The UCLA Bruins look to snap their two-game losing streak as they return home Thursday night to battle the Utah Utes at the Los Angeles Sports Arena. UCLA has won seven consecutive home games, and is 8-3 at home this season, including 4-3 at the Sports Arena. Here are the relevant details of Thursday night's contest:
Records: UCLA (10-9, 3-4 in the Pac-12); Utah (5-14, 2-5)
Location: Los Angeles Sports Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m. PST
TV: Prime Ticket, with Joel Meyers, Don MacLean, and Courtney Jones on the call.
Radio: KLAC AM 570 and the Bruins Radio Network, with Chris Roberts and Tracy Murray on the call. The game is also available on Sirius channel 128 and Sirius XM channel 192.
Series History: The all-time series between the two schools isn't much of one, as this is the first season for Utah in the Pac-12 Conference. The Bruins and Utes have split eight games, but they haven't played one another in 29 years. In their last meeting, the No. 10 seed Utah upset the No. 2 seed UCLA 67-61 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Injury Report: UCLA forward David Wear left Saturday's game at Oregon with a left knee injury. MRI results came back negative, showing no significant injury, and Wear is probable for Thursday's game. Wear leads the Bruins in rebounding this season at 6.4 boards per game, and in Pac-12 play is averaging 11.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per contest.
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