UCLA shook off a disappointing loss Wednesday at last-place Washington State to secure the Pac-12 Conference regular-season title with a 61-54 victory over Washington on Saturday.
The Bruins (23-8, 13-5 in Pac-12 play), who won in Seattle for the first time since 2004, went into this weekend's play tied with Oregon for first place in the conference, but the Ducks (23-8, 12-6) were upset by Utah, 72-62, on Saturday.
“To go through all adversity we’ve gone through this season, to win it here is really special," Coach Ben Howland said.
Shabazz Muhammad scored 21 points, including 14 in the second half, on eight-of-17 shooting and had six rebounds to lead the Bruins. Jordan Adams contributed 17 points and four steals, Travis Wear had 10 points and Larry Drew II finished with seven points and six assists for UCLA, which shot only 39.7% (23 of 58) from the field.