Saturday, February 16


Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes ranks third in the Pac-12 in scoring at 17.7 points per game for UCLA men's basketball this season. UCLA will face the sixth-ranked scorer in the conference – Washington guard Jaylen Norwell – on Saturday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball given opportunity to end Washington’s win streak at matchup

The Bruins have a chance to do something no other Pac-12 team has done this season – beat the Huskies. UCLA men’s basketball (12-9, 5-3 Pac-12) will visit Washington (17-4, 8-0) in the final leg of its two-game trip to the Northwest on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes ranks third in the Pac-12 in scoring at 17.7 points per game for UCLA men's basketball this season. UCLA will face the sixth-ranked scorer in the conference – Washington guard Jaylen Norwell – on Saturday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes ranks third in the Pac-12 in scoring at 17.7 points per game for UCLA men's basketball this season. UCLA will face the sixth-ranked scorer in the conference – Washington guard Jaylen Norwell – on Saturday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali scored 16 points in UCLA men’s basketball’s 87-67 win over Washington State on Wednesday night. The Bruins have now won back-to-back games. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball gets second road win 87-67 against Washington State

The Bruins have their second road win of the season. UCLA men’s basketball (12-9, 5-3 Pac-12) cruised to an 87-67 victory over Washington State (8-13, 1-7) on Wednesday night for its second straight win. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali scored 16 points in UCLA men’s basketball’s 87-67 win over Washington State on Wednesday night. The Bruins have now won back-to-back games. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt junior guard Prince Ali scored 16 points in UCLA men’s basketball’s 87-67 win over Washington State on Wednesday night. The Bruins have now won back-to-back games. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman center Moses Brown scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds in the first half Wednesday night. UCLA leads Washington State by seven points at the break. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball leads Washington State 44-37 at half time away

The Bruins are off to a quick start in Washington. UCLA men’s basketball (11-9, 4-3 Pac-12) leads Washington State (8-12, 1-6) 44-37 at the half in the opening contest of a two-game road swing to the Northwest. Read more...

Photo: Freshman center Moses Brown scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds in the first half Wednesday night. UCLA leads Washington State by seven points at the break. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman center Moses Brown scored eight points and grabbed three rebounds in the first half Wednesday night. UCLA leads Washington State by seven points at the break. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands said UCLA men's basketball's formula for winning starts with getting everybody on the team involved. The Bruins have had at least four players score in double figures in each of their four conference wins this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball aims to fulfill potential as Pac-12 remains wide open

The Bruins are heading north with a chance to shake up the conference standings. UCLA men’s basketball (11-9, 4-3 Pac-12) will face Washington State (8-12, 1-6) on Wednesday night in Pullman, Washington, in the two schools’ only matchup this season. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands said UCLA men's basketball's formula for winning starts with getting everybody on the team involved. The Bruins have had at least four players score in double figures in each of their four conference wins this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Jaylen Hands said UCLA men's basketball's formula for winning starts with getting everybody on the team involved. The Bruins have had at least four players score in double figures in each of their four conference wins this season. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman center Moses Brown is just one of many UCLA men's basketball forwards who have struggled to set consistent screens this season. Brown missed a defender entirely during an attempt against USC on Jan. 19. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball focuses on setting screens, utilizing deep rotation

Thirty-foot airballs are not the only whiffs that occur beyond the 3-point line. With 6 minutes left in the game against USC, Jaylen Hands caught a pass 30 feet from the hoop and dribbled to the right wing. Read more...

Photo: Freshman center Moses Brown is just one of many UCLA men's basketball forwards who have struggled to set consistent screens this season. Brown missed a defender entirely during an attempt against USC on Jan. 19. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman center Moses Brown is just one of many UCLA men's basketball forwards who have struggled to set consistent screens this season. Brown missed a defender entirely during an attempt against USC on Jan. 19. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes scored 34 points Saturday against Arizona. The mark was a career high for Wilkes, who entered the game averaging 16.9 points per game. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s basketball breaks free from losing streak, soaring 21 points over Wildcats

This post was updated Jan. 26 at 10:28 p.m. The Bruins were in the mood to break streaks Saturday night. For the first time since 2016, UCLA men’s basketball (11-9, 4-3 Pac-12) defeated Arizona (14-7, 5-3) on its home court, this time by a score of 90-69. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes scored 34 points Saturday against Arizona. The mark was a career high for Wilkes, who entered the game averaging 16.9 points per game. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore guard Kris Wilkes scored 34 points Saturday against Arizona. The mark was a career high for Wilkes, who entered the game averaging 16.9 points per game. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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