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Smith, Dawson lead CS Northridge over UC Santa Barbara

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kendall Smith had 17 points and six assists and Tavrion Dawson had 15 points and 13 rebounds to help Cal State Northridge beat UC Santa Barbara 77-55 on Saturday night. Darin Johnson had 16 points and Aaron Parks added 12 for the Matadors (11-13, 7-4 Big West), who led the rest of the way from Smith's jumper at 14-13 with 11:28 left in the first half. The Gauchos...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Men's Volleyball: 4/9: No. 7 UCSB Upsets No. 3 Stanford, 3-1

Matt Marsh and Henri Cherry talk about the Gauchos big win over the Cardinal
Via UC Santa Barbara Athletics
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gauchos Upset No. 24 Bulldogs 4-1

Via UC Santa Barbara Athletics
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Long Beach State vs. UC Santa Barbara: What we learned

Long Beach State and UC Santa Barbara has become one of the best rivalries the Big West has seen in recent years. The two teams met in the conference tournament championship three years in a row earlier in the decade. The rivalry was renewed Thursday night inside The Thunderdome on the campus of UCSB. Despite being without leading scorer and rebounder Alan Williams, UCSB came away...
Via Fox Sports West
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Big West Tournament: UCSB stunned; LBSU defeats CSUF in first round

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The month of March brings Madness and in Thursday's opening round of the Big West Championship Tournament, the first game of the day at the Honda Center left UC Santa Barbara a little more than mad. In what can only be described as a stunning upset, No. 2 seed UCSB was blown out 69-38 by rival Cal Poly, the No. 7 seed in Anaheim this week. It was quite possibly...
Via Fox Sports West
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Wasted’ UC Santa Barbara Gauchos fan storms court, confronts Hawaii coach (video)

In one of the more bizarre scenes of recent memory at a college basketball game — and that’s saying something — an unhinged UC Santa Barbara Gauchos fan ran on to the court during a stoppage in play, stormed across the hardwood and angrily confronted the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors coaching staff, specifically head coach Gib […]The post ‘Wasted’ UC Santa Barbara Gauchos fan...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UC-Santa Barbara fan runs on court, gets in Hawaii coach’s face

A weird scene occurred during the Hawaii-University of Cal Santa Barbara Thursday night when Hawaii coach Gib Arnold was given a technical foul midway through the first half.  Unprovoked, a UCSB fan run on to the floor in Arnold’s direction. He didn’t make it as you can see the Hawaii players push him away.  Why was he there?  Who knows?  Should he be allowed back into a...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Santa Barbara romps past UC Irvine, 80-60

Alan Williams pumped in 26 points as UC Santa Barbara romped past UC Irvine, 80-60 Thursday night. The Gauchos built a 10-point lead in the first half, then padded it down the stretch to pull even with the Anteaters atop the Big West Conference standings at 4-2. UC Santa Barbara started the game on a 13-0 run, capped by Zalmico Harmon's 3-pointer three minutes into the game. Williams...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Santa Barbara tops CS Northridge 79-69

Kyle Boswell scored 14 points and recorded a career-high eight assists as UC Santa Barbara beat Cal State Northridge 79-69 Saturday night. UCSB (11-5, 2-1 Big West) jumped out to a 15-5 lead just over 7 minutes into the game and, although the Matadors battled back into the game, they never fully recovered. The Gauchos took a 34-28 advantage into the break before Northridge opened...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alan Williams turning heads in Big West

It didn't take Alan Williams' father Cody long to see that his son did not exactly have the body type of a power forward like he did. The former Sooner basketball player had started his son young -- he was barely older than a toddler when he was teaching Alan and his brother footwork, shooting and even post play. He caught on quick and his father's instincts were correct: Williams...
Via Fox Sports West
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Santa Barbara rolls past Master's 81-52

Alan Williams scored 23 points and hauled in 12 rebounds as UC Santa Barbara coasted past Master's College of the NAIA 81-52 Saturday night. Nursing a one-point lead in the first half, the Gauchos (9-4) pulled away with a 21-2 surge, coasting into a 41-24 advantage at the break. Michael Bryson ignited the run with a 3-pointer and Kyle Boswell hit two of his own, with the second...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Santa Barbara beats Western Illinois 61-55

Alan Williams scored 22 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 61-55 victory over Western Illinois Saturday night. Williams went 6 of 11 from the field and 10 of 12 from the line. Michael Bryson scored 11 points for the Gauchos (7-4) and Eric Childress came off the bench to post 8. A close first half ended with Western Illinois holding a 29-24 advantage after...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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