Gauchos Roll Past Cal Poly-SLO, 78-59
Jan 18, 2004
UC Santa Barbara shot 50 percent from the floor, including nine of 13 from 3-point range, and held Cal Poly to just 37 percent from the field.
The Gauchos (9-5, 3-2 Big West Conference) scored the first nine points of the second half to pull away.
Two free throws by Jones gave UC Santa Barbara a 46-27 lead with 18:16 to play, and the Gauchos led by as many as 21 points down the stretch.
Shane Schilling of Cal Poly (6-7, 1-4) led all scorers with 26 points.
After four early ties, UC Santa Barbara went on a 7-0 run to take an 18-11 lead with 11:27 to play in the first half.
Cal Poly's Tyler McGinn hit a three-pointer just before the halftime buzzer to pull the Mustangs within 10, 37-27.