UCLA Returns Home to Host Oregon State on Feb. 25
Feb. 24, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010
SITE: Pauley Pavilion (12,819)
TIP-OFF: 8:07 p.m. (PT)
TELEVISION: FSN and Prime Ticket
TALENT: Steve Physioc (play-by-play), Don MacLean (analyst) and Michael Eaves (sideline)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 126
SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 193
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Tracy Murray (analyst)
BRUIN INJURY REPORT
Senior James Keefe injured his left shoulder in practice on Feb. 12, 2010. He will have season-ending surgery next week. Freshman Reeves Nelson hit his head on the floor when he lost his balance after a dunk at Washington State (Feb. 18). He received 15 stitches and started two days later at Washington. He had laser retinopexy to repair a slight tear in his retina in his left eye on Feb. 22 and will miss both games this week. Brendan Lane sprained his left ankle in practice on Feb. 23 and will be a game-time decision for the OSU contest on Feb. 25.
SERIES VERSUS OREGON STATE
This is the 120th meeting between UCLA and Oregon State with the Bruins leading the series 86-33 (.723). The Bruins have won the last 10 meetings, including a 62-52 win earlier this year in Corvallis, Ore., on Jan. 30. The Bruins led 24-18 at halftime and shot 75.0 percent (15-for-20) from the field in the second half and a then-season best 65.7 percent (23-for-35) for the game. UCLA was led by Reeves Nelson's double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds. Nikola Dragovic added 13 points while Michael Roll scored 11 points. Calvin Haynes scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Beavers. Led by Josh Shipp's 27 points, UCLA beat OSU in Pauley Pavilion last year 79-54. Head Coach Ben Howland is 12-3 against Oregon State.
ROLL FOR THREE
Senior guard Michael Roll leads the Pacific-10 Conference in league play in three-point field goal percentage at 46.1 percent (35-for-76) and ranks fourth in three-pointers made per game (2.5). In overall games on the season, he ranks second in percentage (.442, 64-for-145) and fifth in treys per game (2.5). On the UCLA career charts, Roll sits at No. 5 in three-pointers made (193) and needs five to pass Tracy Murray for fourth. He also ranks sixth in three-pointers attempted (458) and fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.421).