Comeback Falls Short as Gauchos Drop 72-63 Decision at UC Davis
Feb. 11, 2005
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Moore had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help UC Davis beat UC Santa Barbara 72-63 Thursday night.
Fowzi Abdelsamad had 13 points and Phil Rasmussen added 11 for the Aggies (9-14), who had lost eight straight to the Gauchos since beating them in their first meeting ever in 1939.
UC Davis made six 3-point shots to finish the first half with a 32-21 lead.
Ryan Moore's 3-point basket gave UC Davis a 53-31 margin midway through the second half. The Gauchos came back with a 27-11 run of their own to cut UC Davis' lead to 64-58 after Joe See made one of two free throws with 1:24 remaining.
Despite a few turnovers late in the game, the Aggies made eight of 10 free throws in the last 1:22 to hold on to the victory.