Bellarmine @ No. 19 UCLA
Current Records: Bellarmine 2-4; UCLA 4-2
What to Know
The Bellarmine Knights are staying on the road Sunday to face off against the #19 UCLA Bruins at 7 p.m. ET Nov. 27 at Pauley Pavilion. UCLA should still be riding high after a win, while the Knights will be looking to right the ship.
A victory for Bellarmine just wasn't in the stars this past Friday as the team never even grasped a temporary lead. They have to be aching after a bruising 80-59 loss to the Loyola Marymount Lions. Guard Peter Suder had a pretty forgettable game, playing for 25 minutes but putting up just nine points on 4-for-12 shooting and five turnovers.
As for UCLA, they have more to be thankful for after their matchup against the Pepperdine Waves this past Wednesday. UCLA steamrolled past Pepperdine 100-53 at home. The Bruins relied on the efforts of guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., who had 17 points along with eight boards, and guard Amari Bailey, who had 19 points.
The Knights are the clear underdogs, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Those burned by picking them against the spread this past Friday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
Bellarmine is now 2-4 while UCLA sits at a mirror-image 4-2. A pair of offensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Bellarmine is stumbling into the game with the 30th fewest points per game in college basketball, having accrued only 65 on average. UCLA's offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the contest with 83.3 points per game on average, good for 28th best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Sunday at 7 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: $3.00
The Bruins are a big 21.5-point favorite against the Knights, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 21.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
UCLA won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.
- Nov 22, 2021 - UCLA 75 vs. Bellarmine 62