UC Santa Barbara 74, UC Irvine 56

Orlando Johnson scored 15 points and Alan Williams had 13

rebounds and four blocked shots as UC Santa Barbara defeated UC

Irvine 74-56 Saturday night.

Keegan Hornbuckle had 14 points and James Nunnally scored 11,

and both also contributed four steals for the Gauchos (8-6, 3-1 Big

West), who have won three of their last four. Nunnally had nine

rebounds and six assists and Williams also had nine points for UC

Santa Barbara, which led 38-29 at halftime.

The Gauchos shot 45 percent from the field while UC Irvine made

only 33 percent of its outside shots.

Travis Souza led the Anteaters (6-12, 3-3) with 15 points.

Michael Wilder added 11 points for UC Irvine.