Scores

Final

UC Santa Barbara 57

(3-3, 0-1 away)

Nicholls State 38

(1-3, 1-0 home)

    9:30 PM ET, November 29, 2008

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    UCSB 30 2757
    NICH 23 1538

    Top Performers

    UC Santa Barbara: C. Devine 8 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Nicholls State: F. Hunter 9 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    UC Santa Barbara 57, Nicholls St. 38

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- James Powell had 12 points, including three 3-pointers, and Chris Devine added eight points and nine rebounds to lead UC-Santa Barbara to a 57-38 over Nicholls State in the World Vision Invitational on Saturday.

    UC-Santa Barbara (3-3) led 30-23 going into the break and continued to dominate in the second half, outscoring Nicholls State (1-3) 27-15 in the second period. UC-Santa Barbara also led on the boards, grabbing 36 rebounds to Nicholls State's 24.

    Nicholls State had no players in the double-digits, but was led by starting guard Fred Hunter with nine points. Anatoly Bose came off the bench with a team-leading six rebounds.

    Nicholls State shot 40.9 percent from the field in the first half of the game, but slipped in the second period, shooting just 17.6 percent.

    Ryan Bathie and Chris Iles each had a pair of 3-pointers for Nicholls State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCSB
    NICH
    Points 57 38
    FG Made-Attempted 21-44 (.477) 12-39 (.308)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 9-18 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

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