Friday, December 04, 2009

Nelson Probable For Kansas Contest on Sunday

By Bruin Basketball Report

UCLA faces No.1 ranked Kansas on Sunday afternoon at Pauley Pavilion in the the Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series.

The Bruins (2-4) are hopeful to have freshman Reeves Nelson back and ready for action.  

Nelson returned to practice today and completed a full practice with the team. He was injured Tuesday in practice and an MRI was negative on Wednesday. 

The freshman forward/center had missed the end of Tuesday's practice as well as practices on Wednesday and Thursday. 

He is probable for the Bruins' game on Sunday, where he is slated to start at center.

The Jayhawks (6-0) are coming off a 98-31 win against Alcorn State on Wednesday. UCLA has lost three straight including a 79-68 loss to Long Beach State on the final day of the 76 Classic.

Kansas ranks third in NCAA Division I history in all-time wins with 1,976, while UCLA is ninth with 1,648 victories.


At Dec 5, 2009, 6:33:00 AM, Anonymous Bj Bartlett said...

C'mon tru-Bru, we wich U! 5 Smooth Stones and a Sling will Slay Goliath the giant. No encouragement from Bruin fans? I'm proud of coach Howland and he deserves all the support we can give. It IS the least we can do. Coach will tend the team, us fans can put on our game faces as well. Go Bruin's!


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