Scores

Final

CS Northridge 61

(5-11, 2-4 Big West)

UC Santa Barbara 69

(9-6, 4-1 Big West)

10:00 PM ET, January 19, 2012

Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California

1 2 T
CSN 22 3961
UCSB 31 3869

Top Performers

Cal State Northridge: S. Hicks 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Stl

UC Santa Barbara: O. Johnson 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

UC Santa Barbara 69, CS Northridge 61

Associated Press

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Orlando Johnson lived up to his status as the Big West Conference's leading scorer, getting 21 on Thursday night to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 69-61 victory over Cal State Northridge.

Johnson, who came in averaging 20.2 points per game, was 7 of 13 from the field, including 3 of 6 on 3-pointers. James Nunnally added 16 points for the Gauchos (9-6, 4-1 Big West), and Greg Somogyi pulled down 10 rebounds.

Stephan Hicks led the Matadors (5-11, 2-4) with 18 points off the bench, and Aqeel Quinn scored 12. Northridge shot just 33 percent from the field.

The Gauchos led by as many as 13 in the first half en route to a 31-22 halftime advantage. But Northridge scored the first 11 points of the second period to take a 33-31 lead. UCSB responded with a 26-7 run over the next 10 minutes to put the game away.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CSN
UCSB
Points 61 69
FG Made-Attempted 24-72 (.333) 26-53 (.491)
3P Made-Attempted 4-23 (.174) 7-23 (.304)
FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 10-13 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 17

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 19, 2012 @UCSB 69, CSN 61Recap
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