SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Alan Williams had 19 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 56-46 victory against UC Riverside on Saturday night.
Kyle Boswell scored 12 points and Michael Bryson 11 for the Gauchos (11-19, 7-11 Big West), who are the No. 7 seed in the conference tournament and will face second-seeded Pacific on Thursday in Anaheim, Calif.
With the game tied at 41-all with 4:13 remaining, UC Santa Barbara scored 11 straight points to take permanent control. Boswell had six points during the surge.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.