Nelson's return easy on the eyes

For struggling UCLA, there's no better sight than seeing the freshman back on the court

Updated: March 11, 2010, 9:56 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Reeves Nelson didn't think he would be on the court for the Pacific-10 Conference tournament. He had promised his grandmother he wouldn't and had told his teammates he couldn't.

Yet there he was, foggy goggles and all, elbowing his way to the basket, fighting for loose balls and leading UCLA to a 75-69 win over Arizona. Nelson, who scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, not only kept the Bruins' season alive but ended the Wildcats' run of 25 consecutive trips ...

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