Here are the keys to victory for UCLA when they travel to Sam Boyd Stadium to face the Rebels on Saturday.
1. Don’t Get Hurt –
The Bruins are still smarting from losing “Chesseburger”
for the season in an otherwise glorious opening game against Virginia. With tougher opponents on the horizen (BYU, Arizona, ASU and Stanford), getting out of the desert healthy should be a priority for UCLA. With that in mind, the Bruins should …
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2. Not Screw Around Early – This is the Rebels home opener on a snazzy new field with a snazzy new local legend coach. UNLV came out with their hair on fire against a good (for the MAC) Northern Illinois team on the road and took a 17-3 lead. That’s probably not going to happen this week, but if the Bruins are sluggish and let them hang around (kind of like Memphis last year) there could be issues. Don’t keep the starters in any longer than necessary so that (remember Key #1) the Bruins…
3. Don’t Get Hurt – C’mon. UCLA is a 30 point favorite. Take care of buisness please so we can all have a nice time in Sin City.