Feb. 17, 2010
LOS ANGELES -
DATE: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010
SITE: Friel Court (11,671)
TIP-OFF: 5:36 p.m. (PT)
TELEVISION: FSN and FSW
TALENT: Steve Physioc (play-by-play) and Miles Simon (analyst)
RADIO: AM 570 KLAC
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 214
SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO: Channel 193
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 has not practiced since and is listed as questionable for both contests this week at Washington State (Feb. 18) and at Washington (Feb. 20). Freshman Reeves Nelson sustained a concussion in the California game (Feb. 6) and didn't return to full-contact practice until Feb. 11. He played 28 minutes at USC and had 10 points and seven rebounds.
SERIES VERSUS WASHINGTON STATE
This is the 111th meeting between UCLA and the Washington State Cougars with the Bruins leading the series 96-14. UCLA has won 32 of the last 34 meetings, including the last 16 contests in Pullman, Wash. UCLA is 42-8 against the Cougars all-time in Pullman, Wash. UCLA won last year's meeting at Friel Court 61-59 on Jan. 22, 2009. UCLA led 36-23 at halftime as Nikola Dragovic hit six three-pointers in the first half. He ended with a game-high 20 points and was the only Bruin to score in double figures. WSU was led by Aron Baynes' double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds while Caleb Forrest scored a team-high 19 points. Head Coach Ben Howland is 12-2 against the Cougars, and 6-0 at WSU, winning all six games by a combined total of 20 points.
ROLL FOR THREE
Senior guard Michael Roll leads the Pacific-10 Conference in league play in three-point field goal percentage at 46.4 percent (32-for-69) and ranks fourth in three-pointers made per game (2.7). In overall games on the season, he also ranks first in percentage (.442, 61-for-138) and third in treys per game (2.5). On the UCLA career charts, Roll sits at No. 5 in three-pointers made (190) and needs eight to pass Tracy Murray for fourth. He also ranks sixth in three-pointers attempted (451) and fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.421).