UCLA suspends two top players tonight with Arizona Wildcats magic number at 1

UCLA will be shorthanded tonight in its attempt to keep the Pac-12 race alive.

Starters Kyle Anderson and Jordan Adams, two of the best players in the Pac-12, were suspended for one game for a violation of team rules, UCLA announced recently.

Arizona (26-2 overall and 13-2 in the Pac-12) can clinch at least a tie for the conference regular season title with a UCLA (10-4) loss against visiting Oregon.

The Wildcats, whose magic number is 1, will earn the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Pac-12 tournament with a victory or UCLA loss.

UCLA is 2 1/2 games behind Arizona with four games left against the Oregon schools at home and Washington schools on the road. Arizona has three games left against Stanford at home Sunday and at the Oregon schools next week.

Arizona has the head-to-head advantage, beating the Bruins at Pauley Pavilion in January.

The Wildcats have earned at least a share of the Pac-12 title 12 times. They won the title outright under Sean Miller in the 2010-11 season.

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