UC Santa Barbara Handles UC Davis, 66-48
Feb. 2, 2007
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - Chris Devine had 19 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in 27 minutes to lead UC Santa Barbara over UC Davis 66-48 on Thursday night.
Justin Gardner added 12 points, seven rebounds, three steals and two assists for the Gauchos (14-6).
Thomas Juillerat and Kyle Brucculeri each had 10 points for the Aggies (4-16).
The Aggies' biggest lead in the first half was four points, but UC Davis needed Kyle Brucculeri's 3-point shot with five seconds left to give them a 24-23 halftime margin.
After shooting 37.5 percent in the first half, the Gauchos opened up with a 21-5 run to lead 44-29 at the 10:55 mark. UC Davis never got closer than Vince Oliver's free throw with 4:55 left that cut the Gauchos' lead 51-40.
The Gauchos' defense held the Aggies to 28.1 percent (9-for-32) shooting from the floor.