Cal is scheduled to face fifth-ranked UCLA at Haas Pavilion on Saturday night, beginning at 5 p.m. and televised by Pac-12 Community.
Pregame: Cal’s final win towards an AP Prime-10 squad was on Feb. 1, 2014, when it knocked off No. 1 Arizona 60-58 in Berkeley on Justin Cobbs’ game-winner with 0.9 seconds remaining.
UCLA, which was a Remaining 4 workforce final season, got here into Saturday’s recreation with a 9-1 report, together with 1-0 in Pac-12 play, whereas Cal entered the sport with a 9-6 general mark and 2-2 within the Pac-12 .
Cal misplaced to No. 7 USC 77-63 on Thursday in Berkeley, and UCLA defeated Lengthy Seashore State 96-78 on Thursday. That was the Bruins’ first recreation in 25 days, as UCLA didn’t play a recreation for greater than three weeks due to COVID-19 protocols throughout the Bruins’ program.
Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA’s No. 2 scorer, was within the beginning lineup Saturday regardless of sustaining an ankle harm throughout Thursday’s recreation that made him questionable for the sport towards Cal.
Heading into Saturday’s recreation, UCLA had gained eight consecutive video games towards Cal. The Golden Bears’ most up-to-date win towards the Bruins was a 75-63 victory on Feb. 25, 2016, at Haas Pavilion.
Saturday’s recreation attracted a large crowd at Haas Pavilion, with UCLA followers making up an excellent portion of the group.
Johnny Juzang led the Bruins in scoring coming into Saturday’s recreation, averaging 16.7 factors, whereas Jordan Shepherd led the Bears at 14.6 factors per contest.
Cal beginning lineup: G Joel Brown, F Andre Kelly, F Grant Anticevich, G Jordan Shepherd, F Jalen Celestine. .
UCLA beginning lineup: F Johnny Juzang, F Jaime Jaquez Jr., G Jules Bernard, G Tyger Campbell, C Cody Riley. Riley made his second straight begin after lacking eight video games with an harm.
Cowl photograph of Grant Anticevich by D. Ross Cameron, USA TODAY Sports activities
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