UC Santa Barbara defeats Hawaii 75-64
Alan Williams scored 20 points and gathered 17 rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara over Hawaii 75-64 on Thursday.
UC Santa Barbara (15-6, 6-2) kept pace atop the Big West, matching UC Irvine's win earlier in the night. Michael Bryson added 18 points while Taran Brown had 13.
Hawaii jumped out quickly and led 18-10 after a Davis Rozitis basket. UCSB's John Green tied the game at 29 with a jumper, but Rozitis' jump shot with 1:14 left gave Hawaii a 37-34 lead at the break.
UCSB was down one at 44-43 after a Fotu jump shot, but the Gauchos used a 12-0 run to go up nine and didn't trail again. The Warriors scored just 27 second half points, making 1 of 9 3-pointers.