January 1, 2007

Bruins Ring In New Year In Style

The top ranked UCLA Bruin basketball team looked the part on Sunday afternoon in front of a packed house at Pauley Pavilion, dismantling 14th ranked Washington 96-74 behind 27 points from junior guard Arron Afflalo.

Afflalo played his finest game in a UCLA uniform on this New Years Eve, knocking down 11 of his 15 shot attempts, while also distributing 8 assists and collecting five rebounds without turning the ball over in 33 minutes of action.

The 6-foot-5 shooting guard got himself going early by scoring 12 of his team's first 22, and set the tone of the entire ballgame with his trademark in-your-face defense.

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