Scores

Final

UC Santa Barbara 58

(15-9, 9-4 Big West)

Long Beach St 70

(20-7, 13-0 Big West)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, February 22, 2012

    Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California

    1 2 T
    UCSB 22 3658
    LBSU 32 3870

    Top Performers

    UC Santa Barbara: O. Johnson 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    Long Beach State: J. Ennis 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Long Beach St. 70, UC Santa Barbara 58

    Associated Press

    LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Casper Ware scored 16 points and Long Beach State clinched a share of the Big West regular-season title with a 70-58 victory over UC Santa Barbara Wednesday night.

    Eugene Phelps and James Ennis had 14 points each for Long Beach State. The 49ers (20-7, 13-0), the defending Big West champions, will be the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament that begins March 8 in Anaheim, Calif.

    Long Beach State had a 12-game winning streak snapped Saturday at Creighton.

    Orlando Johnson led the Gauchos (15-9, 9-4) with 20 points. James Nunnally had 13 points and 12 rebounds for UCSB.

    Long Beach State coach Dan Monson won his 250th game in a 15-year career. He also coached at Gonzaga and Minnesota.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCSB
    LBSU
    Points 58 70
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 27-61 (.443)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-25 (.560) 11-20 (.550)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 19

    2011-12 Season

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