Northridge vs Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara 69, CS Northridge 61

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Orlando Johnson lived up to his status as the Big West Conference's leading scorer, getting 21 on Thursday night to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 69-61 victory over Cal State Northridge.

Johnson, who came in averaging 20.2 points per game, was 7 of 13 from the field, including 3 of 6 on 3-pointers. James Nunnally added 16 points for the Gauchos (9-6, 4-1 Big West), and Greg Somogyi pulled down 10 rebounds.

Stephan Hicks led the Matadors (5-11, 2-4) with 18 points off the bench, and Aqeel Quinn scored 12. Northridge shot just 33 percent from the field.

The Gauchos led by as many as 13 in the first half en route to a 31-22 halftime advantage. But Northridge scored the first 11 points of the second period to take a 33-31 lead. UCSB responded with a 26-7 run over the next 10 minutes to put the game away.

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Scoreboard
Northridge (5-11)223961
Santa Barbara (9-6) «313869

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Northridge Matadors
M. Lizarraga, F212-31-17125
F. Eteuati, F71-20-00012
A. Quinn, G215-101-311212
D. Potts, G141-32-23205
A. Guei, G130-50-00110
S. Hicks257-134-610118
J. Greene232-100-06324
S. Maxwell232-71-18005
A. Feldman210-30-01030
V. McGhee191-90-01313
J. Hayward-Mayhew91-50-01013
A. Jiles52-20-01004
Totals 24-729-1337111461
 33.3%69.2% 
Santa Barbara Gauchos
J. Nunnally, F326-93-564016
K. Hornbuckle, F273-70-02317
A. Williams, F203-52-27028
J. Serna, F173-51-13017
O. Johnson, G367-134-565121
K. Boswell242-80-01226
G. Somogyi162-40-010024
C. Peterson120-00-03130
N. Garth80-10-01100
T. Taylor80-10-01110
Totals 26-5310-1342171369
 49.1%76.9% 
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSFullerton10-617-15269
LBSU9-715-19213
Hawaii8-814-16299
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330
UCSB4-126-22324
 
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