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Trojans fall short 78-75 against the top-seeded Huskies in the quarterfinals and will miss the NCAA tournament for the second year in a row, with even the NIT considered a long shot.
The freshman guard known affectionately by teammates as "Sniper" was leading the Pac-12 in 3-point shooting percentage before suffering the season-ending injury in the final minute of UCLA's first postseason game.
Hands had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping the seventh-seeded Bruins hold off the 10th-seeded Cardinal 79-72 on Wednesday night. UCLA next faces No. 2 seed Arizona State in a quarterfinal Thursday at 6 p.m.