UCLA Runs Away from Montana St. 75-59

Dec. 22, 2010

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Malcolm Lee scored 16 points and Reeves Nelson had 15 as UCLA beat Montana State 75-59 on Tuesday night.

Joshua Smith had nine points and nine rebounds, and Tyler Honeycutt added nine points for the Bruins (7-4), who used a 22-4 run to pull away for their fourth win in a row.

UCLA was efficient in shooting 48.1 percent (26 of 54) while turning the ball over just 10 times.

The Bruins saw a 15-point lead disappear and trailed by three points early in the second half before turning up the speed for an array of fast-break baskets.

Erik Rush scored 13 points and Tre Johnson added 12 for Montana State (6-6), which dropped to 0-6 in road games.

The Bobcats opened the second half with a 10-2 spurt to grab their first lead. UCLA later responded with 12 straight points, with six coming from Honeycutt, for the 55-46 advantage.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Feb 12
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
L, 75 - 81
Sunday, Feb 14
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
W, 78 - 65
Thursday, Feb 18
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
L, 73 - 75
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 77 - 53
Thursday, Feb 25
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 63 - 75
Saturday, Feb 27
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 70 - 79
Wednesday, Mar 02
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
L, 68 - 76
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 82 - 86
Wednesday, Mar 09
vs. USC
Las Vegas, NV
L, 71 - 95