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Game Thread, Preview and How to Watch: UCLA Bruins at Colorado Buffaloes

The Bruins put their four-game winning streak on the line this afternoon when they visit the Buffaloes.

NCAA Basketball: Colorado at UCLA
Chris Smith will look to lead the Bruins past the Buffaloes again today.
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This afternoon, the UCLA men’s basketball team faces their toughest remaining challenge in the regular season when they play Colorado. Not only is today’s game being played at a high altitude, but the Buffs are currently in first place in the Pac-12 with a 9-4 conference record. Tip-off is set for 1 pm PT.

Not only are the Buffaloes in first place in the conference standings, they have also been very tough to beat at home this season. Colorado has a 13-2 home record this season.

So, despite the fact that the Bruins beat the Buffs in Pauley at the end of last month, today’s game certainly won’t be an easy game. Heck, last month’s game at home wasn’t exactly an easy one.

Of course, the Bruins have really gotten into a good defensive groove especially over the past four games. In fact, the team has consistently been playing fantastic defense and, if they are able to do so again today, they should come out ahead.

The magic number, of course, remains 73. UCLA still hasn’t lost a game in which they’ve held they held their opponents to fewer than 73 points. So, if they can do that again, look for another Bruin win.

Just don’t be surprised, though, if 40 minutes is not enough to decide today’s game.

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. Today’s game is on CBS with Brad Nessler and Dan Bonner 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.

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Go Bruins!