Feb. 11, 2011
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Feb. 12, 2011
SITE: Pauley Pavilion (12,819)
TIP-OFF: 1:06 p.m. (PT)
TV: FSN and Prime Ticket
TALENT: Barry Tompkins (play-by-play), Don MacLean (analyst) and Rebecca Haarlow (sideline)
RADIO (UCLA Sports Network from IMG College): AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: 91
SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO: n/a
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Tracy Murray (analyst)
SERIES: UCLA leads 88-33
IN THE POLLS
UCLA is unranked in the AP Top 25 and the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll (Feb. 7) and received nine votes in the coaches poll and five in the AP poll. The Oregon State Beavers (9-14, 4-8) are unranked in both polls, and didn't receive any votes in either poll.
SERIES VS. OREGON STATE
This is the 122nd meeting between UCLA and Oregon State with the Bruins leading the series 88-33 (.727). The Bruins have won the last 12 meetings overall, including a 62-57 win at OSU earlier this year (Jan. 13). The Bruins blew a 17-point second-half lead, then scored the game's final seven points to defeat Oregon State. Lazeric Jones and Reeves Nelson had 13 points each for the Bruins, which led 47-30 after Nelson's basket with 15:57 remaining. Roberto Nelson had 13 points off the bench for Oregon State. Joshua Smith tied the score with two free throws, and Jones hit the go-ahead basket for UCLA with 39 seconds left. Led by Tyler Honeycutt's 18 points and 10 rebounds, UCLA beat OSU in Pauley Pavilion last year 65-56. Honeycutt also had five blocks, four assists and three steals against the Beavers. Nikola Dragovic had 14 points while Malcolm Lee had 13 points for the Bruins. Calvin Haynes led OSU with 14 points while Joe Burton had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Beavers. UCLA Head Coach Ben Howland is 14-3 all-time against the Beavers and 7-0 against Oregon State in Pauley Pavilion.
BRUINS' INJURY REPORT
Lazeric Jones sprained his left wrist in the second half of the Bruins' home win over USC (Feb. 2). He finished the game and was taken for X-Rays immediately after the contest. The X-Rays were negative. He had 10 points and six assists against Oregon (Feb. 10). Brendan Lane's grandmother, Adelija Banevicius, passed away at the age of 82 the morning of UCLA's win over St. John's (Feb. 5) where she lived in Westborough, MA. He missed the Oregon game, but should be available when the Bruins host Oregon State (Feb. 12).
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