UCLA VS. UTAH
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Pauley Pavilion.
On the air: TV: ESPN2; Radio: 570.
Update: Of UCLA’s six remaining games, five are against teams in the top 40 of the Ratings Percentage Index (RPI). That means a strong finish could propel UCLA (14-11, 5-7 in the Pac-12 Conference) into the NCAA tournament despite a shaky start to the conference season. A win over Utah (19-7, 8-5) would provide a resume booster. The Utes are a game out of first place in the Pac-12 and have one of the best forwards in the conference, Jakob Poeltl, who averages 17.8 points and 8.8 rebounds per game.