WESTWOOD (CBS/AP) — Lazeric Jones got UCLA rolling after a horrific start against last place Arizona State on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion with 10 points and 10 assists to lead the Bruins past the Sun Devils, 71-53.
ASU looked great early on, feeding 7’0 center Ruslan Pateev the ball and jumped out to a 21-9 lead midway through the first half.READ MORE: LA County Increases Water Usage As State Drought Conditions Worsen
Meanwhile, UCLA missed nine of its first 10 shots and 16 of its first 18.
But the Bruins then scored 14 unanswered points. TylerHoneycutt nailed a pair of 3-pointers and Jerime Anderson capped the burst with a layup for a 23-21 lead.READ MORE: Nearing Historic Strike Vote, Thousands Of Hollywood Workers Could Walk Off Sets Nationwide
UCLA didn’t let up, closing the half on a 15-3 run with Smith’s dunk before the horn making it 39-29 at the break.
The Bruins remained in control after halftime, going ahead by as many as 20 points on a jumper by Tyler Lamb.MORE NEWS: LAPD Says Armed Robberies Have Become An Alarming Trend
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