Hot Start Propels No. 18 Bruins To Win Over Hornets, 56-37

Nov. 20, 2005

Final Stats

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cedric Bozeman scored 15 points and Arron Afflalo added 12 to help No. 18 UCLA beat Delaware State 56-37 on Saturday night.

Freshman reserve Michael Roll added nine points for the injury-ravaged Bruins (3-0), who with two freshmen and a sophomore in their starting five, opened the game on a 13-0 run and never trailed.

Delaware State (0-1), which lost to Duke in the first round of last season's NCAA tournament, never recovered from its cold start.

While the Bruins made six of their first seven shots in the 13-point run, the Hornets missed their first eight on the way to a 29.2-percent shooting first half.

Jahsha Bluntt scored 11 points to lead the Hornets. His 3-pointer with 13:39 remaining in the game pulled the Hornets to within six, their closest margin of the second half, but UCLA answered with a 6-0 run before a flurry of 3-pointers down the stretch turned the game into a runaway.

Three of those late 3-pointers came from Roll and two from Bozeman.

The Bruins played without starting point guard and Wooden Award candidate Jordan Farmar who had a sprained ankle, and center Michael Fey, who started 27 of 29 games last season and was out with a bruised shoulder.

Both were injured in Thursday's win over Temple and are listed as day-to-day.

The Bruins already were without forward Josh Shipp (hip surgery) and Alfred Aboya (knee surgery). Shipp hopes to return in time for the start of Pac-10 play; Aboya could resume practice Nov. 28.

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