No. 7/8 UCLA Travels to Oregon to Face the Ducks on Jan. 24

Jan. 23, 2008

LOS ANGELES -

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GAMEDAY CENTRAL
DATE: Jan. 24, 2008
SITE: McArthur Court (9,087)
TIP-OFF: 7:36 p.m. PST
TELEVISION: FSN/FSN Prime Ticket
TALENT: Ted Robinson (play-by-play), Marques Johnson (analyst) and Michael Eaves (sideline).
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 123
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Don MacLean (analyst)
SERIES: UCLA leads 77-25

BRUIN INJURY REPORT
Luc Richard Mbah a Moute sustained a concussion late in the first half against USC (Jan. 12). He has not returned to practice and is doubtful for the Oregon contest (Jan. 24).

Lorenzo Mata-Real sustained a concussion late in the first half against USC (Jan. 12). He has not returned to practice and is doubtful for the Oregon contest (Jan. 24).

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 is unranked in both polls.

SERIES vs. OREGON
This is the 103rd meeting between UCLA and Oregon with the Bruins leading the series 77-25. UCLA won the last two meeting, a 69-57 win in Los Angeles on Feb. 1, 2007. Arron Afflalo led four Bruins in double figures with 17 points. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute added 15 points and 12 rebounds. Bryce Taylor led the Ducks with 17 points. In last year's meeting in Eugene, Ore., the Ducks handed No. 1 UCLA its first defeat of the season (in 15 games), winning 68-66 with Aaron Brooks leading the way with 25 points. Afflalo and Josh Shipp led UCLA with 14 points each. UCLA is 30-19 all-time against the Ducks at Oregon and has won five of the last six meetings overall. Kevin Love's dad, Stan, was an All-Pac-8 performer at Oregon in 1970 and 1971.

CASHING IN ON THE FREEBIES
Through the first six games of the 2007-08 season, the UCLA Bruins were atrocious from the free-throw line, shooting 64.9 percent (98-of-151), ranking ninth in the Pac-10. Only two players were shooting higher than 75.0 percent from the charity stripe. In the last 12 games, the Bruins have been superb, shooting above 75.0 percent from the line as a team in 10-of-12 games while sinking 80.3 percent (179-of-223) during that span. UCLA, which has moved up to fourth in the league at 74.1 percent (277-of-374) on the year, now has five players shooting 75.0 percent or higher from the charity stripe.

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 1,044 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
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
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
L, 75 - 81
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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS