Posted November 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
The crowd at the Barclays Center was keeping its eyes on the court as much as possible. The fans were all keeping an eye on Shabazz Muhammad. When would the heralded freshman from UCLA, who was cleared to play the NCAA just three days ago, enter a college game for the first time? For history's sake the 6-foot-6 lefty from Las Vegas entered the game against Georgetown with 14:12 left in the first half. He hit his jumper and then missed his next four shots. He finished with 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting - 2 of 4 from 3-point range - and the 11th-ranked Bruins lost 78-70 to Georgetown on Monday night in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic. ''It was really exciting to get down to the court for the first time,'' Muhammad said. ''I just finally was getting the jitters out and playing college basketball for the first time and hopefully I'll get better. I think a lot better. I didn't do a lot well tonight.'' Otto Porter Jr., a sophomore returning after misssing most of the...
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