UCLA vs. Arizona: Recap and Stats

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UCLA vs. Arizona: Recap and Stats
UCLA 84
(16-4, 5-1 away)
(6) Arizona 73
(16-2, 10-1 home)
Venue: McKale Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UCLA 40 44 84
Arizona 30 43 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UCLA S Muhammad 18 K Anderson 9 L Drew II 8
Arizona M Lyons 15 B Ashley 5 M Lyons 3

On Thursday, January 24th, UCLA pulled off an upset against No. 6 Arizona 84-73 in Pac 12 action. With the win, the Bruins are now 2-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Shabazz Muhammad played brilliantly for the Bruins and put up a game-high 23 points and three rebounds. David Wear had 15 points and added eight rebounds. For the Wildcats, Nick Johnson finished with a team-high 23 points and five rebounds. Next up for UCLA (16-4, 6-1 Pac 12) is Arizona State (13-4, 3-2 Pac 12) on Saturday, January 26th on the road.

UCLA Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:27 left to go.
  • UCLA started 16-4 during the 2008 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • UCLA beat the spread by 19.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Bruins have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, UCLA played 26 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 11-15.
  • The Bruins have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 84 or more total points.
  • UCLA has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when its field goal percentage has been 47.8% or better.
  • UCLA has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.4% field goal percentage.
  • UCLA has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) when opponents record 5 or fewer three-pointers.
  • This season UCLA has won 80% of the time (8-2) when Jordan Adams has 15 points or more, 90% of the time (9-1) when Larry Drew II plays 35 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (5-0) when Shabazz Muhammad has 8 field goals made or more.
  • UCLA set a season low for blocks.
  • The Bruins have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 12 games.
  • UCLA has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • The top two scorers (Shabazz Muhammad and David Wear) accounted for 45.2% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kyle Anderson and David Wear) accounted for 44.4% of the rebounds.
  • Shabazz Muhammad has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 20 games this season.
  • Kyle Anderson has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 20 games this season.
  • This marks the 8th 20-point game of Shabazz Muhammad's career.
  • Shabazz Muhammad has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kyle Anderson recorded the 9th double-digit rebound game of his career.

Arizona Game Notes

  • Arizona lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Mark Lyons recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 17.
  • Nick Johnson tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 19.
  • Nick Johnson accounted for 31.5% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Solomon Hill and Grant Jerrett) accounted for 45.4% of the rebounds.
  • Nick Johnson has led the team in scoring 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • Solomon Hill has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 18 games this season.
  • Solomon Hill recorded the 16th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Solomon Hill has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Solomon Hill recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 13th of his career.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Nick Johnson's career.
  • Nick Johnson has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Nick Johnson.
  • Nick Johnson set career highs with 23 points and 9 field goals made.
  • Mark Lyons has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Mark Lyons.
  • Grant Jerrett recorded the 1st double-digit rebound game of his career.
UCLA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AS. Muhammad342331101
ADavid Wear311581000
AKyle Anderson338123404
ALarry Drew II35739102
AJordan Adams281552001
B+Travis Wear11620100
BTony Parker10630012
B-Norman Powell18422101
Arizona PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ANick Johnson332352201
B+Solomon Hill3713102104
BKevin Parrom25764110
BBrandon Ashley24980201
B-Grant Jerrett245101001
CMark Lyons331600105
DK. Tarczewski15010021
-Jordin Mayes9011001

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