UCLAbruins.com: LOS ANGELES – UCLA will host Colorado in a Pac-12 contest in Pauley Pavilion on Thursday at 6 p.m. (PT). The Bruins’ game against the Buffaloes (18-6, 7-4) will be nationally televised on ESPN2. UCLA won the previous meeting between the two schools this season, earning a 69-56 win at Colorado’s Coors Events Center on Jan. 16. Since the Buffaloes joined the Pac-12 Conference, UCLA has gone 3-0 against Colorado. The Bruins will close their homestand on Saturday against Utah (2 p.m., PT).
Venue: Pauley Pavilion (13,800)
Tipoff Time: 6:05 pm (PT)
TV Talent: Dave Pasch (play-by-play), Bill Walton (analyst)
Radio: AM 570 (KLAC)
Radio Talent: Chris Roberts (play-by-play), Tracy Murray (analyst)
SIRIUS Satellite Radio: Channel 110
SIRIUS XM Radio: Channel 191
UCLA won at USC, 83-73, last Saturday evening to sweep the regular-season series against the Trojans. Norman Powell scored 17 of his season-high 21 points in the second half, helping the Bruins overcome a 41-35 halftime deficit. UCLA opened the second half on a 10-0 run and built its cushion to as many as 16 points late in the second half. Kyle Anderson registered his conference-leading 12th double-double against USC, totaling 15 points and 10 rebounds.
RETURN FROM THE ROAD
The Bruins recently concluded a seven-game stretch that included five road games (UCLA went 5-2 in that span, 3-2 on the road). Over the last four weeks (since Jan. 15), Pac-12 teams have gone 9-33 in conference road contests, with UCLA notching a league-best three of those nine wins. Overall, visiting teams in Pac-12 play have gone 18-46 (UCLA has gone 3-2). The Bruins’ Pac-12 road wins came at Colorado, at Oregon and at USC.
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