2005–06 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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2005–06 UCLA Bruins men's basketball
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Pacific-10 Regular Season Champions,
Pacific-10 Tournament Champions,
NIT Season Tip-Off Champions
NCAA National Championship Game
vs. Florida, L 73–57
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #2[1]
AP #7[1]
2005–06 record 32–7 (17–4 Pac-10)
Head coach Ben Howland (3rd year)
Assistant coach Donny Daniels
Assistant coach Ernie Zeigler
Assistant coach Kerry Keating
Home arena Pauley Pavilion
Seasons
« 2004–05 2006–07 »
2005–06 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#2 UCLA 14 4   .778     32 7   .821
#12 Washington 13 5   .722     26 7   .788
California 12 6   .667     20 11   .645
Arizona 1 11 7   .611     20 13   .606
Stanford 11 7   .611     16 14   .533
USC 8 10   .444     17 13   .567
Oregon 7 11   .389     15 18   .455
Oregon State 1 5 13   .278     13 18   .419
Arizona State 5 13   .278     11 17   .393
Washington State 4 14   .222     11 17   .393
2006 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2006; Rankings from Coaches Poll [2]
1 Holds tie-breaker

The 2005–06 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team represented the University of California, Los Angeles in the 2005–06 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The UCLA Bruins finished the regular season with a 14–4 record in conference play. After winning the Pac-10 Tournament, the Bruins conference record was 17–4.[3] The team reached the NCAA tournament championship game, losing to the Florida Gators. The Bruins finished with 32 wins(14 more than the previous season).

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Alfred Aboya
C
Yaounde, Cameroon Tilton N.H. School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Nov 9, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Darren Collison
PG
Rancho Cucamonga, CA Etiwanda HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Jun 13, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Luc Mbah a Moute
SG
Yaounde, Cameroon Montverde Fla. Academy 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (100 kg) Oct 22, 2004 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Michael Roll
SG
Aliso Viejo, CA Aliso Niguel HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Nov 6, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Ryan Wright
PF
Mississauga, Ontario Loyola Catholic HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (110 kg) Oct 18, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 13   Rivals: 18
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
1 United States PG So Jordan Farmar
2 United States G Sr Janou Rubin
2 United States PG Fr Darren Collison
3 United States SG/SF So Josh Shipp
4 United States SG So Arron Afflalo
5 United States PG/SG Fr DeAndre Robinson
11 Canada F/PF Fr Ryan Wright
12 Cameroon PF/C Fr Alfred Aboya
14 United States C So Lorenzo Mata
No. Position Year Player
15 United States C Sr Ryan Hollins
20 United States SG/SF Fr Michael Roll
21 United States G Sr Cedric Bozeman
22 United States G Fr Kelvin Kim
23 Cameroon SF/PF Fr Luc Richard Mbah a Moute
24 United States PG/SG Fr Joey Ellis
45 United States C Sr Michael Fey
55 United States G Fr Nican Robinson

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Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent rank Location Result Overall Conf.
Exhibition Games
November 4, 2005 Carleton 19 Pauley Pavilion W 78–51
0–0
0–0
November 10, 2005 Cal State Monterey Bay 19 Pauley Pavilion W 104–41
0–0
0–0
Regular season
November 15, 2005 New Mexico State 18 Pauley Pavilion1 W 83–70
1–0
0–0
November 17, 2005 Temple 19 Pauley Pavilion1 W 54–47
2–0
0–0
November 19, 2005 Delaware State 18 Pauley Pavilion1 W 56–37
3–0
0–0
November 23, 2005 #11 Memphis 16 Madison Square Garden1 L 88–80
3–1
0–0
November 25, 2005 Drexel 16 Madison Square Garden1 W 57–56
4–1
0–0
November 29, 2005 Albany 17 Pauley Pavilion W 73–65
5–1
0–0
December 4, 2005 Coppin State 17 Pauley Pavilion W 69–57
6–1
0–0
December 10, 2005 #22 Nevada 18 Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim2 W 67–56
7–1
0–0
December 17, 2005 Michigan 14 Crisler Arena W 68–61
8–1
0–0
December 21, 2005 Wagner 12 Pauley Pavilion W 74–72
9–1
0–0
December 23, 2005 Sacramento State 12 Pauley Pavilion W 86–56
10–1
0–0
December 29, 2005 Stanford 11 Pauley Pavilion W 71–54
11–1
1–0
December 31, 2005 Cal 11 Pauley Pavilion L 68–61
11–2
1–1
January 5, 2006 #23 Arizona 17 McKale Center W 85–79
12–2
2–1
January 7, 2006 Arizona State 17 Wells Fargo Arena W 61–60
13–2
3–1
January 12, 2006 Washington State 12 Pauley Pavilion W 63–61
14–2
4–1
January 14, 2006 #13 Washington 12 Pauley Pavilion L 69–65
14–3
4–2
January 18, 2006 USC 16 Pauley Pavilion W 66–45
15–3
5–2
January 21, 2006 #17 West Virginia 16 Pauley Pavilion L 60–56
15–4
5–2
January 26, 2006 Oregon 17 McArthur Court W 56–49
16–4
6–2
January 28, 2006 Oregon State 17 Gill Coliseum W 63–54
17–4
7–2
February 2, 2006 Arizona State 13 Pauley Pavilion W 77–70
18–4
8–2
February 4, 2006 Arizona 13 Pauley Pavilion W 84–73
19–4
9–2
February 9, 2006 Washington State 12 Beasley Coliseum W 50–30
20–4
10–2
February 11, 2006 #23 Washington 12 Bank of America Arena L 70–67
20–5
10–3
February 19, 2006 USC 14 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena L 71–68
20–6
10–4
February 23, 2006 Oregon State 17 Pauley Pavilion W 78–60
21–6
11–4
February 26, 2006 Oregon 17 Pauley Pavilion W 70–53
22–6
12–4
March 2, 2006 Cal 13 Haas Pavilion W 67–58
23–6
13–4
March 4, 2006 Stanford 13 Maples Pavilion W 75–54
24–6
14–4
Pacific-10 Conference Tournament
March 9, 2006 Oregon State 8 Staples Center W 79–47
25–6
15–4
March 10, 2006 Arizona 8 Staples Center W 71–59
26–6
16–4
March 11, 2006 Cal 8 Staples Center W 71–52
27–6
17–4
NCAA Tournament
March 16, 2006 Belmont Cox Arena W 78–44
28–6
17–4
March 18, 2006 Alabama Cox Arena W 62–59
29–6
17–4
March 23, 2006 Gonzaga Oakland Arena W 73–71
30–6
17–4
March 25, 2006 Memphis Oakland Arena W 50–45
31–6
17–4
April 1, 2006 LSU RCA Dome W 59–45
32–6
17–4
April 3, 2006 Florida RCA Dome L 73–57
32–7
17–4
*Conference games in green. Opponent rankings from Coaches' Poll.
1NIT Season Tip-Off, 2John R. Wooden Classic

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ESPN.com 2005–06 rankings". Archived from the original on January 31, 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-25. 
  2. ^ "2006 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - Postseason (Apr. 3)". ESPN. Retrieved April 3, 2006. 
  3. ^ "Pacific-10 conference 2005–06 standings". Archived from the original on October 27, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-21. 
  4. ^ "UCLA Bruins 2005–06 roster". Archived from the original on December 1, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-21. 
  5. ^ "UCLA Bruins 2005–06 schedule". Retrieved 2007-11-21.