2011–12 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team

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2011–12 UCLA Bruins men's basketball
UCLA bruins textlogo.svg
Conference Pac-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 Pac-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 Pac-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 Pac-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 Home town 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 Previous school 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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/06/2011*
2:00 PM
No. 17 vs. CS Bernardino W 80–72 
Citizens Business Bank Arena (6,259)
Ontario, CA
Regular Season
11/11/2011*
7:30 PM, FS West
No. 17 Loyola Marymount L 58–69  0–1
LA Sports Arena (5,382 )
Los Angeles, CA
11/15/2011*
8:00 PM, ESPNU
Middle Tennessee State
Maui Invitational Opening Round
L 68–88  0–2
LA Sports Arena (4,758)
Los Angeles, CA
11/21/2011*
6:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Chaminade
Maui Invitational First Round
W 92–60  1–2
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/22/2011*
6:30 PM, ESPN
vs. No. 14 Kansas
Maui Invitational seminfinals
L 56–72  1–3
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/23/2011*
4:30 PM, ESPN
vs. No. 15 Michigan
Maui Invitational 3rd place game
L 63–79  1–4
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/28/2011*
8:00 PM, Prime Ticket
Pepperdine W 62–39  2–4
LA Sports Arena (3,885)
Los Angeles, CA
12/03/2011*
1:30 PM, FSN/PT
Texas L 59–69  2–5
LA Sports Arena (6,177)
Los Angeles, CA
12/10/2011*
4:00 PM, FS West
vs. Penn W 77–73  3–5
Honda Center (6,332 )
Anaheim, CA
12/14/2011*
7:30 PM, FS West
Eastern Washington W 60–47  4–5
LA Sports Arena (4,229 )
Los Angeles, CA
12/17/2011*
12:00 PM, Prime Ticket
vs. UC Davis W 82–39  5–5
Honda Center (5,132)
Anaheim, CA
12/20/2011*
7:30 PM, Prime Ticket
UC Irvine W 89–60  6–5
LA Sports Arena (4,090 )
Los Angeles, CA
12/23/2011*
7:30 PM, Prime Ticket
Richmond W 71–63  7–5
LA Sports Arena (4,194 )
Los Angeles, CA
12/29/2011
7:30 PM, FSN/PT
at Stanford L 59–60  7–6 (0–1)
Maples Pavilion (6,777)
Stanford, CA
12/31/2011
1:00 PM, FSN/PT
at California L 69–85  7–7 (0–2)
Haas Pavilion (9,750)
Berkeley, CA
01/05/2012
8:00 PM, FSN/PT
vs. Arizona
John R. Wooden Classic
W 65–58  8–7 (1–2)
Honda Center (9,247)
Anaheim, CA
01/07/2012
7:30 PM, FS West
vs. Arizona State W 75–58  9–7 (2–2)
Honda Center (9,076 )
Anaheim, CA
01/15/2012
6:00 PM, FSN/PT
at USC W 66–47  10–7 (3–2)
Galen Center (8,474 )
Los Angeles, CA
01/19/2012
7:30 pm, FSN/PT
at Oregon State L 84–87  10–8 (3–3)
Gill Coliseum (6,019 )
Corvallis, OR
01/21/2012
1:00 PM, FSN/FSW
at Oregon L 68–75  10–9 (3–4)
Matthew Knight Arena (10,830 )
Eugene, OR
01/26/2012
7:30 PM, Prime Ticket
Utah W 76–49  11–9 (4–4)
LA Sports Arena (4,434 )
Los Angeles, CA
01/28/2012
1:00 PM, Prime Ticket
Colorado W 77–60  12–9 (5–4)
LA Sports Arena (9,253)
Los Angeles, CA
02/02/2012
6:00 PM, ESPN
at Washington L 69–71  12–10 (5–5)
Alaska Airlines Arena (9,756 )
Seattle, WA
02/04/2012
2:00 PM, RTNW
at Washington State W 63–60  13–10 (6–5)
Beasley Coliseum (4,204 )
Pullman, WA
02/09/2012
8:00 PM, Prime Ticket
Stanford W 72–61  14–10 (7–5)
LA Sports Arena (5,207 )
Los Angeles, CA
02/11/2012
1:00 PM, FSN/PT
California L 63–73  14–11 (7–6)
LA Sports Arena (9,001 )
Los Angeles, CA
02/15/2012
7:30 PM, Prime Ticket
USC W 64–54  15–11 (8–6)
LA Sports Arena (9,064 )
Los Angeles, CA
02/18/2012*
10:00 AM, CBS
at St. John's L 63–66  15–12
Madison Square Garden (7,305 )
New York City, NY
02/23/2012
5:30 PM
at Arizona State W 66–57  16–12 (9–6)
Wells Fargo Arena (5,477 )
Tempe, AZ
02/25/2012
11:00 AM, CBS
at Arizona L 63–65  16–13 (9–7)
McKale Center (14,724 )
Tucson, AZ
03/01/2012
7:30 PM
Washington State W 78–46  17–13 (10–7)
LA Sports Arena (5,099 )
Los Angeles, CA
03/03/2012
11:00 AM, CBS
Washington W 75–69  18–13 (11–7)
LA Sports Arena (9,785 )
Los Angeles, CA
Pac-12 Conference Tournament
03/07/2012
2:40 PM, FSN
vs. USC
First Round
W 55–40  19–13
Staples Center (5,973 )
Los Angeles, CA
03/08/2012
2:40 PM, FSN
vs. Arizona
Quarterfinals
L 58–66  19–14
Staples Center (8,780 )
Los Angeles, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
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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