No. 2 UCLA Basketball Cruises Past Azusa Pacific, 111-61, in Exhibition Opener

Nov. 2, 2007

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LOS ANGELES - Junior Josh Shipp led the Bruins with 20 points and freshman Kevin Love recorded a double-double, registering 15 points and a team-leading 12 rebounds, to lead No. 2 UCLA past Azusa Pacific, 111-61, in an exhibition game Friday night at Pauley Pavilion.

Six Bruins scored in double figures, as Shipp shot 8-of-11 from the field to lead UCLA. Junior Darren Collison chipped in with 12 points and a team-best seven assists. Junior Michael Roll dropped 16 points and finished 3-for-5 shooting from behind the three-point arc.

Love, making his first appearance before a crowd of 8,211 in Pauley Pavilion, shot 6-of-10 from the field - including one three-point basket - and handed out three assists.

UCLA led the entire game, as Collison initiated a 10-0 run just 13 seconds into the contest with a steal followed by a fast break dunk. The visiting Cougars clawed to within 12-6 with 15:18 remaining in the half before UCLA used a 16-2 run to assume a 28-8 advantage with 8:26 to play before the break.

The Bruins led 48-26 at halftime and led by as many as 53 points with 1:50 remaining in the contest. UCLA shot 65.8 percent (25-of-38) in the second half and limited Azusa Pacific to 36.8 percent shooting (25-for-68) in the game.

Todd Martin led Azusa Pacific with 10 points and was the only Cougar to score in double digits.

The Bruins return to action Monday, Nov. 5 against Chico State in their final preseason exhibition contest. Game time is 7:30 p.m. in Pauley Pavilion.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Oct 30
vs. Cal State Los ...
Los Angeles, CA
W, 95 - 57
Friday, Nov 13
vs. Monmouth
Los Angeles, CA
L, 81 - 84 (OT)
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
W, 88 - 83
Thursday, Nov 19
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 67
Monday, Nov 23
vs. UNLV
Lahaina, HI
W, 77 - 75
Tuesday, Nov 24
vs. Kansas
Lahaina, HI
L, 73 - 92
Wednesday, Nov 25 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. Wake Forest
Lahaina, HI
Sunday, Nov 29 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Dec 03 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Kentucky
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Dec 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Dec 12 - 7:00 PM PST
at Gonzaga
Spokane, WA
Tuesday, Dec 15 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Dec 19 - 10:00 AM PST
vs. North Carolina
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, Dec 22 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. McNeese State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Jan 01 - 8:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Jan 03 - 6:30 PM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Thursday, Jan 07 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 09 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Jan 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Jan 20 - 8:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Saturday, Jan 23 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jan 28 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Jan 30 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 04 - 7:30 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 12 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Sunday, Feb 14 - 5:30 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Thursday, Feb 18 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA