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March 13, 2000

No. 6 UCLA (19-11) vs. No. 11 Ball State (22-8)

Thursday at Minneapolis

UCLA AT A GLANCE

* Coach: Steve Lavin.

* Region: Midwest.

* Seeding: No. 6.

* Bid: At Large.

* Tournament record: 79-28, 35 appearances.

* Last NCAA appearance: 1999.

* Conference: Pacific 10.

* Top scorers: Jason Kapono 16.4; Jerome Moiso 12.9; JaRon Rush 12.5; Earl Watson 11.6; Dan Gadzuric 9.7.

* Top rebounders: Jerome Moiso 7.5; Dan Gadzuric 7.0; JaRon Rush 5.3; Jason Kapono 4.5; Earl Watson 4.1.

* Top assists: Earl Watson 5.4; Ryan Bailey 2.5.

* Three-point baskets: Jason Kapono 74; Earl Watson 34; Ray Young 27; Billy Knight 23.

* Last 10 games: 7-3.

BALL STATE AT A GLANCE

* Nickname: Cardinals.

* Coach: Ray McCallum.

* Region: Midwest.

* Seeding: No. 11.

* Bid: Mid-American champion.

* Tournament record: 3-6, six appearances.

* Last NCAA appearance: 1995.

* Conference: Mid-American.

* Top scorers: Duane Clemons 18.8; Theron Smith 12.4; Cedric Moodie 10.0.

* Top rebounders: Theron Smith 7.7; Josh Murray 6.9; Lonnie Jones 6.2.

* Top assists: Mickey Hosier 3.5; Duane Clemons 2.9; Patrick Jackson 2.0.

* Three-point baskets: Cedric Moodie 44; Mickey Hosier 44; Patrick Jackson 38; Theron Smith 30.

* Last 10 games: 9-1.

UCLA ROSTER

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NO. PLAYER POS HT WT YRS 5 Josh Murray F 6-7 215 So 11 Patrick Jackson G 5-10 157 So 12 Duane Clemens G 6-0 170 Sr 20 Mark Farris F 6-5 178 Fr 21 Theron Smith F 6-8 215 Fr 24 Mickey Hosier G 5-11 161 Sr 25 Brian Burns C 6-8 270 Jr 34 Shane Franks G 5-11 189 Sr 41 Cedric Moodie G 6-1 180 Jr 43 Rob Robbins G 6-4 205 Fr 44 Corey Harris F/C 6-8 227 So 45 Lonnie Jones C 6-11 205 So 50 David Galley F 6-5 181 So

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BALL STATE ROSTER

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NO. PLAYER POS HT WT YRS 0 Jerome Moiso F/C 6-10 235 So 3 Billy Knight G/F 6-5 210 So 4 JaRon Rush F 6-7 207 So 11 Todd Ramasar G/F 6-5 204 Jr 21 Ryan Bailey G 6-2 207 Jr 22 Rico Hines G 6-4 217 Jr 23 Matt Barnes F 6-7 230 So 24 Jason Kapono F 6-7 199 Fr 25 Earl Watson G 6-1 190 Jr 30 Sean Farnham F 6-6 218 Sr 34 Ray Young G 6-3 210 So 50 Dan Gadzuric C 6-11 248 So

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UCLA HISTORY

Overall Record: 79-28 (.738)

Final Four Appearances: 15 (1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1995)

NCAA Tournament Championships: 11 (1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1995)

1999--Fifth seed in South Regional. Lost to Detroit Mercy in first round, 56-53

1998--Sixth seed in South Regional. Defeated Miami, Fla., in first round, 65-62. Defeated Michigan in second round, 85-82. Lost to Kentucky in regional semifinal, 94-68.

1997--Second seed in Midwest Regional. Defeated Charleston Southern in first round, 109-75. Defeated Xavier, Ohio, in second round, 96-83. Defeated Iowa State in regional semifinal, 74-73 (2 OT). Lost to Minnesota in regional final, 80-72.

1996--Fourth seed in Southeast Regional. Lost to Princeton in first round, 43-41.

1995--First seed in West Regional. Defeated Florida International in first round, 92-56. Defeated Missouri in second round, 75-74. Defeated Mississippi State in regional semifinal, 78-67. Defeated Connecticut in regional final, 102-96. Defeated Oklahoma State in Final Four, 74-61. Defeated Arkansas in title game, 79-68.

1994--Fifth seed in Midwest Regional. Lost to Tulsa in first round, 112-102.

1993--Ninth seed in West Regional. Defeated Iowa State in first round, 81-70. Lost to Michigan in second round, 86-84 (OT).

1992--First seed in West Regional. Defeated Robert Morris in first round, 73-53. Defeated Louisville in second round, 85-69. Defeated New Mexico State in regional semifinal, 85-78. Lost to Indiana in regional final, 106-79.

1991--Fourth seed in East Regional. Lost to Penn State in first round, 74-69.

1990--Seventh seed in East Regional. Defeated UAB in first round, 68-56. Defeated Kansas in second round, 71-70. Lost to Duke in regional semifinal, 90-81.

1989--Seventh seed in Southeast Regional. Defeated Iowa State in first round, 84-74. Lost to North Carolina in second round, 88-81.

1987--Fourth seed in West Regional. Defeated Central Michigan in first round, 92-73. Lost to Wyoming in second round, 78-68.

1983--Second seed in West Regional. Lost to Utah in second round, 67-61.

1981--Third seed in East Regional. Lost to Brigham Young in second round, 78-55.

1980--Eighth seed in West Regional. Defeated Old Dominion in first round, 87-74. Defeated DePaul in second round, 77-71. Defeated Ohio State in regional semifinal, 72-68. Defeated Clemson in regional final, 85-74. Defeated Purdue in Final Four, 67-62. Lost to Louisville in title game, 59-54.

1979--First seed in West Regional. Defeated Pepperdine in second round, 76-71. Defeated San Francisco in regional semifinal, 99-81. Lost to DePaul in regional final, 95-91.

1978--West Regional. Defeated Kansas in first round, 83-76. Lost to Arkansas in regional semifinal, 74-70.

1977--West Regional. Defeated Louisville in first round, 87-79. Lost to Idaho State in regional semifinal, 76-75.

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