FantasySP / CBB / Aaron Holiday FantasySP / CBB / Aaron Holiday Copyright 2018 5142933 <![CDATA[Holiday scores 29 as UCLA beats Oregon 86-78 in OT]]> Aaron Holiday scored 29 points and Kris Wilkes added 19 to lead UCLA to an 86-78 overtime victory over Oregon in a Pac-12 Conference game Saturday night.

In the extra period, Holiday completed a 3-point play to give UCLA 77-73 lead with three minutes left. Gyorgy Goloman added a free throw and Thomas Welsh drilled a 3-pointer to make it 81-73 a minute later. The Ducks cut it to 81-78 but Wilkes, Holiday and Prince Ali made five free throws in the final minute to seal it.

Holiday shot 9 of 13 from the field and scored 20-plus points for the 14th time this season. The junior guard is currently fourth in scoring (19.0 per game) in the Pac 12 this season. Wilkes set a career-high with five 3-pointers]]> 5142933 Sun, 18 Feb 2018 1:52:01 EDT The Dagger
<![CDATA[Welch, Holiday lead UCLA past Oregon State 75-68]]> Aaron Holiday had 17 points and 10 assists to lead UCLA to a 75-68 victory over Oregon State on Thursday night.

UCLA (18-8, 9-5 Pac-12) remained tied for second in the conference with USC with the win, despite going just 4 of 21 on its 3-point attempts (19 percent) and 23 of 37 from the free-throw line (62 percent).

Alfred Hollins led Oregon State (13-12, 5-8) with 24 points. Stephen Thompson Jr. had 13 points. The Bruins held Beavers' leading scorer Tres Tinkle to 4-of-7 shooting and 11 points to snap Oregon State's two-game winning streak]]> 5141789 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 1:52:01 EDT The Dagger
<![CDATA[UCLA strengthens NCAA bid with win over No. 13 Arizona]]>
They seem to be turning a corner at just the right time.

UCLA played one of its best all-around games of the season Thursday night, picking up a resume-boosting win by beating No. 13 Arizona 82-74 at one college basketball's most difficult road venues.

''It's huge,'' said UCLA guard Aaron Holiday, who had 17 points and eight assists against the Wildcats. ''We're obviously fighting for our spot in the NCAA Tournament and it's just a big win for us in that aspect.']]> 5137764 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:39:01 EDT The Dagger
<![CDATA[UCLA shoots past No. 13 Arizona 82-74]]> Aaron Holiday scored 17 points, Gyorgy Golomon added a career-high 16 and UCLA shot its way past No. 13 Arizona, 82-74 on Thursday night.

UCLA (17-7, 8-4 Pac-12) attacked the Wildcats from the opening tip, repeatedly getting to the rim, opening up shots at the perimeter. The Bruins shot 52 percent from the floor and were 11 of 24 from the 3-point arc to win for the third time in their past five games at McKale Center.

Holiday added eight assists, and Thomas Welsh finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds]]> 5137335 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 0:13:02 EDT The Dagger