SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Chrismen Oliver scored a
career-high 21 points as UC Santa Barbara ended Cal State
Northridge's six-game winning streak with a 65-52 victory Thursday
The win was the third straight for the Gauchos (7-8, 4-3 Big
West Conference), who have beaten the Matadors (8-8, 6-2) six
straight times in Santa Barbara.
UC Santa Barbara shot 57.1 percent in the second half (46.4
overall) to overcome a 25-24 halftime deficit. Oliver, who made 9
of 15 shots which included 3-for-6 from behind the 3-point line,
scored 16 points in the second half.
Ian Boylan led Northridge with 17 points and eight rebounds.
The Gauchos, who are down to just seven players because of a
string of injuries, got 11 points and six rebounds from Alex
UCSB held Northridge to just 36 percent shooting which included
just 5-for-20 from behind the 3-point line.