2011–12 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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2011–12 UCLA Bruins men's basketball
UCLA bruins textlogo.svg
Conference Pacific-12 Conference
2011–12 record 19–14 (12–7 Pac-12)
Head coach Ben Howland
Assistant coach Korey McCray
Assistant coach Phil Mathews
Assistant coach Scott Garson
Home arena Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Pacific-12 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Washington 14 4   .778     24 11   .686
California 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Oregon 13 5   .722     24 10   .706
Arizona 12 6   .667     23 12   .657
Colorado 11 7   .611     24 12   .667
UCLA 11 7   .611     19 14   .576
Stanford 10 8   .556     26 11   .703
Oregon State 7 11   .389     21 15   .583
Washington State 7 11   .389     19 18   .514
Arizona State 6 12   .333     10 21   .323
Utah 3 15   .167     6 25   .194
USC 1 17   .056     6 26   .188
2012 Pacific-12 Tournament winner
As of March 8, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll
UCLA vs. Richmond, Los Angeles Sports Arena

The 2011–12 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bruins competed in the Pacific-12 Conference and were led by head coach Ben Howland. The team ended the season with a 19–14 record and did not participate in the NCAA National Championship tournament or the NIT.

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Norman Powell
SG
San Diego, CA Lincoln Senior HS 6 ft 3.5 in (1.92 m) 177.5 lb (80.5 kg) Nov 10, 2010 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: ?
De'End Parker
SG
San Francisco, CA CC of San Francisco 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Mar 5, 2011 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: ?
Larry Drew II
PG
Woodland Hills, CA William Howard Taft HS/University of North Carolina 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg)  
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 0
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • 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]

2011–12 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
C 0 Stover, AnthonyAnthony Stover 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS So Windward School Pasadena, California
G 1 Lamb, TylerTyler Lamb 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Mater Dei H.S. Santa Ana, California
G 2 Jones, KennyKenny Jones 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr St. Bernard H.S. Los Angeles, California
G 3 Kazemi, NickNick Kazemi 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Tustin H.S. Santa Ana, California
G 4 Powell, NormanNorman Powell 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Lincoln H.S. San Diego, California
G 5 Anderson, JerimeJerime Anderson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 183 lb (83 kg) Sr Canyon H.S. Anaheim, California
G 10 Drew II, LarryLarry Drew II Current redshirt 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr William H. Taft H.S. Encino, California
G 11 Jones, LazericLazeric Jones 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Sr John A. Logan College Chicago, Illinois
F 12 Wear, DavidDavid Wear 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS So Mater Dei H.S. Huntington Beach, California
G 13 DeMarcus, MattMatt DeMarcus 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 203 lb (92 kg) Sr Santa Ynez Valley Union H.S. Solvang, California
F 20 Lane, BrendanBrendan Lane 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 223 lb (101 kg) Jr Rocklin H.S. Rocklin, California
SG 21 Parker, De'EndDe'End Parker 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr City College of San Francisco San Francisco, California
F 22 Nelson, ReevesReeves Nelson (D) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Modesto Christian H.S. Modesto, California
F 24 Wear, TravisTravis Wear 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS So Mater Dei H.S. Huntington Beach, California
G 30 McCaskill, KhalidKhalid McCaskill 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Brewster Academy Harlem, NY
C 34 Smith, JoshuaJoshua Smith 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 305 lb (138 kg) So Kentwood H.S. Kent, Washington
G 44 Trapani, TylerTyler Trapani 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Simi Valley H.S. Simi Valley, California
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on
  • (D) Dismissed
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2011-03-17

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
11/06/2011* 2:00 PM vs. CS Bernardino #17 Citizens Business Bank ArenaOntario, CA W 80–72  6,259
Regular Season
11/11/2011* 7:30 PM Loyola Marymount #17 LA Sports ArenaLos Angeles, CA FS West L 58–69  5,382  0–1
11/15/2011* 8:00 PM Middle Tennessee State LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA
(Maui Invitational Opening Round)
Prime Ticket L 68–88  4,758 0–2
11/21/2011* 6:30 PM vs. Chaminade Lahaina Civic CenterMaui, HI
(Maui Invitational First Round)
ESPNU W 92–60  2,400 1–2
11/22/2011* 6:30 PM vs. #14 Kansas Lahaina Civic Center • Maui, HI
(Maui Invitational seminfinals)
ESPN L 56–72  2,400 1–3
11/23/2011* 4:30 PM vs. #15 Michigan Lahaina Civic Center • Maui, HI
(Maui Invitational 3rd place game)
ESPN L 63–79  2,400 1–4
11/28/2011* 8:00 PM Pepperdine LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 62–39  3,885 2–4
12/03/2011* 1:30 PM Texas LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA FSN/PT L 59–69  6,177 2–5
12/10/2011* 4:00 PM vs. Penn Honda CenterAnaheim, CA FS West W 77–73  6,332  3–5
12/14/2011* 7:30 PM Eastern Washington LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA FS West W 60–47  4,229  4–5
12/17/2011* 12:00 PM vs. UC Davis Honda Center • Anaheim, CA Prime Ticket W 82–39  5,132 5–5
12/20/2011* 7:30 PM UC Irvine LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 89–60  4,090  6–5
12/23/2011* 7:30 PM Richmond LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 71–63  4,194  7–5
12/29/2011 7:30 PM at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA FSN/PT L 59–60  6,777 7–6 (0–1)
12/31/2011 1:00 PM at California Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA FSN/FSW L 69–85  9,750 7–7 (0–2)
01/05/2012 8:00 PM vs. Arizona Honda Center • Anaheim, CA
(John R. Wooden Classic)
FSN/PT W 65–58  9,247 8–7 (1–2)
01/07/2012 7:30 PM vs. Arizona State Honda Center • Anaheim, CA FS West W 75–58  9,076  9–7 (2–2)
01/15/2012 6:00 PM at USC Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FSN/PT W 66–47  8,474  10–7 (3–2)
01/19/2012 7:30 pm at Oregon State Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR FSN/PT L 84–87  6,019  10–8 (3–3)
01/21/2012 1:00 PM at Oregon Matthew Knight ArenaEugene, OR FSN/FSW L 68–75  10,830  10–9 (3–4)
01/26/2012 7:30 PM Utah LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 76–49  4,434  11–9 (4–4)
01/28/2012 1:00 PM Colorado LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 77–60  9,253 12–9 (5–4)
02/02/2012 6:00 PM at Washington Alaska Airlines ArenaSeattle, WA ESPN L 69–71  9,756  12–10 (5–5)
02/04/2012 2:00 PM at Washington State Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA RTNW W 63–60  4,204  13–10 (6–5)
02/09/2012 8:00 PM Stanford LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 72–61  5,207  14–10 (7–5)
02/11/2012 1:00 PM California LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA FSN/PT L 63–73  9,001  14–11 (7–6)
02/15/2012 7:30 PM USC LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA Prime Ticket W 64–54  9,064  15–11 (8–6)
02/18/2012* 10:00 AM at St. John's Madison Square GardenNew York City, NY CBS L 63–66  7,305  15–12
02/23/2012 5:30 PM at Arizona State Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ W 66–57  5,477  16–12 (9–6)
02/25/2012 11:00 AM at Arizona McKale CenterTucson, AZ CBS L 63–65  14,724  16–13 (9–7)
03/01/2012 7:30 PM Washington State LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA W 78–46  5,099  17–13 (10–7)
03/03/2012 11:00 AM Washington LA Sports Arena • Los Angeles, CA CBS W 75–69  9,785  18–13 (11–7)
Pacific-12 Conference Tournament
03/07/2012 2:40 PM vs. USC Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(First Round)
FSN W 55–40  5,973  19–13
03/08/2012 2:40 PM vs. Arizona Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN L 58–66  8,780  19–14
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time [1].

Rankings[edit]

UCLA was ranked No. 20 in the preseason Coaches' Poll.[2] They were also the media's preseason pick to win the Pac-12 conference title.[3]

Notes[edit]

  • March 27, 2011 – Tyler Honeycutt leaving UCLA to enter 2011 NBA Draft[4]
  • March 27, 2011 – Former North Carolina Tarheels Point Guard Larry Drew II enrolls at UCLA[5]
  • April 13, 2011 – Malcolm Lee announced he would forgo his final year of college eligibility and hire an agent and enter the 2011 NBA draft.[6]
  • June 7, 2011 – Korey McCray was hired as a new assistant coach, replacing Scott Duncan.
  • December 9, 2011 – Reeves Nelson was dismissed from the team after his second indefinite suspension for conduct issues. The 6-foot-9 junior forward led the Bruins in scoring (13.9) and rebounding (9.1) in 2010–11 when he was named All-Pac-10.[7][8]
  • March 5, 2012 – Guard Lazeric Jones was named Pac-12 Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Feb. 27 – March 4; Jones was named to the All-Pac-12 second team and David Wear received honorable mention.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schedule". UCLA. Retrieved November 19, 2010. 
  2. ^ "North Carolina is No. 1 in preseason coaches poll". USA Today. October 20, 2011. Archived from the original on October 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ Moore, David Leon (December 20, 2011). "Ben Howland, UCLA battle back after Reeves Nelson dismissal". USA Today. Archived from the original on December 20, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bolch, Ben (March 28, 2011). "UCLA basketball: Tyler Honeycutt says he will hire an agent, enter NBA draft". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on April 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Bolch, Ben (March 28, 2011). "UCLA basketball: Former North Carolina guard Larry Drew II joins Bruins". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on May 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ Bolch, Ben (April 13, 2011). "Malcolm Lee decides time is right to leave UCLA". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on April 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ Pucin, Diane (December 9, 2011). "UCLA basketball team dismisses Reeves Nelson". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on December 10, 2011. 
  8. ^ Yoon, Peter (December 9, 2011). "UCLA dismisses Reeves Nelson". ESPNLosAngeles.com. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 

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