Nov. 30, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Dec. 2, 2010
SITE: Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
TIP-OFF: 8:05 p.m. (CT)/6:05 p.m. (PT)
TALENT: Jon Sciambi (play-by-play) and Fran Fraschilla (analyst)
RADIO (UCLA ISP SPORTS): AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: 113
SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO: 141 (KU's broadcast)
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Tracy Murray (analyst)
SERIES: UCLA leads series 10-5
IN THE POLLS
UCLA is unranked in the AP Top 25 and the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll (Nov. 29). Kansas is ranked fourth in both polls.
SERIES VS. KANSAS
This is the 16th meeting between the Kansas Jayhawks and UCLA with the Bruins leading the series 10-5. Kansas won the last meeting a year ago in Pauley Pavilion 73-61 on Dec. 6, 2009. The then-No. 1 Jayhawks were led by Markieff Morris, who came off the bench to tally 19 points and six rebounds. Xavier Henry had 16 points while Sherron Collins added 14 points for KU. Cole Aldrich had seven points and 12 boards for the Jayhawks, which won for the second time in six tries in Los Angeles. The Bruins were led by Michael Roll's 16 points while Nikola Dragovic added 14 points and seven boards. Malcolm Lee added 12 points, four rebounds, three assists, one block and one steal for UCLA. The Bruins also got nine points and nine rebounds from Reeves Nelson. Tyler Honeycutt was playing in his first collegiate game against KU after missing the first six contests with an injury and had three points, six rebounds, two steals and one assist in 19 minutes. UCLA Head Coach Ben Howland is 1-1 all-time against Kansas.
BRUINS' INJURY REPORT
Freshman guard Matt Carlino (concussion) was medically cleared to play in the Bruins' contests in New York but did not play due to coaches decision. Sophomore forward Brendan Lane injured his right knee in the first half of the game against No. 7 Villanova (Nov. 24). He returned to the contest and played 11 minutes in the second half. He woke up on Nov. 25 in pain and didn't practice. His MRI on Nov. 26 was negative and he played 26 minutes against VCU that same day, recording four points and three boards.
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