Lazeric Jones had 20 points and five assists to lead the UCLA Bruins to a 75-69 win over the Pac-12 leading Washington Huskies on Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak by UCLA to Washington and completed a weekend home sweep to end the regular season over the Bruins.
The Bruins (18-13, 11-7) will be the No. 5 seed if Colorado loses to Oregon State on Saturday, or the No. 6 seed should the Buffaloes lose, in the upcoming Pac-12 Tournament, which begins Wednesday afternoon at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Travis Wear had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Bruins, who overcame a 47-44 halftime deficit. Washington scored just 22 points in the second half and made just nine of 32 field goals (28.1%) in the final 20 minutes.
C.J Wilcox led the Huskies (21-9, 14-4) with 22 points, and Terrence Ross added 18 points. Washington will be the No. 1 seed in the Pac-12 Tournament if Cal loses to Stanford on Sunday night. Should the Bears beat the Cardinal, Cal will be co-champions of the Pac-12 and have the No. 1 seed by virtue of their win over Washington on January 19.
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