Bellarmine Knights (0-4) vs. UCLA Bruins (4-0)
November 22, 2021 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: UCLA Bruins -19.5 / Bellarmine Knights +19.5 ; Over/Under: +145
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The UCLA Bruins and the Bellarmine Knights meet in college basketball action from T-Mobile Arena on Monday night.
The UCLA Bruins come into this game looking to build on a 98-63 win over North Florida in their last game. Johnny Juzang leads the Bruins in scoring with 21.5 PPG along with 4.5 RPG while Jules Bernard and Jaime Jaquez Jr. each have 18 PPG with Jaquez Jr. logging a team-high 7.5 RPG and Bernard putting up 5.3 RPG. Tyger Campbell also has 13 PPG with a team-high 4.8 APG this season. As a team, UCLA is averaging 94.8 PPG on 49.6% shooting from the field, 42.4% from three and 77% from the foul line while allowing 69.3 PPG on 43% shooting from the field and 42.3% shooting from three this season.
The Bellarmine Knights will look to bounce back from a 92-50 loss at the hands of Gonzaga last time out. Dylan Penn leads the Knights in scoring and assists with 14.8 PPG and 4.5 APG as Bellarmine’s lone double-digit scorer this season while CJ Fleming is second with 8.8 PPG and Juston Betz and Curt Hopf each hve a team-high 4 RPG as well this season. As a team, Bellarmine is averaging 60 PPG on 43.1% shooting from the field, 28.7% from three and 71.7% from the foul line while allowing 84.8 PPG on 50.2% shooting from the field and 36.7% from three this season.
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Give credit where it’s due, as the Knights schedule tough throughout the non-conference portion of the schedule and I think down the road, it’ll serve the Knights well. However, we’re not at that stage yet and this just feels like a spot where the Knights are overmatched by a far superior Bruins bunch. Give me UCLA laying the points here.