Scores

Final

UC Santa Barbara 56

(11-20, 7-11 Big West)

    10:00 PM ET, March 9, 2013

    Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California

    1 2 T
    UCRV 24 2246
    UCSB 21 3556

    UC Santa Barbara 56, UC Riverside 46

    Associated Press

    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.

    Chris Harriel had 18 points and Austin Quick 15 for the Highlanders (6-25, 3-15), who did not qualify for the tournament.

    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.

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