Although the Bruins have struggled early on in the 2012-13 season and certainly have their work cut out for them as they approach Pac-12 conference play, they still possess the raw talent with which they began the season.
Highly acclaimed freshmen Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson as well as under-the-radar guard Jordan Adams have already made their mark in Westwood and have carried the team through its non-conference victories.
With Adams and Muhammad on pace to lead the team in scoring (18.5 and 17 PPG, respectively), UCLA may see its best freshman performance in history this season.
While that conversation will have to wait until the end of the season, here’s a look at the Top 10 freshman in UCLA basketball history to this point.
Note: Freshmen, including Lew Alcindor and Bill Walton, weren’t allowed to play on the varsity team in NCAA college basketball from 1954 to 1973.