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Game Thread, Preview and How to Watch: UCLA Bruins at Utah Utes

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Tonight’s game will likely be tougher than it looks on paper because the Utes have lost only one game at home all season.

NCAA Basketball: Utah at UCLA
Jaime Jaquez didn’t seem to think there would be much difference playing in Utah’s altitude.
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Tonight, the UCLA Bruins head to Salt Lake City to face the Utah Utes in the Hunstman Center. Tip-off is at 7:30 pm PT.

The Bruins remain one of the hottest team in college basketball. UCLA is on a three-game winning streak and the team has won four of their last five and seven of the last nine.

But tonight’s game is in Salt Lake City and the Utes enter tonight’s game with only one loss at home all season. That loss came against Oregon, who was ranked fourth at the time. So, beating Utah tonight won’t be nearly as easy as it was a few weeks ago at Pauley.

Make no mistake. Tonight’s game is the more winnable of this week’s games. It’s just that the Bruins are going to have to keeping working hard to earn it. As long as Coach Cronin keeps his guys fresh and Chris Smith and Jalen Hill keep playing the way they’ve been playing, UCLA should get the win.

Listen to the Game Here on BN!

This season, we are proud to, again, have today’s audio feed for everyone who opts to use the TuneIn Player link below. For optimum results, start the audio feed then pause your DVR and sync them up together. Tonight’s game is on Fox Sports 1 with Aaron Goldsmith and Steve Lavin calling the game. If you would prefer to listen to Josh Lewin and Tracy Murray call today’s game instead you can listen to today’s game online.

Just be sure to right-click on the link above so that you can open up another tab and have it going while you chat in the comments below.

Join your fellow Bruin fans discussing today’s game.

This is your UCLA Bruins at Utah Utes game thread.


Go Bruins!