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Heidegger lifts UC Santa Barbara over UC Davis 70-56

Feb. 23, 2020 12:53 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger posted 17 points as UC Santa Barbara defeated UC Davis 70-56 on Saturday night. Amadou Sow had 16 points for UC Santa Barbara (18-9, 7-5 Big West Conference), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Devearl Ramsey added 13 points and seven rebounds. JaQuori...

Santa Barbara jail workers held for inmate sex assaults

Feb. 21, 2020 9:43 PM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Two Santa Barbara County jail workers were arrested Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting inmates, authorities said. Salvador Vargas, 34, of Santa Maria was arrested at his home on a warrant alleging forcible oral copulation and sexual activity with a person in custody,...

UC Santa Barbara beats Cal St.-Fullerton 75-66

Feb. 21, 2020 12:55 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger had 27 points as UC Santa Barbara topped Cal State Fullerton 75-66 on Thursday night. JaQuori McLaughlin had 11 points for UC Santa Barbara (17-9, 6-5 Big West Conference). Matt Freeman added 11 points. Devearl Ramsey had seven rebounds. Amadou Sow had a career-high...

Hot-shooting UC Davis beats UC Santa Barbara 84-75

Feb. 14, 2020 12:13 AM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Ezra Manjon scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half as UC Davis rolled to an 84-75 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday night. UC Davis (11-15, 5-5 Big West Conference) has won three of its last four games. UC Santa Barbara (16-9, 5-5) had its three-game win streak snapped....

Drought returns to California due to lengthening dry winter

Feb. 13, 2020 10:46 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drought has returned to California due to a sisignificantldry winteral, the U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday. The weekly report designates just over 9.5% of the state, including the central and southern Sierra Nevada and adjacent areas of the Central Valley, as being in moderate...

Sow's double-double helps UCSB beat UC Irvine 64-61

Feb. 9, 2020 1:12 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow had 21 points and 10 rebounds and UC Santa Barbara beat UC Irvine 64-61 on Saturday night for its third straight win. Sow is averaging 20 points, on 63.3% shooting, and 10.3 rebounds with three double-doubles over the last four games. JaQuori McLaughlin added 11...

Sow scores 30, hits key buckets for UCSB in win over Hawaii

Feb. 7, 2020 12:56 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow scored a career-high 30 points as UC Santa Barbara defeated Hawaii 76-66 on Thursday night. Hawaii led 54-53 after Justin Hemsley's 3-pointer with 9:26 remaining in the second half. Sow answered with a 3-pointer to start a 13-2 run that put UCSB in control 66-56 with...

Freeman lifts UC Santa Barbara over Long Beach St. 87-62

Feb. 1, 2020 10:22 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Matt Freeman had a career-high 24 points as UC Santa Barbara routed Long Beach State 87-62 on Saturday. Freeman shot 9 for 11 from the field, including 6 of 7 on 3-pointers. Amadou Sow had 15 points and 14 rebounds for UC Santa Barbara (14-8, 3-4 Big West Conference). Max...

Diane leads CS Northridge past UC Santa Barbara 79-67

Jan. 31, 2020 2:07 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamine Diane had 26 points as Cal State Northridge got past UC Santa Barbara 79-67 on Thursday night. Terrell Gomez added 22 points and Darius Brown II 14 for the Matadors (9-14, 4-3 Big West Conference), who made 8 of 16 3-pointers and shot 57% overall. Festus Ndumanya grabbed eight...

Heidegger's 3 lifts UC Santa Barbara over UC Irvine 65-63

Jan. 26, 2020 12:37 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger scored 16 points including a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining to lift UC Santa Barbara over UC Riverside 65-63 on Saturday night. Heidegger was 7-of-12 shooting. Amadou Sow added 16 points and matched a game-high with six rebounds for the Gauchos (13-7, 2-3...