Scores

Final

UC Santa Barbara 65

(8-13, 2-7 Big West)

CS Fullerton 72

(12-10, 6-4 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, February 5, 2009

    Titan Gym, Fullerton, California

    1 2 T
    UCSB 42 2365
    CSF 23 4972

    Top Performers

    UC Santa Barbara: C. Devine 20 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    CS Fullerton: J. Akognon 29 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Cal St.-Fullerton 72, UC Santa Barbara 65

    Associated Press

    FULLERTON, Calif. -- Josh Akognon scored 20 of his 29 points in the second half as Cal State Fullerton rallied for a 72-65 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday.

    Chris Rhymes added 11 points and Gerard Anderson had 10 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Titans (12-10, 6-4 Big West).

    Jaime Serna scored 20 points and Chris Devine added 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Gauchos (8-13, 2-7).

    The Gauchos led 45-23 early in the second half, but Fullerton moved ahead 65-64 on Anderson's 8-foot jumper with 2:03 to play.

    The Titans then made seven of eight free throws in the final 1:18. Santa Barbara scored just two points and failed to make a basket in the final 4:42.

    Fullerton shot 57.1 percent in the second half, including 8-for-13 from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCSB
    CSF
    Points 65 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-63 (.381) 26-60 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 10-23 (.435)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 10-15 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 7

    2008-09 Season

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