Here are some stats, courtesy of UCLA, about the men’s basketball team:
UCLA BASKETBALL NOTES
UCLA’s 75.5 scoring average is the highest in Ben Howland’s six seasons and the highest since 2000-01 (79.5). It is also 50th nationally entering the Sweet 16.
UCLA’s 49.0 field goal percentage is the highest of the Ben Howland Era and the highest since 1997-98 (also 49.0). It is also third nationally entering the Sweet 16.
UCLA’s 39.9 three-point field goal percentage is the highest in Howland’s six seasons and the highest since 1991-92 (also 39.9). It is also 12th nationally entering the Sweet 16.
UCLA is ranked 13th nationally in scoring margin (11.5) and 27th nationally in assist/turnover ratio (+1.23) entering the Sweet 16.
Opponents’ 64.0 scoring average is the highest since 2004-05 (71.7), Howland’s second season.
Opponents’ 44.5 field goal percentage is also the highest since 2004-05 (44.6).
Opponents’ 36.1 three-point field goal percentage is the highest since 2002-03 (36.7), prior to Howland’s arrival.
Darren Collison currently ranks fourth nationally in free throw percentage (89.7). He finished his career ranked 16th in career scoring (1,639), tied for first in career games (142), fourth in career three-point field goal percentage (.435), sixth in career three point field goals (164), third in career free throw percentage (.851), second in career steals (231) and fifth in career assists (577). His 89.7 free throw percentage this season ranks fourth on UCLA’s season list.
Josh Shipp concluded his career ranked 12th in career scoring (1,734), third in career three point field goals (198), tied for sixth in career steals (179) and third in career games (140).
Alfred Aboya concluded his career tied for first in career games (142).
Michael Roll enters his senior year ranked fifth in career three-point field goal percentage (.412) and 10th in career three-point field goals (129). His 51.5 three-point field goal percentage this season ranks second on UCLA’s season list.