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How to Watch UC Berkeley at UCLA: Game Time, TV Schedule, Radio and More
With Utah unable to field a team, the Bruins will host UC Berkeley at the Rose Bowl tomorrow morning.
Yesterday, the Pac-12 canceled tonight’s scheduled UCLA football game against the Utah Utes due to the fact that the Utes are continuing to have issues fielding a team with the minimum number of scholarship players. Soon thereafter, the conference decided to have UC Berkeley, whose game against Arizona State was also canceled, play the Bruins on Sunday.
So, we’re going to cover the UC Berkeley game the best we can here at The Mighty Bruin. And, with that in mind, we will kickoff our coverage of this weekend’s game against the Golden Bears by going backwards. Usually, our weekly How to Watch article is one of the last articles we publish either the day before or the day of a UCLA game. Given yesterday’s news and the short time window between the announcement and the game itself, we’re making this one of our first articles.
Let’s look at the keys to tomorrow’s game.
Keys to the Game
The keys to last Saturday’s game against Colorado proved to be so correct that they are back again this week.
Four turnovers in the first half sealed the deal last week in Boulder. In a game featuring a pair of teams which basically had very little chance to prepare for the other, turnovers will go a long way to determining who wins.
Last week, the Bruins were -4 in turnovers. If the Bruins want to win, they need to find a way to stop giving the other team the ball, especially deep in their own territory and they need to find a way to start taking the ball away from the opposing offense.
2. Dorian Thompson-Robinson.
I don’t know if DTR’s two turnovers in the first half were opening game jitters or if they were a continuation of the quarterback’s inability to protect the football. His performance in the second half might make people think it was opening game jitters, though Bruin fans who have watched Thompson-Robinson’s first two seasons might think it was the latter. Either way, DTR needs to stop putting the football in the hands of the opposing team.
The only reason the defense escaped more scrutiny after last week’s game against the Buffaloes is because the offense turned over the ball four times in the first twenty-one minutes. Without those turnovers, the performance of the defense would have been questioned more.
The defense needs to focus on basic tackling. The Bruins had serious issues with this last week and they need to get better at it fast. But, of course, we’ve said that for a while now under Azzinaro and it isn’t likely to happen as long as Jerry Azzinaro remains defensive coordinator.
They also need to find a way to start turning the ball over after failing to do so last week.
How To Watch, Listen, Stream and More
Sunday, November 15, 2020, 9:00 am PT
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
Fox Sports 1 with Aaron Goldsmith and Brady Quinn
570 AM in Los Angeles with Josh Lewin, Matt Stevens and Wayne Cook
Satellite Radio: Sirius XM Channel 84 (UCLA Call)
And, of course, The Mighty Bruin Game Thread!!!
FoxSports.com and the Fox Sports app
While we normally offer rebroadcast information, at this time there is no rebroadcast information available for this week’s game.
Go Bruins!! Beat UC Berkeley!!