LOS ANGELES (AP) Adem Bona scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead UCLA to a 78-58 win over Long Island on Wednesday night.

Aday Mara added 14 points and Jan Vide had 12. The trio of high scorers combined to shoot 20 28 as the Bruins (3-0) made 57% (30 of 53) of their shots despite missing all five of their 3-pointers.

Bona also had three steals and three blocks. Mara had four blocks and Vide had seven assists.

UCLA stretched an 18-point halftime lead to 30 before the midway point of the second half. Terell Strickland made three 3s and had 15 points and Eric Acker was 5-of-7 shooting for 14 points for the Sharks (0-3) in the second half.

Strickland and Acker finished with 18 points apiece for Long Island, which shot 35% and was outrebounded 41-20.

UCLA closed the first half on a 13-3 run to lead 35-17 at the break. Bona had 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting.

The Sharks shot just 22%, making 1 of 10 3-pointers.

The two previous meetings between the two schools, which they split, were in 1948 and 1950.

UCLA heads to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational beginning Monday. The tournament will be played in Honolulu because of the fires in Lahaina earlier this year.

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