UCSB Knocks Off Pacific, 67-52

Jan 18, 2003

Box Score

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Branduinn Fullove had 17 points and eight rebounds as UC Santa Barbara led from start-to-finish in a 67-52 victory over Pacific Saturday.

The Gauchos (4-2, 7-9 Big West Conference) forced the Tigers (3-2, 8-6) into six turnovers and nine misses out of 10 shots to take a 15-2 lead in the first 10 minutes.

Pacific warmed up after that to finish at 42 percent from the field for the game, but UC Santa Barbara maintained its lead by making nine 3-pointers and 22-of-29 free throws.

Nick Jones got 10 of his 14 points in the second half as the Gauchos led by as many as 22 points. Center Casey Cook added 10 points for UCSB, which out-rebounded the Tigers 37-21.

Tom Cockle led Pacific with 15 points.