UCLA Ends Exhibition Season, Defeats Monterrey Tech 80-48

Nov. 12, 2004

Final Stats

Behind four players in double figures and led by freshman guard Arron Afflalo's game-high 17 points, UCLA ended its exhibition season Thursday night before 5,114 in Pauley Pavilion, defeating Monterrey Tech (Mexico) 80-48.

The game was tight in the first half, with the Bruins holding leads of two points (11-9, 11:47) and four points (23-19, 6:51). But in the final six minutes of the first half, the Bruins outscored Monterrey Tech18-6 and led at halftime, 41-25. In the second half, UCLA outscored Monterrey Tech 39-23 and late in the game, had leads of 30 or more points on 15 occasions. UCLA's biggest advantage was 36 points, 78-42 with 1:42 left to play.

Along with his 17 points (6-10, 3-5, 2-3), Afflalo added five rebounds, three assists and one steal as a starter in 28 minutes. Also scoring in double figures for the Bruins were - senior Brian Morrison, 16 points and a game-high tying four assists; senior Dijon Thompson, 11 points and a game-high nine rebounds and 10 points and a game-high tying four assists from freshman point guard Jordan Farmar.

"We tried hard," said Bruin head coach Ben Howland. "Unlike in our first game, we didn't shoot the ball that well tonight, we missed some open shots. We did a good job defensively (MT shot 30.3 from the field and 22.2 from three-point range) and we out-boarded them (54-36).

"Arron Afflalo played a very good game and he also played well in our first exhibition contest," Howland said. "He's been our most consistent player in practice. He plays hard every day. He has a great work ethic."

Monterrey Tech was led by Sergio Gamboa's 12 points. MT drops to 0-3 and plays at Loyola Marymount on Friday.

The Bruins end the exhibition season with a 2-0 record, also defeating Simon Fraser (Canada) 97-48 on Nov. 5 in Pauley Pavilion. UCLA opens the 2004-05 regular season in Pauley Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 20, hosting Chicago State in a nonconference contest, tipoff set for 1 p.m.


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Thursday, Nov 19
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Los Angeles, CA
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Lahaina, HI
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