Bruins Defeated By Wildcats, 83-73

Feb. 12, 2005

Final Stats

AP Sports Writer

LOS ANGELES - Salim Stoudamire and Ivan Radenovic each scored six points during a decisive 19-0 run early in the second half, and No. 12 Arizona beat UCLA 83-73 on Saturday.

Josh Shipp's basket with 17:33 remaining gave UCLA a five-point lead before Channing Frye's three-point play 19 seconds later triggered the spurt that put the Wildcats ahead 61-47.

The Bruins weren't closer than the final margin after that, and made the game seem closer than it actually was by scoring the last 11 points.

Stoudamire scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the Wildcats. Radenovic had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Mustafa Shakur scored 17, and Frye and Hassan Adams added 11 each for Arizona.

By winning for the 18th time in 20 games and beating UCLA soundly for the third straight time at Pauley Pavilion, the Wildcats (21-4, 11-2 Pac-10) moved into first place in the conference. No. 11 Washington (20-3, 10-2) plays Sunday at Oregon State.

The win was the 301st in conference play for Lute Olson since he became Arizona's coach in 1983, and moved him within three of Pac-10 record-holder John Wooden, who watched the game from behind the Bruins' bench.

Wooden guided UCLA to a 304-74 conference record before retiring in 1975. Olson's teams are 301-86 against Pac-10 opponents. The 70-year-old Olson and 94-year-old Wooden are both members of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Freshman Jordan Farmar led the Bruins (13-7, 7-6) with a career-high 27 points and five assists. Arron Afflalo added 13 points, and Dijon Thompson and Brian Morrison scored 10 each for UCLA.

Stoudamire's three-point play with 13:04 left completed the game-deciding run. Morrison made two free throws a minute later for UCLA's first points in 5 minutes.

Stoudamire capped a 9-1 run by making a 3-pointer with 8:24 left to make it 73-53. Shakur scored the first six points of that spurt.

Neither team led by more than five points in the first half, which ended with the Bruins on top 39-38.

Farmar made three of UCLA's five 3-pointers in the first 6 minutes, but the Bruins' lead was just 17-15 because the Wildcats came out sharp, too.

Thompson committed two fouls in the first five minutes, and had only three points in the first half on one of his team's eight 3-pointers. He scored 27 of his career-high 39 points in the first half of UCLA's 95-76 victory over Arizona State on Thursday night.

The Bruins were 8-of-16 from 3-point range and 6-of-13 otherwise in the first half. After Morrison's 3-pointer with 7:40 left before halftime, UCLA didn't make another one until Thompson connected with 10:27 left in the game, and wound up 2-of-13 from long range after halftime.

Stoudamire, who entered shooting 55.3 percent from 3-point range this season, was 1-of-5 from beyond the arc in the first half and 3-of-7 overall. His 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left capped a 32-point performance in Arizona's 76-73 victory over UCLA last month in Tucson.

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