UCLA vs. Washington: Full Game Preview
|UCLA||S Muhammad 18.1||K Anderson 9.0||L Drew II 7.8|
|Washington||C Wilcox 17.1||A N`Diaye 9.3||A Gaddy 4.3|
On Saturday, Washington welcomes No. 23 UCLA at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. It takes place at 2 p.m. EST and you can catch it on CBS. The Huskies fell to the Bruins 59-57 on Feb. 7 and are 5-4 against them over the last four years.
Washington is currently in sixth place in the conference and UCLA is in second.
In a 65-57 win over USC on Mar. 6, Scott Suggs put up 18 points for the Huskies. He tallies 11.9 points per game and also adds 2.3 rebounds per game. For the Bruins, Jordan Adams finished with 18 points in the 73-61 loss to Washington State on Mar. 6. He averages 15.1 points per game in addition to a team-best 2.1 steals per game.
UCLA has a statistical edge over Washington in a single key area, scoring, where the Bruins have the upper hand over the Huskies, 75.5 points per game to 67.8 points per game. UCLA ranks first in their conference in turnover percentage at 16.0, which also places them eigth in the country.
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Washington currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (979 to 942) than UCLA, per the NCAA.
- UCLA has to pay up to win. The coach for Washington has a much lower base salary than UCLA ($1,307,020 vs. $2,040,000).
- Washington allows fewer rebounds (32.2 allowed per game vs. 38.2 allowed per game) than UCLA this season.
- C.J Wilcox is ranked 5th in the Pac-12 in points, 2nd in the Pac-12 in three-pointers, and 10th in the Pac-12 in blocks.
- The Washington blocks leader (C.J Wilcox, 33 blocks) has more blocks than the UCLA blocks leader (Travis Wear, 29 blocks).
- Washington has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than UCLA ($19,135 vs. $27,210).
- Washington has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than UCLA ($36,342 vs. $50,089).
- Abdul Gaddy is ranked 5th in the Pac-12 in assists.
- Aziz N`Diaye is ranked 33rd nationally in rebounds.
|B||Larry Drew II||0||7||3||8||2||0||2|
|C||Shawn Kemp Jr||18||6||3||0||0||0||1|