The No. 2 seed UCLA Bruins (30-5) take on the No. 7 seed Northwestern Wildcats (22-11) with a Sweet 16 spot in the West Region of the bracket up for grabs on Saturday at Golden 1 Center.

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UCLA vs. Northwestern Game Info

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UCLA Stats Insights

  • The Bruins make 46% of their shots from the field this season, which is 4.9 percentage points higher than the Wildcats have allowed to their opponents (41.1%).
  • In games UCLA shoots better than 41.1% from the field, it is 22-1 overall.
  • The Bruins are the 120th ranked rebounding team in the nation, the Wildcats rank 157th.
  • The Bruins put up 11.7 more points per game (74.3) than the Wildcats give up (62.6).
  • When UCLA scores more than 62.6 points, it is 24-3.

Northwestern Stats Insights

  • This season, Northwestern has a 16-4 record in games the team collectively shoots higher than 40.6% from the field.
  • The Bruins are the rebounding team in the country, the Wildcats rank 140th.
  • The Wildcats score an average of 67.9 points per game, 7.8 more points than the 60.1 the Bruins allow to opponents.
  • Northwestern has a 20-6 record when giving up fewer than 74.3 points.

UCLA Home & Away Comparison

  • Offensively UCLA has played better when playing at home this season, averaging 77.8 points per game, compared to 69.8 per game on the road.
  • In home games, the Bruins are giving up 3.9 fewer points per game (57.5) than away from home (61.4).
  • When it comes to total threes made, UCLA has fared better in home games this season, draining 6.6 per game, compared to 5.7 in away games. Meanwhile, it has produced a 33.9% three-point percentage in home games and a 37.1% mark in away games.

Northwestern Home & Away Comparison

  • Northwestern is putting up fewer points at home (68.2 per game) than away (69.5).
  • In 2022-23 the Wildcats are giving up 8.1 fewer points per game at home (60.3) than away (68.4).
  • Northwestern makes more 3-pointers at home (8.1 per game) than away (7.8). But it has a lower 3-point percentage at home (32.4%) than on the road (34.1%).

UCLA Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/10/2023 Oregon W 75-56 T-Mobile Arena
3/11/2023 Arizona L 61-59 T-Mobile Arena
3/16/2023 UNC Asheville W 86-53 Golden 1 Center
3/18/2023 Northwestern - Golden 1 Center

Northwestern Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
3/5/2023 @ Rutgers W 65-53 Jersey Mike's Arena
3/10/2023 Penn State L 67-65 United Center
3/16/2023 Boise State W 75-67 Golden 1 Center
3/18/2023 UCLA - Golden 1 Center