Santa Barbara vs Cal Poly

UC Santa Barbara 58, Cal Poly 57


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) - Orlando Johnson sank the game-winning 3-pointer with 5 seconds left as UC Santa Barbara edged Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 58-57 in a Big West opener Monday night.

Alan Williams had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Gauchos (6-5), who made Bob Williams the winningest coach in school history with his 223rd victory. James Nunnally, Nate Garth and Johnson added 12 points apiece.

Will Taylor led the Mustangs (9-5) with 17 points and 11 rebounds for his fourth double-double. Fermin Amaurys scored 11.

Garth's 3-pointer gave the Gauchos their largest lead at 40-27 with 15:19 left. But the Mustangs nudged ahead 56-55 on David Hanson's layup with 1:41 to go.

UC Santa Barbara missed its next three shots and Cal Poly misfired on three foul shots before Drake U'u made a free throw to put the Mustangs up 57-55 with 18 seconds left.

Then Johnson hit his clutch 3-pointer.

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Cal Poly (9-5)223557

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Santa Barbara Gauchos
J. Nunnally, F324-103-452112
G. Somogyi, C141-20-02032
O. Johnson, G384-141-243112
K. Boswell, G261-30-00323
C. Peterson, G40-10-01000
A. Williams295-73-6102313
J. Serna261-30-07342
N. Garth174-41-211012
K. Hornbuckle101-30-00022
T. Taylor40-10-01000
Totals 21-488-1434141658
Cal Poly Mustangs
D. Hanson, F323-103-43119
W. Taylor, F316-145-8111217
A. Fermin, G395-140-022111
D. U'u, G282-43-64237
D. Royer, G231-40-03103
J. Johnson142-30-23206
C. Eversley110-22-41012
W. Donahue91-20-01122
J. Lewis60-00-00130
M. Love40-00-02000
K. Odister30-00-01100
Totals 20-5313-2436121357
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine12-421-15133
UC Davis11-523-13166
CSNorthridge 7-911-19313
Cal Poly6-1011-20296
UC Riverside5-117-21330
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