No. 7 UCLA at Oregon State Seeking Sixth Straight Win Over the Beavers

Jan. 25, 2008

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LOS ANGELES -

GAMEDAY CENTRAL
DATE: Jan. 26, 2008
SITE: Gill Coliseum (10,400)
TIP-OFF: 8:00 p.m. PST
TELEVISION: FSN West and FSN Northwest
TALENT: Bill Macdonald (play-by-play) and Don MacLean (analyst)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 123
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play)
SERIES: UCLA leads 81-33

BRUIN INJURY REPORT
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute sustained a concussion late in the first half against USC (Jan. 12). He returned to practice on Jan. 25 and is questionnable for the Oregon State contest (Jan. 26).

Lorenzo Mata-Real sustained a concussion late in the first half against USC (Jan. 12). He returned to practice on Jan. 25 and is probable for the Oregon State contest (Jan. 26).

Michael Roll reruptured his plantar fascia in his left foot on Dec. 31 and will be out for the next two weeks.

NATIONAL POLLS
UCLA sports a national ranking of No. 7 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll and No. 8 in the Associated Press poll. Oregon State is unranked in both polls.

SERIES vs. OREGON STATE
This is the 115th meeting between UCLA and Oregon State with the Bruins leading the series 81-33. UCLA is 34-24 all-time in Corvallis, Ore. UCLA has won the last five meetings, including sweeping the season series a year ago, winning 71-56 at OSU on Jan. 4, 2007 and posting a huge 82-35 victory in Los Angeles, on Feb. 2, 2007. In last year's win at Oregon State, Josh Shipp led five Bruins in double figures with 18 points. Arron Afflalo added 14 points whil Luc Richard Mbah a Moute and Darren Collison each scored 11 points against the Beavers. Lorenzo Mata-Real rounded out the top five with 10 points. Sasa Cuic and Marcel Jones each scored 13 points to lead Oregon State. UCLA head coach Ben Howland sports a 7-3 record against Oregon State.

LOVE SETS REBOUNDING MARK, AGAIN
Kevin Love grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds to go along with his 26 points in the win at Oregon (Jan. 24, 2008). The 18 boards were the most rebounds by a freshman in UCLA history (since freshmen became eligible to play varsity in 1972-73). The 18 rebounds were also the most by a Bruin since March 18, 1994, when junior Ed O'Bannon grabbed 18 in an NCAA Tournament loss to Tulsa. The last time a Bruin had more than 18 was that same year. O'Bannon had 19 on Feb. 26, 1994, in a win over Stanford at Pauley Pavilion and also had 19 on January 30, 1994, in a loss to California at the Oakland Coliseum.

SHIPP SCORES 1,000TH POINT
Josh Shipp became the 47th player in UCLA history to score 1,000 points in a career at California (Jan. 5, 2008). Shipp now has 1,051 career points.

WHAT'S WITH THE "C"?
Several Bruin teams will be wearing special jerseys or patches in 2007-08 to commemorate UCLA being the First to 100 NCAA Championships. The men's basketball team will don the new jerseys that have a different-colored "C" in UCLA. The "C" signifies the Roman numeral for 100.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Mar 11 - 8:30 PM PST
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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