Tip-insGonzaga: The Bulldogs played their third straight Pac-12 opponent, having lost to ranked Arizona and beaten Washington State. … They will host UCLA next December as part of the home-and-home series. UCLA: Coach Steve Alford was denied his 500th victory. He fell to 499-247. … Tony Parker was the only starter not in double figures. He finished with five points, nine rebounds and four fouls. … The Bruins’ 27 points tied a season low in the first half. … UCLA alum Jimmy Connors sat next to baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield, while former UCLA star Jamaal Wilkes was courtside near “Twilight” actor Taylor Lautner.
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