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The Wear twins combined to run off nine straight points and extend the Bruins' lead to 72-55 as they ended the game on a 23-7 run.
Shortly before the game, UCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero said the NCAA had ruled Muhammad ineligible for violating amateurism rules. The NCAA gave no timetable for Muhammad's ineligibility and Guerrero said only that he is "ineligible at this time."
"We are extremely disappointed that the NCAA has made this determination," Guerrero said, adding that UCLA believes "the decision is incorrect and unjust to Shabazz."
He said the school will pursue its options to challenge the ruling.
The NCAA said that Muhammad accepted travel and lodging during three unofficial visits to two NCAA member schools. He chose UCLA over Kentucky and Duke last spring.
Muhammad tweeted, "Cool shirts some fans made and will wear tonight if I don't play in the game!!!!" Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea played the national anthem wearing a "Free Shabazz Muhammad" T-shirt, a sentiment echoed on signs held up by fans.
Former Bruins stars Reggie Miller, Marques Johnson, Ed O'Bannon, Rod Foster, Don McLean and Lucius Allen, who scored the first points when Pauley opened in 1965, were introduced in a pre-game ceremony. A video highlighted historic moments in the arena's history with comments from Wooden.
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