University of Washington

Huskies men’s basketball gameday: UCLA

Washington (8-4, 0-0 in Pac-12) vs. No. 25 UCLA (9-4, 0-0 in Pac-12)

8 p.m. Friday., Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle

TV: FOX Sports 1. Radio: 1000 AM/97.7 FM

All-time series: UCLA leads,96-40.

Projected starters (Statistics for 2015-16)


20 Bryce Alford, G (6-3, Jr.): 16.5 ppg, 5.5 apg

3 Aaron Holiday, G (6-1, Fr.): 10.2 ppg, 3.8 apg

10 Isaac Hamilton, G (6-5, Jr.): 15.3 ppg, 4.5 rpg

40 Thomas Welsh, F (7-0, So.): 12.8 ppg, 7.8 rpg

23 Tony Parker, F (6-9, Sr.): 13.8 ppg, 10.3 rpg


12 Andrew Andrews, G (6-2, RSr.): 19.7 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 4.3 apg

5 Dejounte Murray, G (6-4  1/2 , Fr.): 13.6 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 4.6 apg

4 Matisse Thybulle, G (6-5, Fr.): 5.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg

15 Noah Dickerson, F (6-8, Fr.): 7.8 ppg, 6.3 rpg

0 Marquese Chriss, F (6-9, Fr.): 12.4 ppg, 4.6 rpg

Scouting report: The Bruins have recovered well after a rocky start to the season. After losing to Monmouth in their opener and dropping consecutive games to Kansas and Wake Forest, UCLA has posted two impressive victories — at home over Kentucky and at Gonzaga — and has won six of its last seven. The Bruins’ only setback in that span was an 89-76 loss to North Carolina in Brooklyn. … UCLA’s scoring is about as balanced as possible — all five starters average in double figures, led by Bryce Alford (16.5 ppg), the son of head coach Steve Alford. The junior guard is shooting 38.5 percent from 3-point range and leads the team in assists. Thomas Welsh might be the biggest revelation — after a quiet freshman season, the 7-footer from Redondo Beach, California, has scored 20 or more points in three games this season, including 21 points in the win over Kentucky. Tony Parker, a 6-foot-9, 260-pound senior, averages a double-double and will be a challenge for the Huskies under the basket. Junior guard Isaac Hamilton (15.3 ppg) and freshman guard Aaron Holiday (10.2 ppg) — younger brother of former UW forward Justin Holiday — round out UCLA’s starting backcourt. … The Bruins don’t bring much off the bench. Jonah Bolden, a 6-foot-10 sophomore, leads the reserves in minutes played with 21.1 per game, and he averages 4.9 points and 5.1 rebounds. Freshman guard Prince Ali is UCLA’s top scorer off the bench. He averages 5.8 points in 13.1 minutes. … As a team, UCLA shoots 46.8 percent from the field, 36.1 percent from 3-point range and 67.2 percent from the free-throw line.