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Sow scores 22 with 9 boards as UCSB beats UC Riverside 72-62

Jan. 13, 2019 1:46 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow had a season-high 22 points and nine rebounds and Devearl Ramsey scored 20 as UC Santa Barbara beat UC Riverside 72-64 on Saturday night for its fifth win in a row. Ar'mond Davis and JaQuori McLaughlin added 12 points apiece for UC Santa Barbara (13-3, 2-0 Big West...

Ramsey leads UC Santa Barbara past Cal Poly 65-56

Jan. 10, 2019 12:28 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Devearl Ramsey scored 19 points and UC Santa Barbara beat Cal Poly 65-56 in a Big West Conference opener on Wednesday night. Ramsey was 6 of 14 from the field for the Gauchos (12-3, 1-0). JaQuori McLaughlin added 17 points on four 3-pointers and Ar'Mond Davis had 11 points and...

UC Santa Barbara routs Bethesda College 109-47

Jan. 2, 2019 11:55 PM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Jay Nagle came off the bench and made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points to lead UC Santa Barbara in a 109-47 rout of NCCAA-member Bethesda on Wednesday night. UC Santa Barbara (11-3) has won five of its last six games and improved to 7-0 at home. The Gauchos open...

McLaughlin helps UCSB pull away from San Francisco 73-71

Dec. 30, 2018 12:39 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — JaQuori McLaughlin scored six of his 18 points in the final 1:07 to help UC Santa Barbara beat San Francisco 73-71 on Saturday night. McLaughlin hit a 3-pointer to give the Gauchos a 69-65 lead. Frankie Ferrari's layup pulled San Francisco to 69-67, and McLaughlin answered with...

UC Santa Barbara pulls away from Idaho State in 84-65 win

Dec. 22, 2018 7:07 PM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Ar'Mond Davis scored 19 points, Devearl Ramsey added 18 and UC Santa Barbara beat Idaho State 84-65 on Saturday. Both teams started off strong as Idaho State shot 12 of 22 — including 5 of 9 from 3-point range — and made 9 of 12 foul shots in the first half for a...

Aged gibbon dies unexpectedly at Santa Barbara Zoo

Dec. 18, 2018 6:59 PM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — An elderly gibbon recently transferred to the Santa Barbara Zoo from Northern California has died unexpectedly, possibly from cancer, authorities announced Tuesday. Nikko, a 35-year-old white-handed gibbon, died Sunday. He underwent tests and received a clean bill of health at...

No. 13 Cal women beat UC Santa Barbara 69-45

Dec. 16, 2018 7:24 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Kristine Anigwe had 18 points and 16 rebounds on Sunday and No. 13 California stayed undefeated with a 69-45 win over UC Santa Barbara. Anigwe had 11 of her rebounds on the offensive glass for the Golden Bears (9-0), who had a 44-34 edge in overall rebounding and outscored the...

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Dec. 13, 2018 7:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California. But they cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before purchasing romaine lettuce....

Maryland wins NCAA men's soccer title, beating Akron 1-0

Dec. 9, 2018 11:52 PM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amar Sejdic scored on a penalty kick in the 57th minute and Maryland held off Akron 1-0 on Sunday night to win its fourth NCAA soccer title. "It's a moment that I've thought of since I came to Maryland. I knew that if the moment came I wanted to be the guy to step up and take...

UC Santa Barbara beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 55-45

Dec. 9, 2018 12:15 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Amadou Sow had 12 points and tied a season high with 11 rebounds to help UC Santa Barbara beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 55-45 on Saturday night. Devearl Ramsey added 10 points for the Gauchos (7-2), who bounced back from a 67-63 loss to Washington last Sunday to win their sixth in...