Loyola Marymount Stuns UCLA in Opener

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Loyola Marymount Coach Max Good recently joked that he had asked UCLA counterpart Ben Howland to send a second-level team to the opener to make it a fair fight.

It appeared as if Howland did.

The 17th-ranked Bruins seemed completely out of sorts during a 69-58 loss Friday night at the Sports Arena, their inside-out approach appearing more upside-down throughout a game in which they didn't have a coherent plan on offense and were equally bad on defense.

The Lions repeatedly beat UCLA off the...

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