A Pair of First-Place Teams Square Off in Pauley Pavilion
Feb. 5, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010
SITE: Pauley Pavilion (12,819)
TIP-OFF: 1:06 p.m. (PT)
TALENT: Verne Lundquist (play-by-play) and Clark Kellogg (analyst)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 130
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 104
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Don MacLean (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 CALIFORNIA
This is the 227th meeting between UCLA and California with the Bruins leading the series 132-94 (.584). UCLA leads the all-time matchups in Los Angeles 64-35 (.646) and is 37-7 (.841) vs. Cal in Pauley Pavilion. UCLA swept the regular-season meetings last year, marking the second-straight season sweep, and has won six straight games in the series. Earlier this year, Michael Roll scored a team-high 19 points and hit the game-winning jumper with 1.8 seconds left in overtime to give the Bruins a 76-75 win. Cal's Theo Robertson led all scorers with 24 points. UCLA Head Coach Ben Howland is 15-4 against California. He has more wins against Cal than any other team he has faced in his 16 years of coaching.
The UCLA Bruins completed the first 19 games of the season without a double-double and have recorded at least one in each of the last three games, including recording 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. Then Nelson Reeves recorded his first in the win at Oregon State with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Honeycutt recorded his second in the win over Stanford with 12 points and 11 boards, just missing a triple double with eight assists.