SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- James Nunnally scored 21 points and Orlando Johnson had 20 as UC Santa Barbara closed out the regular season with a 90-43 victory over UC Davis.
The Gauchos (18-9, 12-4) finished in a tie for second place with Cal State Fullerton in the Big West, but will carry the No. 3 seed into the conference tournament, where they will face sixth-seeded Pacific on Thursday.UC Davis (5-25, 3-13) will be seeded eighth and face top-seeded Long Beach State on Thursday.Alan Williams added 17 points and Kyle Boswell had 14 for Santa Barbara, which shot 50 percent overall and was 13 for 24 from the 3-point line in Saturday's victory. The Gauchos used a 28-2 run in the first half to lead 42-13 and turn the game into a rout.UC Davis got 16 points from J.T. Adenrele and 15 from Eddie Miller.