Jan. 29, 2005
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - Ralphy Holmes scored 20 points Saturday to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 68-59 Big West Conference victory over UC Santa Barbara in a matchup of the conferences' top offensive and defensive teams.
Holmes scored six points in a 15-0 Fullerton run, turning a close game into a 55-38 Titan lead with eight minutes, 58 seconds remaining.
Jamaal Brown added 13 points and a season-high 14 rebounds for Fullerton, and Yaphett King scored 14 points.
Fullerton (10-7, 5-4) averages 77 points per conference game, and UCSB (7-11, 4-6) has given up an average of 58 points.
The Gauchos are 1-9 on the road this season.