March 14, 2010
Following the UC Santa Barbara men's basketball team's Big West championship and looking ahead to the Gauchos' first-round game this Friday vs. Ohio State, Talk'n Gauchos will feature three members of the men's team this week. Head Coach Bob Williams, the Big West Coach of the Year, along with players Justin Joyner and Greg Somogyi will be on the radio show.
Talk'n Gauchos is UCSB Athletics' weekly radio show. The show is broadcast from State and A Bar & Grill will air live on AM 1490 KIST from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Fans are encouraged to show up at State and A, on the corner of State Street and Anapamu Street in Santa Barbara, for chances to win new UCSB gear and tickets to Gaucho games. For more information on Talk'n Gauchos, click here.
Fans can e-mail questions to the weekly guests, which will be read live on air. Click here to send in your questions. In addition, the show will be streamed live and archived online and fans can hear it by clicking here. This new streaming audio is also available for men's and women's basketball and baseball.
Williams' Gauchos won the Big West Tournament title last Saturday and earned a No. 15 seed into the NCAA Tournament. The Gauchos will face No. 2 seed Ohio State on Friday in Milwaukee, Wisc.
Joyner, a junior point guard, played in 21 games this season and averaged 2.1 assists per game.
Somogyi, a 7-foot-3 sophomore, blocked a team-high 36 shots this season while averaging 2.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.
About the Gaucho Fund (G-Fund for short): The program was launched as part of the Dare to Be Great strategic plan and is UCSB Athletics' annual giving program to provide vital funding support for scholarships, academic success and leadership development for Gaucho student-athletes. The Gaucho Fund is the anchor to the Dare to Be Great campaign. For more information on Dare to Be Great, please click here.