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Laurence Bowers

The #7-ranked Missouri Tigers come to Pauley Pavilion Friday, and it's a big, athletic test for the Bruins, who have been playing better...

Coach Ben Howland's UCLA men's basketball team returns to action on Friday when the Bruins host the Missouri Tigers at Pauley Pavilion. Let's get this out of the way: This is by far the most important game of the young season for the Bruins and it is arguably the most important game of the Ben Howland era in Westwood. At least the latter half of the era. The proverbial heat on Howland's... Recommended Stories