Scores

Final

UC Santa Barbara 65

(9-13, 3-7 Big West)

UC Irvine 56

(8-15, 5-5 Big West)

    10:05 PM ET, February 7, 2009

    Bren Events Center, Irvine, California

    1 2 T
    UCSB 29 3665
    UCI 30 2656

    Top Performers

    UC Santa Barbara: C. Devine 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    UC Irvine: E. Wise 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Stl

    UC Santa Barbara 65, UC Irvine 56

    Associated Press

    IRVINE, Calif. -- Chris Devine had 19 points with five rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 65-56 victory over host UC Irvine on Saturday.

    Devine scored six consecutive baskets in the final 3:20 to put the game away. His final basket was a 12-footer to beat the shot clock with 32.6 seconds left in the game to give Santa Barbara (9-13, 3-7 Big West) a 62-56 lead.

    Will Brew, Jr. added 14 points for Santa Barbara. Brew hit a three-pointer with 9:11 left in the game to give Santa Barbara a 46-45 lead. The Gauchos outscored Irvine 19-11 for the rest of the game.

    The Anteaters (8-14, 5-5) led by as much as 10 points in the first half. The closest Irvine could get was 50-49 with 6:24 left when Eric Wise hit a short jumper.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCSB
    UCI
    Points 65 56
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 23-54 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 4-18 (.222)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 6-8 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 5

    2008-09 Season

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    Jan 8, 2009 @UCSB 68, UCI 61Recap
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