Wooden Classic: UCLA vs. BYU and Long Beach State vs. St. Mary’s
WOODEN CLASSIC AT A GLANCE
Where: Honda Center.
Matchups: Long Beach State vs. St. Mary’s, 11:45 a.m.; UCLA vs. No. 16 Brigham Young, 2:30 p.m.
First game: St. Mary’s (8-2) is off to a strong start as it attempts to build on its Sweet 16 appearance from last season. Junior forward Rob Jones averages 14.9 points for the Gaels, whose only losses are to nationally ranked BYU and San Diego State. Long Beach State’s T.J. Robinson is among the nation’s leaders in rebounding (10.4 per game) and double-doubles (six). The junior forward is coming off a career game against North Carolina in which he scored 31 points for the 49ers (5-6) during a 96-91 loss.
Tickets: $10-$300. Call (714) 704-2920.
Parking: $15 (general) or $25 (preferred).