (play-by-play), Marques Johnson (analyst) and Michael Eaves (sideline)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 90
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 103
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Don MacLean (analyst)
BRUIN INJURY REPORT
Senior James Keefe injured his left shoulder in practice on Feb. 12, 2010. He won't practice on Saturday and is listed as questionable for the USC game on Feb. 14. He will be a gametime decision. Freshman Reeves Nelson sustained a concussion in the California game (Feb. 6) and didn't return to full-contact practice until Feb. 11. He is listed as probable for the USC contest on Feb. 14.
SERIES VERSUS USC
This is the 231st meeting between UCLA and the USC Trojans with the Bruins leading the series 128-102. The Bruins have won all three prior meetings in the Galen Center, winning 64-60 in 2009, 56-46 in 2008 and 65-64 in 2007. In last year's meeting at USC, the Bruins were led by Darren Collison's game-highs of 18 points and six assists. Nikola Dragovic had 14 points while Jrue Holiday and Josh Shipp chipped in 13 and 10 points, respectively. DeMar DeRozan led a trio of Trojans in double figures with 15 points. In this year's earlier meeting in Pauley Pavilion, USC posted its largest victory ever in Pauley Pavilion, winning 67-46. Head Coach Ben Howland is 9-6 all-time against USC.
ROLL FOR THREE
Senior guard Michael Roll leads the Pacific-10 Conference in league play in three-point field goal percentage at 47.5 percent (28-for-59) and ranks fourth in three-pointers made per game (2.5). In overall games on the season, he ranks second in percentage (.445, 57-for-128) and third in treys per game (2.5). On the UCLA career charts, Roll sits at No. 5 in three-pointers made (186) and needs 12 to pass Tracy Murray for fourth. He also ranks sixth in three-pointers attempted (441) and fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.422).