This is just the third meeting all-time against the Huskies (0-2) and the first since 1999.
Isaac Hamilton scored 14 points and Bryce Alford had 13 as UCLA lost to No. 1 Kentucky, 83-44.
Three Bruin baseball players were selected as Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-Americans.
Bhardwaj won four NCAA titles at UCLA and led the U.S. to a silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games.
Junior Nirra Fields led four Bruins in double figures with 15 points.