Shabazz Muhammad grabbed a defensive rebound, got fouled and made both free throws with 9 seconds remaining, helping UCLA hang on for a 74-69 victory over No. 11 Arizona on Saturday night that moved the Bruins into a first-place tie with idle Oregon in the Pac-12.
The star freshman finished with 18 points as UCLA fans chanted ''One more year'' in reference to Muhammad's likely early departure for the NBA draft.
Kyle Anderson added 17 points, Larry Drew II had 14 points and nine assists in the senior's final home game for the Bruins, and David Wear had nine points and 10 rebounds.
Grant Jerrett hit four 3-pointers in scoring 14 points, Mark Lyons added 13, and Kevin Parrom 11 for the Wildcats (23-6, 11-6 Pac-12), who committed 16 turnovers in coach Sean Miller's 300th career game. He is 212-88 overall and 92-41 in nine seasons in the desert. The Wildcats dropped the season series, having lost 84-73 in Tucson in January.
UCLA (22-7, 12-4) took control with a 15-5 run to open the s...