UC Riverside Falls 68-65 to Santa Barbara - Recap
Santa Barbara grabbed a 68-65 win over UC Riverside on Thursday, behind a 21-point effort from Alan Williams at Student Center.
Santa Barbara won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.
Santa Barbara got 11 points from Zalmico Harmon and another 11 points from Mitch Brewe. Eric Childress contributed 7 assists, while Taran Brown cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
UC Riverside got 23 points from Chris Patton in a losing cause and another 20 points from Sam Finley. Nick Gruninger contributed 3 assists for them, while Taylor Johns had 11 rebounds.
Santa Barbara hit the break leading 33-22 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored UC Riverside as they grabbed 34 boards, while Santa Barbara only had 31.