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Improving Utes Face Toughest Test On Saturday vs No. 4 UCLA

Utah will take on their toughest test at the Huntsman Center on Saturday afternoon in No. 4 UCLA.

Utah will take on their toughest test at the Huntsman Center on Saturday afternoon in No. 4 UCLA. The Bruins, led by college superstar freshman Lonzo Ball, boast wins over Kentucky, Ohio State, and Michigan as part of a 17-1 record, and are coming off a 104-89 win in Boulder against Colorado.

How they match up:
UCLA Offense: 93.4 pts/gm (#1 Pac-12)
Utah Defense: 66.0 pts/gm (#4 Pac-12)

UCLA Defense: 74.9 pts/gm (#10 Pac-12)
Utah Offense: 80.4 pts/gm (#4 Pac-12)

UCLA FG Pct: 53.5% (#1 Pac-12)
Utah FG Pct: 50.5% (#2 Pac-12)

UCLA 3-pt Pct: 44.1% (#1 Pac-12)
Utah 3-pt Pct: 34.0% (#9 Pac-12)

UCLA Reb margin: +3.5 (#7 Pac-12)
Utah Reb margin: +8.3 (#1 Pac-12)

UCLA Asst/TO ratio: 1.8 (#1 Pac-12)
Utah Asst/TO ratio: 1.1 (#7 Pac-12)

Since adding Sedrick Barefield and David Collette, the Utes have gathered momentum, winning conference games vs. Colorado, at Arizona St, and vs. No. 24 USC, and losing at No. 17 Arizona.

Utes assistant coach Andy Hill joined OC & Swinney to talk about his team’s progress and what to expect from the Bruins.

Andy Hill on team changes in last month:


On team depth:


What to expect from UCLA:


Tipoff will be at 4:00 (2:00 pregame) on ESPN 700.


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