The freshman -- playing in his second contest since returning from a three-game suspension for accepting impermissible benefits -- connected on 6-of-12 shots for the Bruins (4-1).
Muhammad also drained 8-for-11 free-throw attempts and Travis Wear added 10 points and seven boards as UCLA rebounded from Monday's semifinals loss to Georgetown.
The Bulldogs (1-4) got 16 points and nine rebounds from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in their fourth straight setback.
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