Scores

Final

UC Irvine 60

(13-9, 4-2 Big West)

UC Santa Barbara 80

(13-6, 4-2 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

    The Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California

    1 2 T
    UCI 24 3660
    UCSB 34 4680

    Top Performers

    UC Irvine: L. Nelson 26 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl

    UC Santa Barbara: A. Williams 26 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    UC Santa Barbara romps past UC Irvine, 80-60

    Associated Press

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- 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 with 10 of 17 from the field and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara (13-6, 4-2 Big West), which shot 49 percent from the field (24 of 49) and held a 41-33 edge on the boards. Taran Brown added 16 points and six boards for the Gauchos.

    Luke Nelson scored 26 points to lead UC Irvine (13-9, 4-2), hitting 6 of 15 from long range while the Anteaters struggled from the field, hitting just 20 of 56 shots (35.7 percent).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCI
    UCSB
    Points 60 80
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-29 (.310) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 24-33 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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