No. 13 UCLA cruises into Pac-10 semis
=== No. 13 UCLA cruises into Pac-10 semis ===
Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – Ryan Hollins scored 17 points and grabbed
eight rebounds as 13th-ranked UCLA defeated Oregon State, 79-47, in the
quarterfinals of the Pac-10 Tournament.
Arron Afflalo scored 16 points for the top-seeded Bruins (25-6), who will face
fourth-seeded Arizona in Friday’s semifinals. Michael Roll added nine
points in the win.
Marcel Jones led all scorers with 19 points and finished with six rebounds for
Oregon State (13-18). Jason Fontenet and Wesley Washington each added six
Sparked by a Jordan Farmar trey, UCLA took control early in the game by
rolling off a 10-0 run through the first five minutes. The Bruins never looked
UCLA’s lead eventually ballooned to 18 in the first half before Oregon State
showed some life, scoring the last seven points of the period to cut the
deficit down to 38-27 at the break.
UCLA, though, put away any hope of a Oregon State comeback with a 17-2 run
to start the second half, taking a 55-29 lead just seven minutes into the
The Bruins shot 63 percent from three-point territory (10-of-16) and 53
percent overall. Oregon State shot just 32 percent from the field.
Farmar finished the game with seven points and five assists for the
Bruins…UCLA has not won the Pac-10 tournament since 1997…The Bruins
outrebounded Oregon State, 39-25.