February 22, 2007

UC Santa Barbara Falls To Cal State Fullerton, 79-73

Feb. 22, 2007

Box Score

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) - Bobby Brown had 29 points and a career-high nine rebounds to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 79-73 victory over UC Santa Barbara Thursday.

Brown became Fullerton's all-time leading scorer by making 1,879 career points, surpassing Leon Wood, who played at Fullerton from 1981-84 is now an NBA referee.

Marcus Crenshaw added 23 points for the Titans (19-7, 9-4 Big West). Justin Burns had five blocks.

Alex Harris, the Big West Conference's leading scorer, had a career-high 35 points and eight rebounds for the Gauchos (15-10, 6-5 Big West), who lost their fourth consecutive game. Chris Devine added 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

Fullerton broke a 56-56 tie with a 10-0 spurt that gave the Titans a 66-56 lead with 5:49 to play. Crenshaw led the surge with six points.

Santa Barbara, which trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half, used a 10-0 run to move ahead 42-38 with 16:09 remaining. Harris scored seven points during the rally.