Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 12/27/11
All coaches expect adversity during the course of a season, and welcome it as well. However through 12 games, the 2011-12 season, UCLAs Ben Howland has had enough. Wed like to get rid of the adversity, said Howland. Weve had our fair share. However, theres more. During Tuesday nights practice, UCLAs starting point guard, Zeek Jones, sprained his left ankle after coming down on a teammates foot. The same thing happened for Norman Powell on a separate play. Both players are in a walking boot and did not participate in team shooting Wednesday morning. They are listed as questionable for the Bruins (7-5) Pac-12 opener at Stanford (10-2) on Thursday. Jones leads the team in scoring (13.3 ppg), assists (3.8 apg), and steals (2.1 spg). Powell is two games removed from a career night, when he scored 19 points off of the bench in the win against UC Irvine. Jones has started all 12 game for UCLA this season and Powell has appeared in every game off of the bench. If neither player ca...
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