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Long Beach State vs. UCLA 11/30/2020 College Basketball Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Long Beach State takes on UCLA on 11/30/2020 at 9:30PM.

Long Beach State and UCLA face off in an regular season game for both teams as every game in this shortened College Basketball season with limited or no fans in attendance means more. Long Beach State has a record of )-) this season. UCLA is 1-1 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

The Long Beach State Roster

The Players to Watch for Long Beach State

Isaiah Washington 6-1 195.0 Guard

Isaiah Washington sported a 16.7 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Isaiah Washington had a -0.1 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Isaiah Washington attempted 0.417% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.331% of his three point shots fired this season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.461% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. An aggressive defender who is among the best at successfully forcing live ball turnovers in every which way. He learned the Art of the Steal.

Colin Slater 6-1 190.0 Guard

Colin Slater sported a 10.8 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Colin Slater sported a -3.7 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Colin Slater attempted 0.341% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.378% of his three point shots fired this season. He is considered an above-average three point shooter and a threat who must be contained on the perimeter. Colin Slater shot 0.402% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Colin Slater was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Colin Slater opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Chance Hunter 6-6 190.0 Guard

Chance Hunter sported a 17.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign last season. Consider that he was one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. Chance Hunter had a -0.9 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was an average contributor as far as his impact. He is not a major drag nor is he a major positive. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Chance Hunter last season had 0.382% of his shots attempted from 3 point range Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.417% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.476% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Chance Hunter opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Michael Carter III 6-5 175.0 Guard

Michael Carter III had a 15.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. In the grand scheme of things, he was an average College Basketball player last season as far as his contributions are concerned. Michael Carter III sported a -2.6 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. Few teams have a player like him to take on that much of the workload.

Offensive Breakdown

Michael Carter III attempted 0.391% of his shots from three point range. Last season, he did not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Michael Carter III shot 0.31% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. Michael Carter III shot 0.449% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

Last season, when shots were missed, Michael Carter III was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Michael Carter III opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Drew Cobb 6-4 205.0 Guard

Drew Cobb sported a 9.2 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Drew Cobb sported a -2.9 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Drew Cobb attempted 0.168% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Drew Cobb shot 0.263% from long range last season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.489% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score was not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Jordan Roberts 6-9 200.0 Guard

Jordan Roberts had a 8.1 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Jordan Roberts had a -5.0 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Jordan Roberts last season had 0.107% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made 0.188% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. He made 0.388% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Jordan Roberts opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Jordan Roberts is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Romelle Mansel 6-9 230.0 Forward

Romelle Mansel sported a 7.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Romelle Mansel had a -5.1 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Romelle Mansel last season had 0.109% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made 0.154% of his three point shots fired this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Romelle Mansel shot 0.472% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. His inability to prevent himself from committing turnovers is a massive liability for his team.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. Watch out on the passing lanes, he will use his length and athleticism to force turnovers. He may even pick your pocket, opponents should be wary.

Max de Geest 6-3 185.0 Guard

Max de Geest had a 8.3 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Max de Geest had a -3.7 Box Score Plus/Minus impact last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. He was not a very active participant on the floor. He may even be considered just a screener or a warm body out there.

Offensive Breakdown

Max de Geest attempted 0.735% of his shots from three point range. It makes very little sense to give him space on the perimeter, opponents should be getting in his face. Max de Geest shot 0.333% from long range last season. Last season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.308% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

Last season, when shots were missed, Max de Geest was certainly not there to help his team get a second chance opportunity.His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is a turnover prone player and he is a target for defenses. Playing more physical against him or making sure to jump his passes may be a good idea.

Defensive Breakdown

When you are defensive sink like Max de Geest opponents will try to find a way to exploit it on the offensive end. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Trever Irish 7-0 230.0 Center

Trever Irish sported a 10.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) last season. Last season, he was a bit of a non-factor on the floor. The hope is that this season he can improve and show what he can do. Trever Irish sported a -3.5 Box Score Plus/Minus last season. He was dragging his team down with his play last season. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Trever Irish attempted 0.0% of his shots from three point range. He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. He made nan% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.425% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. He is not efficient in his scoring attempts regardless of where it takes place.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

An average defensive player making an average impact for his team. We shall see if there is more to this. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Trever Irish is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

The UCLA Roster

The Players to Watch for UCLA

Jaime Jaquez Jr. 6-6 215.0 Guard

Jaime Jaquez Jr. sports a 14.9 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Jaime Jaquez Jr. this season has 0.522% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Jaime Jaquez Jr. shot 0.333% from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.636% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is a solid finisher at the rim and his shot selection is generally strong inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. His ability to distribute the ball to his teammates is on-par with others in College Basketball. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Jaime Jaquez Jr. has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Tyger Campbell 5-11 180.0 Guard

Tyger Campbell has a 13.0 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Tyger Campbell attempted 0.5% of his shots from three point range. He is considered one of the more frequent three point shooters in the conference. Tyger Campbell shot 0.214% from long range this season. This season, he would be considered an average three point shooter. He made 0.571% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Tyger Campbell has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He does not put an effort to attacking the glass and pulling down rebounds. He is not a shot blocker. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Chris Smith 6-9 215.0 Guard

Chris Smith has a 19.4 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Chris Smith this season has 0.292% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. He made 0.571% of his three point shots fired this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. Chris Smith shot 0.412% inside the perimeter. He is very inefficient inside the perimeter taking long jump shots and not showing an ability to finish at the rim. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

His ability to crash the boards on the offensive end is average.He is one of the best at creating scoring opportunities for his teammates. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Chris Smith has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is a leader in his conference as a defensive rebounder. His ability to block shots is generally unimportant, it is not an important part of his defensive game. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Jules Bernard 6-6 205.0 Guard

Jules Bernard sports a 15.5 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. In the grand scheme of things, he is an average College Basketball player this season as far as his contributions are concerned. His participation rate is average on the floor, he is not expected to carry the load in any way.

Offensive Breakdown

Jules Bernard this season has 0.353% of his shots attempted from 3 point range This season, he does not stand out as a player who attempted a lot of shots from downtown. Jules Bernard shot 0.167% from long range this season. He comes into this season viewed as a poor three point shooter. Jules Bernard shot 0.545% inside the perimeter. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. His ability to score is not necessarily anything to behold and amassing points in his case is a matter of volume rather than efficiency.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is not known for his ability to distribute the ball to his teammates. He is among the best in the country at not turning the ball over.

Defensive Breakdown

Jules Bernard has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. He is an average defensive rebounder who is serviceable in his role. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. A capable enough defender to be disruptive, but Jules Bernard is inconsistent in his efforts to get steals.

Cody Riley 6-9 250.0 Forward

Cody Riley sports a 19.6 Player Efficiency Rate (PER) this season. There is potential for much more this season than his campaign this season. Consider that he is one of the better players in the conference and he can mean much more. He is considered one of the key players on the floor when he is out there playing.

Offensive Breakdown

Cody Riley this season has 0.0% of his shots attempted from 3 point range He is not considered a frequent shooter from three point range. Cody Riley shot nan% from long range this season. He is a sharpshooter from long range and his ability to shoot three point shots must be respected. He made 0.571% of his two point shots attempted this season. He is not a remarkable scorer inside the perimeter. When he puts up a shot, there is meaning to it. It is of great consequence and he is able to score.

You can expect him to crash the boards on a consistent basis on the offensive end, his success is better than most. He is a stronger distributor than most that is for sure, but he is not among the elite. He is an average player when it comes to his ability to avoid committing turnovers.

Defensive Breakdown

Cody Riley has shown that he may be an elite defensive player going into this season and the expectation is that it should not change. Windex has found their new pitchman and his abilities on the defensive glass certainly warrant such a Dick Vitale-ism. A strong shot-blocker who must be accounted for by opponents looking to attack the basket or post up on him. He is also not very adept at being defensively disruptive and forcing live ball turnovers.

Long Beach State vs. UCLA Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Long Beach State 59 UCLA 88

Spread Pick: UCLA -17.5 -109 Pinnacle Sports
Total Pick: Over 142 -116 Bookmaker