Travis Wear scored 20 points to lead the UCLA Bruins to a 65-58 victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the John R. Wooden Classic at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Thursday night. It was the first Pac-12 Conference win of the season for the Bruins, who are 11-4 all-time in the Wooden Classic.
The Wear brothers were on fire Thursday night. David Wear made six of his seven field goals in scoring 14 points, while Travis made seven of his nine field goal attempts. The other Bruins made just 11 of 38 field goals (28.9%) while the Wears shot 81.3% from the field.
UCLA took a 37-30 lead into halftime, and never let the Wildcats any closer than three points in the second half. The Bruins outrebounded the Wildcats 32-31. Solomon Hill scored 16 points and had 11 rebounds for Arizona (10-5, 1-1).
The Bruins (8-7, 1-2) host Arizona State on Saturday night at Honda Center.
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