The Pac-12 Conference college basketball season begins Thursday night, and the UCLA Bruins bring their five-game winning streak to Maples Pavilion in Palo Alto to battle the Stanford Cardinal. Here are the relevant details of Thursday night's contest:
Records: UCLA (7-5); Stanford (10-2)
Time: 8:07 p.m. PST tip-off
Location: Maples Pavilion, Palo Alto, California
TV: Prime Ticket, with Steve Physioc and Marques Johnson on the call
Radio: AM 570 and the UCLA Sports Network, and Sirius XM channel 91, with Chris Roberts and Tracy Murray on the call
Rankings: No Pac-12 teams are ranked in the top 25 of either poll, but Stanford is the highest rated team in the conference at No. 30 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll and No. 32 in the Associated Press poll.
Leading Scorers: Lazeric Jones, UCLA (13.3 points per game); Josh Owens, Stanford (12.7 ppg)
Leading Rebounders: David Wear, UCLA (6.1 rebounds per game); Owens, Stanford (5.4 rpg)
History: UCLA has beaten Stanford three straight times and nine of their last 11 meetings, and leads the all-time series 135-90.
Pac-12 Openers: UCLA is 23-10 in Pac-12 openers dating back to the 1978-1979 season, including 7-9 when opening conference play on the road.
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