Jan. 12, 2011
On The Radio
Purchasing Tickets Has Never Been Easier
The Gaucho Record
Serna, Boswell Remain Doubtful As UCSB Returns Home
The Gauchos At Home
Probable Starters - Quick Fact
Probable Reserves - Quick Fact
F 0 Jaimé Serna - Has missed four of the last five games with a groin strain and will not play on Thursday.
Williams Hits Second Victory Milestone
Johnson/Nunnally Continue To Rank 1-2
Let Free Throws Ring! Just Let Them Ring A Little More Often
Johnson's Double-Figure Streak Continues
The End Of An Era
Playing The Percentages
Player GP 10+ Orlando Johnson 14 14 James Nunnally 14 12 Jaimé Serna 10 4 Jon Pastorek 14 2 Greg Somogyi 14 1 Jordan Weiner 14 1 Kyle Boswell 10 1
Player Opp. Stats Orlando Johnson vs. Fresno St. 35 pts, 11 rebs Orlando Johnson at UNLV 12 pts, 15 rebs James Nunnally at Portland 22 pts, 11 rebs Jaimé Serna at Santa Clara 11 pts, 10 rebs
UCSB Among The Big West Ranks
Category Stat Rank Scoring 68.1 ppg 6th Scoring Defense 65.6 ppg 3rd Scoring Margin +2.5 1st FG% 45.9% 1st FT% 77.7% 1st 3-FG% 36.4% 2nd FG% Defense 42.1% 4th 3-FG% Defense 35.9% 8th 3-Pt. FG 6.78 pg 4th Reb. Margin -0.3 pg 5th Blocked Shots 3.90 bpg 2nd Assists 14.2 apg 3rd Steals 8.6 spg 1st TO Margin +0.42 pg 3rd Ast./TO Ratio 0.97:1.0 3rd
The Flying Nunnally
O.J. Juices The Gauchos
Serna Becomes The Third Option
Taking A Pass, A Pastorek That Is
Something Is Brewing
Justin Joins In The Party
On The Horizon
The Bob Williams File
Last year also marked the third Williams coached Gaucho team to win 20 or more games and the 10th overall in program history. It was the second time in the three seasons that the UCSB won 20 or more.
In 2008-09, Williams coached the Gauchos to a 16-15 overall record and an 8-8 mark in the Big West Conference. The record, however, doesn't tell the entire story. UCSB was forced to overcome a myriad of injuries and at one point stood at 8-13 overall and 2-7 in league play.
In 2007-08, Williams led the Gauchos to a 23-9 overall record. The 23 wins were a school record, and UCSB also won its second Big West regular season title with a 12-4 conference record. Following the campaign, the Gauchos were awarded a bid to the National Invitation Tournament. It was the third time that a Williams-coached UCSB team advanced to postseason play.
The 2002 Gauchos won the school's first Big West Tournament title, advancing to the NCAA Tournament, and in 2003, they won the league's regular season championship and played in the NIT.
In 1998-99, he took over a UCSB program that had not recorded a winning season in five years, and after seeing his team lose its first eight games that year - extending a two-season losing streak to 16 straight games - the Gauchos turned things around, winning 15 of their final 20 games and finishing on top in the Big West's Western Division.
Williams has a UCSB record of 207-162. He guided the program to 10 winning seasons in his first 12 years - including the last five in a row - and three 20 win seasons. He has a career record of 121-78 in Big West games and his .612 winning percentage in league games is tops among the league's active coaches.
Prior to his arrival at UCSB, Williams spent eight years at UC Davis and in those eight years, his teams recorded 20 or more wins five times and a 158-76 record. In Williams's final season, the Aggies went 31-2, won the NCAA Division II National Championship and he was named NABC Division II Coach of the Year. Including two seasons at Menlo College, Williams has an overall career record of 396-262 (.602) at four-year schools.
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