SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Corey Hawkins scored 20 points and UC Davis held UC Santa Barbara to a just 18.5 percent from 3-point range en route to a 64-56 victory on Thursday night.
Alan Williams had his 10th double-double of the season for UCSB (7-15, 3-8 Big West) with 15 points and 13 rebounds. UCSB dropped its fifth straight game.
UC Davis (9-12, 5-5) ended a nine-game losing streak against the Gauchos.
The Gauchos never had a lead in the game.
The Aggies used back-to-back 3-pointers by Tyler Les and Hawkins to take a 29-13 lead with 5:12 to play in the first half.
After Michael Bryson had a tip-in for UCSB to cut the lead to 48-37 with 9:31 left in the game, the Aggies used a long 3-pointer by Ryan Sypkens and a leaner by Hawkins to push the edge back to 53-37 with 6:35 to play.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite