ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -UCLA will play Mississippi State in the 16th annual John R. Wooden Classic on Dec. 12, the Bruins' seventh consecutive appearance in the doubleheader named for their former coach.
It will be the second meeting between the schools. UCLA won 86-67 in the 1995 NCAA tournament regional semifinals on its way to a record 11th national championship.
The Bruins are 9-3 in 12 Wooden Classic appearances.
Mississippi State played in the 2004 doubleheader, losing to Arizona 68-64.
The matchup for the second game will be announced later.

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