Youngstown Can't Stop Love, UCLA 83-52

Other b-ball winners include Ohio State, Oregon, Marquette
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 13, 2007 4:13 AM CST
UCLA's Russell Westbrook (0) dunks for two in the second half of their college basketball game against Youngstown State at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, Monday, Nov. 12, 2007 in Los Angeles. UCLA won 83-52....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Second-ranked UCLA performed as expected last night, handily defeating Youngstown State 83-52, reports AP. The 2-0 Bruins enjoyed a second standout game from freshman center Kevin Love, who put up 21 points and nine rebounds. Fellow big man Lorenzo Mata-Real had 14 each of points and boards. In other college basketball action:

  • Ohio State broke out the zone defense for its 91-68 trouncing of Wisconsin-Green Bay in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.
  • Malik Hairston sank a career-high 29 points for Oregon in a 97-88 win over Western Michigan in the World Vision Invitational.
  • No. 11 Marquette struggled to subdue unranked Utah Valley State, 66-55.