Santa Barbara vs Long Beach State

Long Beach St. 70, UC Santa Barbara 58


LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Casper Ware scored 16 points and Long Beach State clinched a share of the Big West regular-season title with a 70-58 victory over UC Santa Barbara Wednesday night.

Eugene Phelps and James Ennis had 14 points each for Long Beach State. The 49ers (20-7, 13-0), the defending Big West champions, will be the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament that begins March 8 in Anaheim, Calif.

Long Beach State had a 12-game winning streak snapped Saturday at Creighton.

Orlando Johnson led the Gauchos (15-9, 9-4) with 20 points. James Nunnally had 13 points and 12 rebounds for UCSB.

Long Beach State coach Dan Monson won his 250th game in a 15-year career. He also coached at Gonzaga and Minnesota.

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Santa Barbara Gauchos
J. Serna, F200-11-25051
A. Williams, F203-90-59136
O. Johnson, G378-163-472020
J. Nunnally, G354-134-4121213
T. Taylor, G140-10-00100
K. Boswell202-45-602111
G. Somogyi163-51-44127
N. Garth150-40-01220
C. Peterson120-30-03030
K. Hornbuckle60-00-01110
L. Thomas50-00-01000
Totals 20-5614-2547111958
Long Beach State 49ers
E. Phelps, F336-142-564214
T. Robinson, F273-61-25137
L. Anderson, G333-101-25117
C. Ware, G336-131-222216
J. Ennis, G314-84-672314
M. Caffey201-21-24323
E. Dervisevic184-71-13029
P. Pappageorge20-00-01000
C. Jackson10-10-00000
S. Starkey10-00-00000
M. Vantrimpont10-00-00000
Totals 27-6111-2034131570
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine13-328-1075
UC Davis6-911-18281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236
Other games
Temple 80 Final
La Salle 79
NCCEN 56 Final
Indiana 75
W Virg 44 Final
ND 71
S Florida 48 Final
Syracuse 56
RUT 65 Final
MU 82
Wich St 68 Final
Illinois St 55
Mich St 66 Final
Minn 61
Kansas 66 Final
Tx A&M 58
Boise St 58 Final
Wyoming 58 Final