The UCLA Bruins have a pair of home games before Christmas break and before conference play begins on December 29. The Bruins can move above .500 for the first time all season with a win Tuesday night over the UC Irvine Anteaters. Here are the relevant details for Tuesday's contest:
Records: UCLA (5-5); UCLA (8-2)
Location: Los Angeles Sports Arena
Time: 7:32 p.m. PST tip-off
TV: Prime Ticket, with Joel Meyers on play-by-play, Don MacLean as analyst, and Courtney Brown on the sideline
Radio: KLAC 570 AM and Sirius channel 92, with Chris Roberts on play-by-play and Tracy Murray as analyst
Streaks: UCLA has won three straight games; UC Irvine has lost three straight
Mr. Jones: Lazeric Jones led the Bruins in scoring for four straight games before settling for 12 points in Saturday's win over UC Davis. On the season, the senior guard leads the team in points, assists, and steals.
Road Woes: UC Irvine is 0-5 on the road this season and has lost 11 straight road games dating back to last season.
Three-Point Barrage: Junior forward Michael Wilder has hit 27 threes in the first 10 games on the season, and he and junior guard Daman Starring have combined to hit 42 of 98 shots (42.9%) from three-point range this year.
Series History: UCLA is 6-2 all-time against UCI, and have won their last five meetings. UCLA beat UC Irvine 74-73 at Pauley Pavilion last season.
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