No. 17 UCLA Downs Cal State San Bernardino, 80-72, in Exhibition

Nov. 6, 2011

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ONTARIO, Calif. - Joshua Smith scored a game-high 26 points to lead the No. 17 UCLA men's basketball team past Cal State San Bernardino, 80-72, in an exhibition game before 6,259 at Citizens Business Bank Arena.

Reeves Nelson finished with 16 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. Lazeric Jones and Travis Wear each tallied 10 points, rounding out UCLA's list of double-digit scorers.

Cal State San Bernardino's Theron Laudermill led the Coyotes with 16 points, and D.J. Shumpert netted 14 points and a team-leading seven rebounds.

The Bruins used a 12-4 scoring run in the final 5:04 of the first half to lead at halftime, 39-31.

UCLA extended its margin to a game-high 11 points (56-45) with 11:41 left in the second half, before Cal State San Bernardino rallied over the next 3:16. The Coyotes used a 12-0 scoring run, capped by a three-pointer from Shumpert, to lead 57-56 with 8:25 to play.

After a pair of free throws from Smith put UCLA ahead, 58-57, Cal State San Bernardino responded with a three-pointer from Johnny Bell with 7:33 remaining to take a 60-58 lead.

UCLA scored the game's next nine points to lead, 67-60.

Cal State San Bernardino's Tre Brewer made one of two free throws with 5:31 to play, reducing UCLA's margin to 67-61.

A three-point basket from David Wear with 4:32 remaining put UCLA ahead 70-61. The Bruins never trailed by fewer than six points the rest of the way.

Cal State San Bernardino's Theron Laudermill nailed a three-pointer with 1:20 left in the contest, reducing UCLA's cushion to 76-70.

The Bruins iced the victory with a layup from Smith and a pair of free throws from David Wear in the game's final minute.

Sunday's exhibition contest was the first game of UCLA's "Bruin Road Show" during the 2011-12 season. With ongoing renovations in Pauley Pavilion, the Bruins are playing their home men's basketball games at three southern California sites - one exhibition game at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif., 14 contests at the Los Angeles Sports Arena and four games at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

UCLA opens its regular season against Loyola Marymount on Friday, Nov. 11. Game time at the Los Angeles Sports Arena is 7:30 p.m.

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