UCLA Defeats Texas in Thrilling Fashion, 65-63

Dec. 8, 2012

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HOUSTON - Jordan Adams scored a game-high 18 points, including seven in the game's final 1:59, to lead UCLA past Texas, 65-63, in a non-conference meeting at Reliant Stadium on Saturday.

The Bruins (6-3) overcame a 59-51 deficit in the game's final 3:43, claiming a 62-61 advantage with 47.7 seconds left in regulation on a free throw by Shabazz Muhammad.

Saturday's game was played as part of a doubleheader featuring the women's teams from UCLA and Texas in the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Showcase at Reliant Stadium.

Muhammad finished with 16 points for UCLA, scoring in double figures for the sixth time in as many collegiate games. Kyle Anderson had 11 points and six rebounds, along with two assists, two steals and two blocks.

Texas (5-4) was led by Cameron Ridley's 14-point, 10-rebound effort.

UCLA led throughout most of the first half and owned a 32-30 cushion at halftime. Texas claimed a 45-43 advantage with 11:30 to play in regulation and built its margin to eight points (59-51, at 3:43) before UCLA rallied in the game's final three minutes.

Adams keyed UCLA's late comeback, converting a pair of "old-fashioned" three-point plays at the 1:59 and 1:15 marks in the second half. Adams' six consecutive points erased a 61-55 deficit. Following Adams' free throw with 1:15 to play, Shabazz Muhammad made one of two free throws with 47.7 seconds to play.

With Saturday's win, UCLA evened the all-time series against the Longhorns to 3-3. Texas had won the previous three contests against UCLA - in Dec. 2007, Dec. 2008 and Dec. 2011.

The Bruins return to action against Prairie View A&M on Saturday, Dec. 15. Game time in New Pauley Pavilion is slated for 6 p.m.



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Friday, Nov 13
vs. Monmouth
Los Angeles, CA
L, 81 - 84 (OT)
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
W, 88 - 83
Thursday, Nov 19
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 67
Monday, Nov 23
vs. UNLV
Lahaina, HI
W, 77 - 75
Tuesday, Nov 24
vs. Kansas
Lahaina, HI
L, 73 - 92
Wednesday, Nov 25
vs. Wake Forest
Lahaina, HI
L, 77 - 80
Sunday, Nov 29
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 77 - 45
Thursday, Dec 03
vs. Kentucky
Los Angeles, CA
W, 87 - 77
Sunday, Dec 06
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 83 - 76
Saturday, Dec 12
at Gonzaga
Spokane, WA
W, 71 - 66
Tuesday, Dec 15
vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Los Angeles, CA
W, 89 - 80
Saturday, Dec 19
vs. North Carolina
Brooklyn, NY
L, 76 - 89
Tuesday, Dec 22
vs. McNeese State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 67 - 53
Friday, Jan 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 93 - 96 (2OT)
Sunday, Jan 03
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 78 - 85
Thursday, Jan 07
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 87 - 84
Saturday, Jan 09
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 74
Wednesday, Jan 13
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 75 - 89
Wednesday, Jan 20
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 82 - 73
Saturday, Jan 23
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 72 - 86
Thursday, Jan 28
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
L, 84 - 86
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 83 - 50
Thursday, Feb 04
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 61 - 80
Friday, Feb 12 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Sunday, Feb 14 - 5:30 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Thursday, Feb 18 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 25 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Wednesday, Mar 02 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Mar 09 - All Day PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, Mar 10 - All Day PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Mar 11 - 6:00 PM PST
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Las Vegas, NV
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vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, Mar 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, Mar 15 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA First Four
Dayton, OH
Thursday, Mar 17 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA First Round
TBA
Saturday, Mar 19 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
TBA
Thursday, Mar 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
TBA
Saturday, Mar 26 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
TBA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Houston, TX
Monday, Apr 04 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Houston, TX
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