Jan. 2, 2005
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Heard scored a career-high 19 points as Cal State Northridge beat UC Santa Barbara 70-50 on Sunday.
Calvin Chitwood came off the bench to add a career-high 15 points for Northridge (4-7, 2-1 Big West), which never trailed. Davin White added 13 points off the bench.
The Matadors shot 55.6 percent in the first half and used runs of 17-3 and 11-3 to take a 37-18 lead at the half. Northridge never led by less than 16 in the second.
Northridge, which leads all NCAA Division I teams with 12.6 steals per game, got 16 off the Gauchos.