Scores

Final

UC Santa Barbara 50

(4-6, 2-1 Big West)

CS Northridge 70

(4-7, 2-1 Big West)

    7:05 PM ET, January 2, 2005

    Matadome, Northridge, California

    1 2 T
    UCSB 18 3250
    CSN 37 3370

    Top Performers

    UC Santa Barbara: G. Turner 8 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    CS Northridge: J. Heard 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 6 Stl, 2 Blk

    CS-Northridge 70, Santa Barbara 50

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jonathan Heard scored a career-high 19 points as Cal State Northridge beat UC Santa Barbara 70-50 on Sunday.

    Calvin Chitwood came off the bench to add a career-high 15 points for Northridge (4-7, 2-1 Big West), which never trailed. Davin White added 13 points off the bench.

    Alex Harris led UC Santa Barbara (4-6, 2-1) with 13 points. Casey Cook, the team's leading scorer at 12 points per game, injured his ankle in the first half and did not return.

    The Matadors shot 55.6 percent in the first half and used runs of 17-3 and 11-3 to take a 37-18 lead at the half. Northridge never led by less than 16 in the second.

    Northridge, which leads all NCAA Division I teams with 12.6 steals per game, got 16 off the Gauchos.

    Cook's injury could leave Santa Barbara with just eight healthy players. Cecil Brown and Chris Devine are already out with injuries.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCSB
    CSN
    Points 50 70
    FG Made-Attempted 15-42 (.357) 25-58 (.431)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-24 (.708) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2004-05 Season

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