The Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 in Pac-12) take on the UCLA Bruins (23-8, 12-6 in Pac-12) in their second game of the Pac-12 tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 13. The Ducks and Bruins split the season series 1-1, with the Ducks picking up a win in their second meeting of the season, 87-83 in double overtime. The Oregon bench is averaging 29.5 points per game, while the Bruins bench accounts for 28.7 percent of the teams scoring. The Ducks perimeter shooting has played a large part in the teams current eight game winning streak, hitting 71 shots from behind the arc (8.9 per game) in the past 8 games.

After being down by two points going into the half, 35-37, the Ducks could not get things together in the second half. They only shot 35.5 percent from the field, which let the Bruins run away with the game. The Ducks end their run in the Pac-12 Tournament and will not move on the the next round of play.

UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) hugs UCLA senior forward Travis Wear (24) after scoring the basket and taking a foul in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) gets fouled as he is squeezed in between two UCLA defenders in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) gets past the Bruins defense and goes up for the easy basket during the first half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) reacts after not having caught the open pass late in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

UCLA senior forward Travis Wear (24) shoots the floater over Oregon redshirt senior guard Jason Calliste (12) and Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) passes the ball behind the back in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt junior guard Joseph Young (3) goes up for the lay-up in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) goes up for the lay-up during the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Damyean Dotson (21) draws contact on his way to the basket during the first half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Head coach Dana Altman talks to the team in the huddle during the second half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

UCLA guard Kyle Anderson (5) dunks over Oregon forward Richard Amardi (13) during the first half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon senior guard Johnathan Loyd (10) loses control of the basketball as he tries to go up against UCLA senior forward David Wear (12) in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Joseph Young (3) hangs his head as the final seconds of the game tick away. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) walks off the court after beating the Oregon Ducks in the fourth session of the Pac-12 Tournament. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) tries a one-handed shot over UCLA senior forward David Wear (12) in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) nearly jumps over UCLA sophomore guard Jordan Adams (3) as he tries to block the basket in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

UCLA guard Jordan Adams (3) drives to the basket and passes the ball out to his teammate during the first half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

UCLA senior forward David Wear (12) runs out through the smoke during starting players introductions. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon guard Johnathan Loyd (10) dives for a loose ball during the first half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) and Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) watch the ball fall out of bounds in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt sophomore forward Elgin Cook (23) tries to shoot over UCLA freshman guard Zach LaVine (14) and UCLA senior forward Travis Wear (24) in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt sophomore forward Elgin Cook (23) tries to block the three-point shot from UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) goes for the lay-up against Oregon senior center Waverly Austin (20) in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon center Waverly Austin (20) makes his way to to the court during player introductions. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon redshirt senior forward Richard Amardi (13) yells as he tries to block UCLA sophomore guard Kyle Anderson (5) from getting to the basket in the firs half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Dominic Artis (1) hangs his head down as the final seconds run by closing out Oregon’s run in the Pac-12 Tournament. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

UCLA senior forward Travis Wear (24) tries to block Oregon sophomore guard Dominic Artis (1) as he goes up for the lay-up in the second half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

Oregon sophomore guard Damyean Dotson (21) tries to dribble through UCLA senior forward David Wear (12) in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)

The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

The Blue Man Group performs the national anthem before the start of the game. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

Oregon forward Elgin Cook (23) swats the ball away from UCLA guard Kyle Anderson (5) as he drives to the basket during the first half. The UCLA Bruins play the Oregon Ducks in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Michael Shaw/Emerald)

UCLA senior forward David Wear (12) falls down as Oregon redshirt senior forward Mike Moser (0) tries to shoot over him in the first half. The Oregon Ducks play the UCLA Bruins in the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on March 13, 2014. (Ryan Kang/Emerald)


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