Redshirt sophomore guard Prince Ali scored 8 points in the afternoon matchup against Stanford
Coach Steve Alford slightly deviated from the Bruins’ normal eight-person rotation by playing senior guard Alec Wolff for three minutes in the win.
Senior center Thomas Welsh wins the tipoff as the game begins.
Welsh scored the second highest amount of points for the Bruins, along with having the largest amount of rebounds.
Coach Steve Alford yells at starters to up their defense after Stanford shoots a 3-pointer.
Ali earned 2 of his 8 points with a dunk in the second half.
Welsh pushes against Stanford forward Michael Humphrey in order to complete one of his two assists.
Stanford guard Daejon Davis tries to block junior guard Aaron Holiday from making one of his 25 field goal attempts
Alex Olesinski had 7 points and three rebounds. The redshirt sophomore forward played 22 minutes.
Stanford had four players who scored in double digits, but it wasn’t enough for the Cardinal to advance in the Pac-12 tournament.
Welsh had his 17th double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
Senior forward GG Goloman only posted 2 points in his 21 minutes and fouled out with just under four minutes remaining in the contest.
UCLA had a 13-point lead midway through the first half, but the Bruins headed into halftime ahead by just 4 points.
Freshman guard Chris Smith contributed 8 points and three rebounds to help the Bruins to the semifinals.
Kris Wilkes had all nine of his points in the first half. The freshman guard went 4-for-8 shooting from the field.
Aaron Holiday shot 5-for-9 from behind the arc and 12-for-25 overall. The junior guard led all players with 34 points.
UCLA will next face No. 1-seed Arizona on Friday at 6 pm in the semifinals of the Pac-12 tournament – the Bruins’ first time playing games on back-to-back days this season.