WESTWOOD (AP) – Malcolm Lee scored 15 points and UCLA defeated UC Davis 74-67 Monday night to win its second in a row for the first time in nearly a month.
Reeves Nelson added 13 points. Tyler Honeycutt had 10 points and 12 rebounds, and Joshua Smith had 10 rebounds for the Bruins (5-4), who had gone without consecutive wins since Nov. 15-16.
Honeycutt and Smith helped the Bruins dominate the boards, 44-29, on a night when they struggled with 14 turnovers.
Freshman Josh Ritchart scored a season-high 23 points and Joe Harden added 16 for the Aggies (4-6). They fell to 0-2 against Pac-10 teams this season, having lost to California by 12 last week. Mark Payne had 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists.