2009–10 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team
|2009–10 UCLA Bruins men's basketball|
|2009–10 record||14–18 (8–10, T5th Pac-10)|
|Head coach||Ben Howland|
|Assistant coach||Donny Daniels|
|Assistant coach||Scott Duncan|
|Assistant coach||Scott Garson|
|Home arena||Pauley Pavilion|
|2009–10 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings|
|† 2010 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 25
, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll
The 2009–10 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team represented University of California, Los Angeles during the 2009–10 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bruins were led by head coach Ben Howland and played their home games at Pauley Pavilion. They finished the season 14–18, 8–10 in Pac-10 play and lost in the semifinals of the 2010 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament. They were not invited to a post season tournament.
- In November 2009, five student-athletes signed a national letters of intent to attend UCLA. They are Tyler Honeycutt, a 6-foot-8-inch, 190-pound guard/forward out of Sylmar, Calif. (Sylmar HS); Brendan Lane, a 6-foot-10-inch, 205-pound forward from Rocklin, Calif. (Rocklin HS); Mike Moser, a 6-foot-7-inch, 185 pound forward out of Portland, Oregon (Grant HS); Reeves Nelson, a 6-foot-7-inch, 220-pound forward out of Modesto, Calif. (Modesto Christian HS) and Anthony Stover, a 6-foot-10-inch, 210-pound center from La Cañada, Calif. (Windward HS).
- Tyler Lamb, Mater Dei's 6'4", 190-pound shooting guard, and Josh Smith, a 6'10", 280-pound center from Kentwood, have signed a letter of intent to play for UCLA next season. Lazeric Jones, of John A. Logan College, in Carterville, Illinois, is 6'1", 195 pounds, and he will be a junior for UCLA next year.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Sylmar, CA||Sylmar HS||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)||190 lb (86 kg)||Sep 17, 2008|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 93|
|Rocklin, CA||Rocklin HS||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)||205 lb (93 kg)||Jun 14, 2008|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 92|
|Portland, OR||Grant HS||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)||185 lb (84 kg)||Nov 19, 2008|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 92|
|Modesto, CA||Modesto Christian HS||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)||220 lb (100 kg)||Jan 9, 2008|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 89|
|Los Angeles, CA||Windward HS||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)||200 lb (91 kg)||Oct 3, 2008|
|Scout: Rivals: 247Sports: N/A ESPN grade: 88|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 9 Rivals: 13 ESPN: 8|
|No.||Name||Position||Ht.||Wt.||Class||Hometown (High School)|
|1||Mike Moser||F||6'8"||195||Fr.||Portland, OR (Grant HS)|
|2||Spencer Soo||G||5'8"||160||Jr.||Fresno, CA (Central HS)|
|3||Malcolm Lee||G||6'5"||180||So.||Moreno Valley, CA (John W. North HS)|
|4||Tyler Trapani||G||6'0"||185||So.||Simi Valley, CA (Simi Valley HS)|
|5||Jerime Anderson||G||6'1"||165||So.||Anaheim, CA (Canyon HS)|
|10||Mustafa Abdul-Hamid**||G||6'2"||195||RS Jr.||St. Louis, MO (Country Day HS)|
|11||Reeves Nelson||F||6'8"||225||Fr.||Modesto, CA (Modesto Christian HS)|
|12||Anthony Stover||C||6'10"||225||Fr.||Pasadena, CA (Windward School)|
|13||James Keefe***||F||6'8"||238||Sr.||Rancho Santa Margarita,CA (Santa Marg. Cath. HS)|
|14||Alex Schrempf||F||6'5"||210||Fr.||Seattle, WA (Bellevue HS)|
|15||Blake Arnet||G||6'0"||185||So.||Laguna Niguel, CA (Mater Dei)|
|20||Michael Roll**||G||6'5"||200||Sr.2||Aliso Viejo, CA (Aliso Niguel HS)|
|21||Brendan Lane||F||6'9"||205||Fr.||Rocklin, CA (Rocklin HS)|
|22||J’mison Morgan||C||6'10"||248||So.||Dallas, TX (South Oak Cliff HS)|
|23||Tyler Honeycutt||F||6'9"||180||Fr.||Los Angeles, CA (Sylmar HS)|
|24||Matt DeMarcus||G||6'3"||190||So.||Solvang, CA (Santa Ynez Valley Union)|
|41||Nikola Dragović**||F||6'9"||216||Sr.||Belgrade, Serbia (2nd Secondary School of Economics)|
(1) 2005-06 medical hardship waiver — (2) 2004-05 redshirt — (*) denotes number of varsity letters 
|11/4/09||Concordia||W 62–61||–||Pauley Pavilion|
|11/10/09||Humboldt State||W 74–57||–||Pauley Pavilion|
|11/16/09*||Cal State Fullerton
(ESPN 24 Hour Tip-Off Marathon)
|L 68–65 2OT||0–1||Pauley Pavilion|
|11/20/09*||Cal State Bakersfield||W 75–64||1–1||Pauley Pavilion|
|11/23/09*||Pepperdine||W 71–52||2–1||Pauley Pavilion|
|L 74–47||2–2||Anaheim Convention Center|
|11/27/09*||vs. #10 Butler
|L 69–67||2–3||Anaheim Convention Center|
|11/29/09*||vs. Long Beach State
|L 79–68||2–4||Anaheim Convention Center|
(Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series)
|L 73–61||2–5||Pauley Pavilion|
|12/15/09*||New Mexico State||W 100–68||3–6||Pauley Pavilion|
|12/19/09*||at Notre Dame||L 84–73||3–7||Edmund P. Joyce Center|
|12/22/09*||Colorado State||W 75–63||4–7||Pauley Pavilion|
|12/27/09*||Delaware State||W 66–49||5–7||Pauley Pavilion|
|12/31/09||Arizona State||W 72–70||6–7 (1–0)||Pauley Pavilion|
|1/2/10||Arizona||L 77–63||6–8 (1–1)||Pauley Pavilion|
|1/6/10||at California||W 76–75 OT||7–8 (2–1)||Haas Pavilion|
|1/9/10||at Stanford||L 70–59||7–9 (2–2)||Maples Pavilion|
|1/16/10||USC||L 67–46||7–10 (2–3)||Pauley Pavilion|
|1/21/10||Washington||W 62–61||8–10 (3–3)||Pauley Pavilion|
|1/23/10||Washington State||W 74–62||9–10 (4–3)||Pauley Pavilion|
|1/28/10||at Oregon||L 71–66||9–11 (4–4)||McArthur Court|
|1/30/10||at Oregon State||W 62–52||10–11 (5–4)||Gill Coliseum|
|2/4/10||Stanford||W 77–73||11–11 (6–4)||Pauley Pavilion|
|2/6/10||California||L 71–58||11–12 (6–5)||Pauley Pavilion|
|2/14/10||at USC||L 68–64||11–13 (6–6)||Galen Center|
|2/18/10||at Washington State||W 71–51||12–13 (7–6)||Beasley Coliseum|
|2/20/10||at Washington||L 97–68||12–14 (7–7)||Bank of America Arena|
|2/25/10||Oregon State||W 65–56||13–14 (8–7)||Pauley Pavilion|
|2/27/10||Oregon||L 70–68||13–15 (8–8)||Pauley Pavilion|
|3/4/10||at Arizona||L 78–73||13–16 (8–9)||McKale Center|
|3/6/10||at Arizona State||L 56–46||13–17 (8–10)||Wells Fargo Arena|
|2010 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
|W 75–69||14–17||Staples Center|
|L 85–72||14–18||Staples Center|
|*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific Time .
- Freshman Jrue Holiday left the team to go to the NBA. Seniors Darren Collison, Josh Shipp and Alfred Aboya graduated.
- 14 former UCLA players are on the NBA teams on opening day.
- Starter power forward Nikola Dragovic, who averaged 9.4points per game, is returning.
- November 20, 2009 – Dragovic was suspended for the November 20 and 23 games after the Los Angeles County District Attorney filed felony assault charges for an off-court altercation at a Hollywood concert.
- November 26, 2009 – UCLA's worst defeat in the Ben Howland era.
- November 29, 2009 - Long Beach State's first ever win over UCLA.
- December 1, 2009 - Head coach Ben Howland announced that by mutual agreement, sophomore forward Drew Gordon has left the team. Gordon would transfer at the end of the school quarter.
- Feb. 18, 2010 – Senior forward James Keefe's career at UCLA ends with a left shoulder injury.
- July 13, 2010 - Mustafa Abdul-Hamid has been named a recipient of the Pac-10 Postgraduate Scholarship for 2009-10.
- UCLA Men's Basketball Signs Heralded Class of Four on First Signing Day
- Bruins homepage
- "uclabruins.com Retrieved on October 1, 2008.
- Jrue Holiday Declares for NBA Draft
- Jon Gold, Dragovic suspended, Inside UCLA, Daily News, November 20, 2009