No. 19/20 UCLA Hosts Arizona State on Sunday

Jan. 26, 2013

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Sunday, Jan. 27
2:05 p.m. PT
Arizona State (11-8, 3-4) at No. 19/20 UCLA (14-4, 5-2)

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• The No. 19/20 UCLA Bruins (14-4, 5-2), tied for third in the Pac-12, look to keep pace with California and Stanford as the Bruins host Arizona State (11-8, 3-4) on Sunday in Pauley Pavilion. The game is slated to tip-off at 2:05 p.m. (PT) and can be heard here on and on AM 1150 KTLK. The game will be streamed live on

• With its first two-game losing streak of the 2012-13 season on the road at two Top 10-ranked teams at No. 6 Stanford and at No. 7 California last week, the UCLA Bruins dropped five spots to No. 19 in the AP Top 25 Poll and five spots to No. 20 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. The Bruins also dropped one spot to No. 15 in the NCAA Women's Basketball RPI ( The Bruins have been ranked at least one week in both polls in each of the past four seasons.

• This is the 73rd meeting between UCLA and Arizona State with the Bruins leading the series 47-25. The Bruins have won the last six overall meetings, including sweeping the Sun Devils last year. The Bruins posted a 64-48 victory at Arizona State on Jan. 7, 2012 and later handed the Sun Devils a 53-38 defeat in the John Wooden Center on Feb. 23, 2012.

UCLA is first in the Pac-12 and ranks 39th nationally in scoring (71.5 ppg) and is 4th in the Pac-12 and 29th in the country in rebounding margin (+7.5). The Bruins lead the Pac-12 and rank 27th in the nation in assists (16.4) and also leads the league in steals (12.2), which ranks 27th nationally. UCLA is also second in the Pac-12 in rebounds per game (44.7) and in offensive rebounds (17.3).

The UCLA Bruins improved to 3-0 under Head Coach Cori Close in overtime games in her two seasons with last week's 53-52 win in overtime at St. John's (Dec. 16). Last season, the Bruins posted back-to-back overtime wins at Colorado (62-54 on Jan. 29, 2012) and at home versus Washington (79-73 on Feb. 2, 2012).

Alyssia Brewer has six double-doubles in her first 17 games, which ranks tied for fourth in the Pac-12. She has had double-doubles in five of her last 13 games. Markel Walker has four double-doubles this season, which ranks seventh in the Pac-12. Additionally, the two Bruins have had double-doubles in the same game three times this season. Walker had 17 points and 10 rebounds in the 86-66 win over Loyola Marymount (Dec. 2) while Brewer had 14 points and 11 rebounds against the Lions. Walker later had 15 points and 12 rebounds in the 76-62 win over Saint Mary's (Dec. 15) as Brewer chipped in 12 points and 10 boards against the Gaels. In the loss to Cal State Northridge (Dec. 20), Brewer had 14 points and 12 rebounds with Walker adding 12 points and 12 boards.

Only three of the 13 Bruins have played in all 18 games of the 2012-13 season and nobody has started in all of those contests, forcing Head Coach Cori Close to go with nine different starting lineups in the first 18 games. Alyssia Brewer missed the Saint Joseph's game (Dec. 31) with a right ankle sprain. Alyssia Brewer, but they have only been on the court at the same time for a total of 56:43.

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Sunday, Nov 01
vs. Vanguard
Los Angeles, CA
W, 113 - 42
Friday, Nov 13
vs. St. John's
Los Angeles, CA
W, 73 - 58
Friday, Nov 20
vs. James Madison
Los Angeles, CA
W, 90 - 61
Sunday, Nov 22
vs. South Carolina
Los Angeles, CA
L, 65 - 68
Friday, Nov 27 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. Louisiana Tech
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Nov 28 - TBA PST
vs. Denver or Notre Dame
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
Saturday, Dec 05 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 13 - 11:00 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Wednesday, Dec 16 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Dec 18 - 7:05 PM PST
at Sacramento State
Sacramento, CA
Monday, Dec 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Monday, Dec 28 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Riverside
Riverside, CA
Wednesday, Dec 30 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 02 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Jan 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Jan 10 - 6:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 15 - 6:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Jan 17 - 12:00 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Friday, Jan 22 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Jan 24 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 29 - 6:00 PM PST
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
Sunday, Jan 31 - 1:00 PM PST
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, Feb 05 - 5:00 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Feb 07 - 12:00 PM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Friday, Feb 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Sunday, Feb 21 - 6:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR