Ben Howland talks about how well the Wear twins played, the ability of the team to bounce back from…
UCLA Passes Missouri Test
UCLA played its best game of the season in beating #7-ranked Missouri, in overtime, 97-94. We've been saying that UCLA had been starting to become the team we thought they could be at the beginning of the season, one with a great deal of offensive weapons that would have to out-score its opponent to be successful, and that's exactly what they were Friday night. UCLA's offense was superb, shooting 51% from the field, able to score against Missouri in both transition and in its half-court offense. The difference in this game, clearly, though, was that UCLA came to play against the Tigers like in no other game so far this season, or in recent memory. They had a few short lulls here and there, but sustained focus and effort for most of the game, and kept showing heart by mounting comebacks when it looked like Missouri was about to pull away. Missouri was up by 86-77, with about 4 minutes left, and UCLA looked like it was starting to fold, having turned the ball over sloppily...
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- You know what also grinds my gears about yesterday's game
- Willis' helmet did not come off
- Why don't we rush the punter anymore?
- I think all the time Redmond & Quessenberry missed showed.
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