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Photos From UCLA vs. Stanford

Bumped. Cool shots. -BN

Another game, another late photo post from this guy. The photos just came off the camera tonight, since I spent yesterday (after the game) moving apartments, so I know I've been beaten to most of the analysis, but I'm going to write some anyway.

Those first twelve game-minutes were pretty bleak; I'll admit that I probably made the Texas guy face more than once. But, from about the eight-minute mark of the first half on, we played pretty good ball, built a solid lead, and didn't let them back in. The biggest surprise for me has been our guards. With Reeves Nelson quiet (score-wise) and Joshua Smith concussed, they stepped up and scored 43 out of our 68 points (63%). Malcolm Lee was the clear standout, shooting 54% (6-11) from the field, 50% (2-4) from three, and missing only one of his ten free throw attempts. He was the leading scorer with 23 points on 39 minutes. Zeke Jones was not far behind, while shooting only 3-10 from the field (1-5 from three), he more than compensated by drawing several fouls, and coming up big from the line (10-11 FT). He scored 17 on 30 minutes. Jerime Anderson, while only scoring 3 points (all from FTs), three-way-tied for the lead in assists and made a few sharp plays, turning the ball over only once on 21 minutes. Tyler Lamb did not have a particularly good game, missing the only shot he attempted (pictured below) and turning the ball over once on 5 minutes.

Reeves Nelson made his biggest impact on the boards, grabbing 10 on the day, and scoring 4 points on 30 minutes. He and Tyler Honeycutt were the other two parties in the three-way tie for assists with three apiece. Tyler Honeycutt is returning to his previous form, scoring 16, grabbing 8 boards, and blocking four shots on 37 minutes. Anthony Stover doesn't quite have the inside presence thing down yet, but scored 5 and grabbed 5 boards in 23 minutes. He's a good shot blocker, knocking away two, but we as a team need to take better advantage of blocked shots, as many of our blocked shots led to second-chance points for Stanford. The biggest takeaway from this game (at least for me) is that we don't absolutely need Joshua Smith inside, or Reeves Nelson to have a monster game for us to win. When Smith went down at the Cal game, I was worried that we might be screwed, but Saturday, the rest of the team proved me wrong, and I couldn't be happier to eat crow. But you didn't really come here to hear me ramble, so... On to the pictures!

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Tyler Honeycutt goes up for a contested shot.

More after the jump!

From 20110123MBB vs. Stanford

Jerime Anderson attempts a layup (it didn't go in, but he was fouled on the play)

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Speaking of fouls, Anthony Stover gets grabbed while playing D (I think it went uncalled). Maybe more people are practicing the "Isaiah Thomas special..."

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Zeke Jones has really stepped into the PG role, and snapped out of the funk from his injury. He really excels at drawing contact and making them pay at the line, which is the main reason he racked up 17 points Saturday.

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Tyler Lamb throws up a shot (It didn't go in). He frustratingly vacillates between not taking the shots you want him to take, and taking off-balance, rushed ones like this. If he waits a couple more seconds and finds his balance, he either makes this shot or draws a foul off Mann (left) or Owens (right).

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Jerime Anderson is improving his ball-handling skills, but, like the rest of the team at times, suffers from trying to be too fancy. Here he is, trying to thread a pass between two defenders. I can't remember if this was the one turnover he had or not, but it certainly could have been.

From 20110123MBB vs. Stanford

Now, due to overwhelming requests, Postgame! Complete with Dance Team, Yell Crew, Cheerleaders, and Joe and Josie!

<em>This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of BruinsNation's (BN) editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of BN's editors.</em>

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