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Freshman guard Lonzo Ball finished with a double-double 20 points and 11 assists in 20 minutes of play. The Bruins shot 12-of-20 from beyond the arc and 64 percent overall for their fourth straight win. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball scores wire-to-wire 114-77 win over Long Beach

This post was updated Nov. 20 at 10:05 p.m. The only question for most of the night was just how many points UCLA would put up on the scoreboard. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball finished with a double-double 20 points and 11 assists in 20 minutes of play. The Bruins shot 12-of-20 from beyond the arc and 64 percent overall for their fourth straight win. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball finished with a double-double 20 points and 11 assists in 20 minutes of play. The Bruins shot 12-of-20 from beyond the arc and 64 percent overall for their fourth straight win. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball dished out eight assists to go with 14 points as UCLA took the early 56-37 lead against Long Beach State. The Bruins had 15 assists on 23 baskets. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball leads Long Beach 56-37 at halftime

After two straight slow starts in the past week, UCLA came out of the gates sharp and aggressive. The Bruins jumped out to a 19-5 lead over the Long Beach State 49ers and didn’t look back, finishing with a 56-37 lead in the first half. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball dished out eight assists to go with 14 points as UCLA took the early 56-37 lead against Long Beach State. The Bruins had 15 assists on 23 baskets. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball dished out eight assists to go with 14 points as UCLA took the early 56-37 lead against Long Beach State. The Bruins had 15 assists on 23 baskets. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman TJ Leaf's aggressive play turned the game around for the No. 16 Bruins (3-0). The forward finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds, his second double-double in three games. The big man had 12 of UCLA’s first 17 points in the second half. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Men’s basketball tops San Diego 88-68 behind strong showing from TJ Leaf

This post was updated Nov. 17 at 11:18 p.m. College basketball, meet TJ Leaf. While the attention has been all around UCLA’s flashy freshman guard Lonzo Ball to start the season, another freshman has been quietly putting up a strong start to his college campaign. Read more...

Photo: Freshman TJ Leaf's aggressive play turned the game around for the No. 16 Bruins (3-0). The forward finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds, his second double-double in three games. The big man had 12 of UCLA’s first 17 points in the second half. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freshman TJ Leaf's aggressive play turned the game around for the No. 16 Bruins (3-0). The forward finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds, his second double-double in three games. The big man had 12 of UCLA’s first 17 points in the second half. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Highly-touted forward TJ Leaf has been highly productive over his first two games. The freshman is averaging 17 points per game and leads the team with 21 rebounds. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s basketball’s high-scoring wins leave gaps on defense

Everyone knows by now this UCLA basketball team can put points up in a hurry. After opening the season with a bang to the tune of 119 points behind a school-record 18 3s, No. Read more...

Photo: Highly-touted forward TJ Leaf has been highly productive over his first two games. The freshman is averaging 17 points per game and leads the team with 21 rebounds. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Highly-touted forward TJ Leaf has been highly productive over his first two games. The freshman is averaging 17 points per game and leads the team with 21 rebounds. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA basketball trails CSUN 42-40 at halftime

The Bruins kicked off the season Friday with a school-record 18 3s. Boy, was that short-lived. No. 16 UCLA (1-0) started Sunday night’s game against Cal State Northridge (1-0) slow and sloppy, shooting 39 percent from the field and failing to hit a shot from outside until sophomore guard Aaron Holiday’s 3 with 9:34 left in the first half. Read more...


Freshman guard Lonzo Ball spent more time on the court in UCLA’s regular-season debut than any other Bruin except for fellow freshman TJ Leaf. He recorded 19 points and 11 assists, one of the team’s two double-doubles. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Lonzo Ball steals the show as UCLA defeats Pacific 119-80

If somehow you still haven’t heard about Lonzo Ball before tonight, well now you have. The freshman guard made quite an entrance to the college basketball stage with an emphatic finish on an alley-oop that got Pauley Pavilion in a frenzy and SportsCenter watching. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Lonzo Ball spent more time on the court in UCLA’s regular-season debut than any other Bruin except for fellow freshman TJ Leaf. He recorded 19 points and 11 assists, one of the team’s two double-doubles. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman guard Lonzo Ball spent more time on the court in UCLA’s regular-season debut than any other Bruin except for fellow freshman TJ Leaf. He recorded 19 points and 11 assists, one of the team’s two double-doubles. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Aaron Holiday was first off the bench for UCLA in the first half, and is second in points with 15 behind senior guard Bryce Alford. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA basketball leads Pacific 63-39 at halftime

Pauley Pavilion is back and rocking again. After a disappointing 15-17 record last season, UCLA was in desperate need of a jump start. In walks freshman guard Lonzo Ball, who dominated the high school stage with long 3s and a run and gun style. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Aaron Holiday was first off the bench for UCLA in the first half, and is second in points with 15 behind senior guard Bryce Alford. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Aaron Holiday was first off the bench for UCLA in the first half, and is second in points with 15 behind senior guard Bryce Alford. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)


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