Santa Barbara vs Long Beach State Final: 65-64 - Recap
Santa Barbara earned a 65-64 victory over Long Beach State on Thursday, getting 16 points from Alan Williams at The Walter Pyramid.
Santa Barbara won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs.
Michael Bryson had 15 points for Santa Barbara and Eric Childress chipped in with 11 points. Alan Williams had 3 assists for them, while Alan Williams was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Long Beach State got 13 points from Tyler Lamb in a losing cause and another 11 points from Mike Caffey. Mike Caffey contributed 4 assists for them, while Dan Jennings had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Santa Barbara were victorious, as the score was 37-30 at the break.
Santa Barbara won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-29.