North Florida @ No. 2 UCLA
Current Records: North Florida 0-4; UCLA 3-0
What to Know
The North Florida Ospreys have quite the challenge ahead of them as they’re expected to be blown off the court. They will head out on the road to face off against the #2 UCLA Bruins at 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins will be strutting in after a win while North Florida will be stumbling in from a loss.
North Florida came up short against the Arizona State Sun Devils on Monday, falling 72-63. Despite the defeat, North Florida got a solid performance out of guard Jose Placer, who had 25 points and six assists along with five rebounds.
Meanwhile, UCLA made easy work of the Long Beach State Beach on Monday and carried off a 100-79 victory. UCLA’s guard Jules Bernard looked sharp as he had 22 points and seven assists in addition to five boards.
The Ospreys are now 0-4 while the Bruins sit at 3-0. A pair of offensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: North Florida is 13th worst in college basketball in points per game, with only 58.5 on average. UCLA’s offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the contest with 93.7 points per game on average, good for 15th best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Pauley Pavilion — Los Angeles, California
- TV: Pac-12 Networks
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Bruins are a big 25.5-point favorite against the Ospreys, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bruins as a 26.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for UCLA
- Cody Riley: Game-Time Decision (Knee)
- Mac Etienne: Out (Undisclosed)
- Will McClendon: Out for the Season (Knee)
Injury Report for North Florida
No Injury Information