Feb. 26, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010
SITE: Pauley Pavilion (12,819)
TIP-OFF: 2:07 p.m. (PT)
TELEVISION: Prime Ticket
TALENT: Bill Macdonald (play-by-play), Don MacLean (analyst) and Patrick O'Neal (sideline)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 122
SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 143
TALENT: Chris Roberts (play-by-play) and Tracy Murray (analyst)
BRUIN INJURY REPORT
Senior James Keefe injured his left shoulder in practice on Feb. 12, 2010. He will have season-ending surgery next week. Freshman Reeves Nelson hit his head on the floor when he lost his balance after a dunk at Washington State (Feb. 18). He received 15 stitches and started two days later at Washington. He had laser retinopexy to repair a slight tear in his retina in his left eye on Feb. 22 and will miss the Oregon game (Feb. 27). Brendan Lane sprained his left ankle in practice on Feb. 23 and will be a game-time decision for the Oregon contest. Nikola Dragovic injured his shoulder in the Oregon State contest and is a game-time decision for the Oregon game.
SERIES VERSUS OREGON
This is the 108th meeting between UCLA and Oregon with the Bruins leading the series 81-26 (.757). The Bruins have won six straight games over the Ducks in Pauley Pavilion by an average of 14 points (77-63). The Bruins posted a 94-68 convincing victory over Oregon in Pauley Pavilion in last year's home finale (Mar. 7, 2009) as all three seniors scored in double figures (Josh Shipp career-high 28 pts., Darren Collison 19 pts., Alfred Aboya 10 pts.). Drew Wiley led the Ducks with 18 points. In this year's earlier meeting, Oregon won 71-66 in overtime on Jan. 28, 2010. UCLA got double-doubles from Nikola Dragovic (19 pts., 10 rbs.) and Tyler Honeycutt (13 pts., 10 rbs.). Head Coach Ben Howland is 10-3 against Oregon.
ROLL FOR THREE
Senior guard Michael Roll is third in the Pacific-10 Conference in league play in three-point field goal percentage at 43.9 percent (36-for-82) and ranks fourth in three-pointers made per game (2.4). In overall games on the season, he ranks third in percentage (.430, 65-for-151) and fourth in treys per game (2.4). On the UCLA career charts, Roll sits at No. 5 in three-pointers made (194) and needs four to pass Tracy Murray for fourth. He also ranks sixth in three-pointers attempted (464) and fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.418).
A total of five senior student-athletes will be honored prior to the Bruins' final regular season home game tomorrow with the Oregon Ducks (approximately 1:50 p.m.). Spencer Soo, Mustafa Abdul-Hamid, James Keefe, Nikola Dragovic and Michael Roll will be honored before the tip-off with the Ducks. Three other Bruins seniors will be introduced as well, including Daniel Arevalo (student video coordinator), Frank Russo (student athletic trainer) and Andrew Nobe (student manager).