Scores

Final

E Washington 71

(13-14, 6-8 Big Sky)

UC Santa Barbara 70

(15-9, 6-4 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, February 17, 2007

    Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California

    1 2 T
    EWU 28 4371
    UCSB 29 4170

    Top Performers

    Eastern Washington: R. Stuckey 30 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast

    UC Santa Barbara: A. Harris 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast

    E. Washington 71, UC Santa Barbara 70

    Associated Press

    SANTA BARBARA (AP) -- Rodney Stuckey scored 21 of his 30 points in the second half to rally Eastern Washington for a 71-70 victory over UC Santa Barbara Saturday in a Bracket Busters game.

    Stuckey made just 3 of 10 shots in the first half as UC Santa Barbara took a 29-28 lead. The sophomore guard rallied the Eagles by scoring 10 points in the final 6:06.

    The Gauchos (15-9) suffered their third straight loss despite 27 points from Alex Harris, which included 5-for-10 shooting from the 3-point line. He was the only Gaucho player who made more than half his shots.

    Paul Butorac added 18 points for Eastern Washington (13-14).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EWU
    UCSB
    Points 71 70
    FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 25-67 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 10-28 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-17 (.882) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 5

    2006-07 Season

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