Casey Cook's Game-Winning Three Burns Pepperdine
Dec 4, 2003
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Casey Cook's first 3-pointer of the season came with 0.5 seconds remaining Wednesday to give UC Santa Barbara a 65-62 victory over Pepperdine.
The Gauchos (2-2), who trailed by four points with two minutes remaining, outscored the Waves 7-0 the rest of the way.
It was the third straight loss in the final minute for Pepperdine (1-4).
The Gauchos were 11-of-25 from the 3-point line.
Pepperdine trailed 31-25 at halftime but pulled ahead 55-52 with 5:15 remaining on Alex Acker's third 3-pointer.
The Waves led 62-58 with 2:02 to go after back-to-back 3-pointers by Shaun Davis and Terrance Johnson.
Glen McGowan led Pepperdine with 14 points and seven rebounds.
Goettsche rebounded Johnson's miss with 11.9 remaining, setting up Cook's game-winning 3-pointer from the top of the key.