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Good Reeves Nelson great for UCLA

Forward proves against No. 10 Arizona that as he goes, so go the Bruins

Updated: February 27, 2011, 2:09 AM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- As Reeves Nelson goes, so goes UCLA.

He's the emotional leader for the Bruins, an intense, tattooed human barometer whose energy level dictates that of the rest of the team.

He's the team's resident drill sergeant, constantly barking at teammates and even coaches during games.

When Nelson pays hard, the Bruins follow suit. When Nelson plays well, UCLA wins more often than not. When Nelson has energy, it fires up the team.

So it's no surprise UCLA played ...

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