Pacific vs Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara 72, Pacific 52


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - UC Santa Barbara got 15 points from its season scoring leader, Orlando Johnson, and took its first step toward winning a third straight Big West title with a 72-52 victory over Pacific on Thursday in the opening round of the conference tournament at the Honda Center.

The third-seeded Gauchos (19-9) advance to the Big West semifinals Friday against No. 4 seed Cal Poly, which defeated UC Riverside 66-54 Thursday. Sixth-seeded Pacific finished 11-19.

Johnson, a senior guard who was named to the all-conference first team for the third straight season, hit a pair of 3-pointers and had four steals. Kyle Boswell scored 12 points off the bench.

Lorenzo McCloud led Pacific with 14 points, including four 3-pointers.

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Pacific Tigers
T. Fulton, F273-131-26527
T. Harris, F120-20-01000
K. Kelley, C162-60-43044
L. McCloud, G315-90-044014
M. Duran, G242-40-03126
C. Beatty201-40-06122
R. Rivera171-40-01022
A. Bock131-40-00202
R. Mauge123-30-00016
M. Cotton100-00-03100
S. Llewellyn102-20-01016
J. Turner81-20-03003
M. Falley00-10-01000
Totals 21-541-636141452
Santa Barbara Gauchos
J. Nunnally, F304-140-044111
J. Serna, F222-53-54107
A. Williams, F192-51-27025
O. Johnson, G265-103-533215
T. Taylor, G213-50-02227
K. Boswell214-51-221112
K. Hornbuckle183-31-14117
N. Garth151-20-25303
G. Somogyi131-61-22003
C. Peterson100-00-00110
L. Thomas51-20-00002
Totals 26-5710-1936161072
West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Marys16-229-517
San Fran.10-820-1394
Santa Clara10-817-16125
San Diego6-1213-18204

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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