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Redshirt freshman forward Cody Riley tied a career high with 10 rebounds, but UCLA only shot 32.3 percent from the field in the second half as Arizona State pulled away. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball’s deficient dance with Sun Devils results in third straight loss

This post was updated Jan. 24 at 11:25 p.m. Garbage time is frequently defined as when a team is leading by double digits with only a couple minutes left in the game. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman forward Cody Riley tied a career high with 10 rebounds, but UCLA only shot 32.3 percent from the field in the second half as Arizona State pulled away. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt freshman forward Cody Riley tied a career high with 10 rebounds, but UCLA only shot 32.3 percent from the field in the second half as Arizona State pulled away. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes leads UCLA men’s basketball in scoring with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting at the half against Arizona State. The Bruins lead the Sun Devils 44-43.
(Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball narrowly leads Arizona State 44-43 at halftime

The first UCLA men’s basketball turnover came six minutes, 50 seconds into the game. It was a stark contrast from three of the past four games, in which the Bruins committed more than 20 turnovers. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes leads UCLA men’s basketball in scoring with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting at the half against Arizona State. The Bruins lead the Sun Devils 44-43. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes leads UCLA men’s basketball in scoring with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting at the half against Arizona State. The Bruins lead the Sun Devils 44-43.
(Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali was the only UCLA player who hit multiple 3-pointers against USC. Ali made 3-of-7 attempts but his teammates only shot 2-of-15 from behind the arc. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s basketball’s 3-point halftime deficit widens into 80-67 loss to USC

This post was updated Jan. 19 at 4:14 p.m. Once again, the zone defense was impenetrable. Not UCLA’s, against which USC made 16-of-30 field goal attempts in the second half and shot 46.9 percent overall. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali was the only UCLA player who hit multiple 3-pointers against USC. Ali made 3-of-7 attempts but his teammates only shot 2-of-15 from behind the arc. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali was the only UCLA player who hit multiple 3-pointers against USC. Ali made 3-of-7 attempts but his teammates only shot 2-of-15 from behind the arc. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)


Sophomore guard Chris Smith is averaging 8.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game this season. Smith got his first two career starts last week, averaging 11 points and 6.5 rebounds per game on the weekend. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s basketball faces duo of Oregon teams in first road trip of Pac-12 play

UCLA and Oregon began the season as the media’s top-two choices to win the Pac-12 men’s basketball title. To say they have not been playing like the favorites would be an understatement. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Chris Smith is averaging 8.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game this season. Smith got his first two career starts last week, averaging 11 points and 6.5 rebounds per game on the weekend. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore guard Chris Smith is averaging 8.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game this season. Smith got his first two career starts last week, averaging 11 points and 6.5 rebounds per game on the weekend. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands scored 13 points and recorded a team-high nine assists in UCLA men’s basketball’s 80-66 loss to No. 15 Ohio State on Saturday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball endures another blow as Buckeyes best them 80-66

Jaylen Hands sped past his defender and toward an unblocked hoop, but his layup attempt spun off the rim. The sophomore guard slammed both of his hands on the hardwood before running back on defense. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands scored 13 points and recorded a team-high nine assists in UCLA men’s basketball’s 80-66 loss to No. 15 Ohio State on Saturday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands scored 13 points and recorded a team-high nine assists in UCLA men’s basketball’s 80-66 loss to No. 15 Ohio State on Saturday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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