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UCLA basketball roster

November 08, 2011

UCLA BASKETBALL ROSTER

STARTERS

No./Name/Year/Pos./Ht./Wt./Ppg./Rpg./Apg./Comment

34/Joshua Smith/So./C/6-10/315/10.9/6.3/0.6/ Coach Ben Howland says he wants Smith to be nation's most dominant big. Oh, that's all?

22/Reeves Nelson/Jr./F/6-8/235/13.9/9.1/1.6/Illustrated man could get ink from national media for more than his tattoos.

12/David Wear/So./F/6-10/225/2.9*/1.7*/0.4*/North Carolina transfer baffles science as world's tallest small forward.

1/Tyler Lamb/So./G/6-3/200/2.6/1.0/0.9/New perimeter defensive specialist must improve his three-point accuracy.

11/Lazeric Jones/Sr./G/6-1/187/9.1/2.1/3.6/If inside-out game goes as planned, point guard should rival Purina Mills as feed expert.

RESERVES

No./Name/Year/Pos./Ht./Wt./Ppg./Rpg./Apg./Comment

0/Anthony Stover/So./C/6-10/235/0.7/1.5/0.0/Primary backup center will sit out at least a handful of games because of shoulder injury.

24/Travis Wear/So./F/6-10/220/3.5*/2.2*/0.2*/How to tell identical twins apart: Travis has slightly shorter hair.

21/De'End Parker/Jr./F/6-6/215/-/-/-/If versatile swingman works out like Lazeric Jones, he won't be De'End of UCLA taking JC transfers.

4/Norman Powell/Fr./G/6-3/200/--/--/--/The freshman-15 could be his playing time per game unless he matures quickly.

5/Jerime Anderson/Sr./G/6-2/183/5.1/1.7/2.6/Troubled point guard aspires to follow worst summer with best season.

20/Brendan Lane/Jr./F/6-9/223/3.0/3.1/0.4/Nearly forgotten big man could be lost in the trees with addition of Wear twins.

10/Larry Drew II/Sr./G/6-2/180/4.4**/2.3**/3.9**/Transfer should probably stay off Conga Room stage while sitting out season.

30/Khalid McCaskill/Fr./G/6-5/185/--/--/--/Harlem native will be perfect tour guide during Bruins' February trip to St. John's.

3/Nick Kazemi/Fr./G/6-2/175/--/--/--/Probably thrilled to be on roster with Lazeric Jones, former teammate of hero Derrick Rose.

23/David Brown/Fr./G/6-3/185/--/--/--/Walk-on guard ensures quota of Santa Ana Mater Dei High players is safely met.

13/Matt DeMarcus/Sr./G/6-3/203/0.0/0.0/0.0/Played in three games last season; that's three more than his first two seasons.

2/Kenny Jones/Sr./G/6-0/190/0.0/0.0/0.0/Walk-on can take solace in not being part of reserves' meltdown against Oregon State.

44/Tyler Trapani/Sr./G/6-0/190/0.7/0.3/0.0/Who's going to get John Wooden's great-grandson the ball now that Jack Haley has left team?

*Statistics compiled at North Carolina during 2009-10 season.

**Statistics compiled at North Carolina during 2010-11 season.

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