Here’s a look at UCLA, which hosts Oregon State on Sunday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion.
The 10th-ranked Bruins (22-3, 9-3 Pac-12) have won three straight since losing consecutive games to Arizona at home and at USC.
Thursday, UCLA erased a 19-point deficit to beat No. 5 Oregon 82-79 at Pauley. Lonzo Ball and Aaron Holiday had 15 points each for the Bruins, who had five players in double figures.
Ball, a freshman point guard averaging 15.1 points, six rebounds and 7.6 assists, has four games of 21 points or more in conference play. Ball is the only player in the country averaging at least 10 points, four rebounds and seven assists.
Freshman forward TJ Leaf leads the Bruins in scoring at 16.7 points per game. He’s shooting 62.6 percent from the field and averages 8.8 rebounds.
UCLA also gets contributions from senior guard Bryce Alford (16.2 points), senior guard Isaac Hamilton (14.5 points, 3.6 rebounds), sophomore guard Holiday (13.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists) and junior center Thomas Welsh (10.5 points, 8.3 rebounds).
In Pac-12 games, the Bruins are first in scoring (88.9), assists (19.6) and assist-turnover ratio (1.7), second in field goal percentage (51.6), defensive rebounds (27.7) and 3-point percentage (41.6) and 10th in rebounds allowed (35.8)
Ball is first in assists (6.8) and steals (2.2) and Alford is second in 3-point percentage (52.3).
UCLA won the first game between the two teams, 76-63, on Dec. 30 at Gill Coliseum.
The Bruins led by eight at halftime before the Beavers rallied to tie the game less than four minutes into the second half. OSU was down two just under the 11-minute mark when UCLA used a 10-2 run to pull away.
OSU’s Stevie Thompson had 16 points and Drew Eubanks 13 after the break. Ball had 15 points after halftime and finished with 23 points, six rebounds, seven assists and two blocks.
The Bruins shot 26-59 (44.1 percent) from the floor, which is UCLA’s second-lowest shooting percentage of the season.