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UCLA Bruins at Cal Golden Bears Game Thread

The Bruins conclude their extended Bay Area trip with a trip to Haas Pavilion to take on the Golden Bears. In the first meeting between the teams at Pauley Pavilion, the Bruins saw a commanding lead slip away late, coming away with the 86-84 victory on a last second tip-in by Reeves Nelson. Joshua Smith left that game early after suffering a concussion, but will be back strong tonight while the hero of Cal's near comeback, Allen Crabbe, may miss tonight's game due to the aftereffects of a concussion suffered at Washington.

The Bruins have won 10 of their last 11 and sit in second place in the Pac-10, a game and a half behind conference leaders Arizona, while Cal has lost 4 straight games coming into tonight and hold a 6-8 conference record (13-13 overall), seventh in the Pac-10 with 5 games to go before the conference tourney.

For the official UCLA preview go here. The Cal preview is here. For BN writings on the game look at the side bar or scroll down the main page. The game will start at 7:07 p.m. PST on FSN and Prime Ticket. You can follow the game via Gametracker here.

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