UCLA plans to have two stars healthy against Wildcats

2013-03-01T15:48:00Z 2013-03-01T17:10:19Z UCLA plans to have two stars healthy against WildcatsPatrick Finley Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 01, 2013 3:48 pm  • 

LOS ANGELES — UCLA forward Travis Wear and win Shabazz Muhammad are both expected to play Saturday night against the Arizona Wildcats, Bruins coach Ben Howland said this afternoon.

Wear, a power forward, sprained his right foot Feb. 23 and missed two games. He participated in a walkthrough today, though, and "moved well," Howland said.

"I would say he's probable for giving it a go," Howland said.

Muhammad, who suffered a sprained left ankle in Wednesday's overtime win against Arizona State, "swelled up a little more" than the Bruins thought he would, Howland said. He moved "gingerly" in practice.

"He will play," Howland said.

Muhammad is one of two major candidates for Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, averaging 18.3 points.

Wear is third on the team with 11.6 points.

Howland said both will start against the UA.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 2 0 0 1.000
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 2 0 0 1.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 3 0 0 1.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 3 1 0 0.750
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 2 1 0 0.667
USC 0 0 0 0.000 2 2 0 0.500
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 1 2 0 0.333

AP Top 25


Pac-12 basketball schedule

Teams Date Time
Drexel at
USC
11/21 70-72
UNLV at
Stanford
11/21 60-89
Toledo at
Oregon
11/21 68-78
UC Riverside at
Utah
11/21 42-88
Colorado at
Wyoming
11/22 4:00 pm
Long Beach State at
UCLA
11/23 8:00 pm
Missouri at
Arizona
11/24 3:00 pm
@Arizona State, @Maryland 11/24 5:00 pm
@Oklahoma State, @Oregon State 11/24 6:30 pm
@Michigan, @Oregon 11/24 7:30 pm
Delaware at
Stanford
11/25 9:00 pm
Cal State-Fullerton at
USC
11/25 9:00 pm
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