Scores

Final

Long Beach St 71

(14-6, 7-0 Big West)

UC Santa Barbara 48

(9-7, 4-2 Big West)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, January 21, 2012

    Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California

    1 2 T
    LBSU 36 3571
    UCSB 23 2548

    Top Performers

    Long Beach St: L. Anderson 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    UC Santa Barbara: G. Somogyi 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Long Beach St. 71, UC Santa Barbara 48

    Associated Press

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Larry Anderson scored 19 points and James Ennis and Casper Ware added 14 each to lead Long Beach State to a 71-48 victory against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night.

    T.J. Robinson had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the 49ers (14-6, 7-0 Big West), who last won their first seven conference games in 1999-2000, when they opened 9-0. Long Beach State has won 16 straight Big West contests.

    Alan Williams and Orlando Johnson led the Gauchos (9-7, 4-2) with 10 points each.

    An 18-2 run over the last 7:05 of the first half gave the 49ers permanent control. Anderson had seven points and Robinson six during the surge.

    The 49ers, who shot 58.7 percent (27 of 46) from the floor, poured it on in the second half, building a 31-point cushion.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LBSU
    UCSB
    Points 71 48
    FG Made-Attempted 27-46 (.587) 20-57 (.351)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 4-5 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 31 4

    2011-12 Season

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