San Diego St. 76, UC Santa Barbara 75
Xavier Thames racked up a double-double, scoring 20 points and
pulling down 10 rebounds, to help San Diego State take a 76-75 win
in overtime against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night.
The game was sent into overtime when Jaime Serna hit a free
throw for the Gauchos (4-1) with 3 seconds left to tie it at
The Gauchos led early in overtime, but the Aztecs (7-1) came
back midway through the period and pulled ahead on a 3-pointer by
Chase Tapley. San Diego State never trailed again.
UCSB’s T.J. Taylor made a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left for
the final score.
Tapley finished with 16 points while Garrett Green added 13 and
Jamaal Franklin 12 for the Aztecs.
Orlando Johnson led the Gauchos with a game-high 26 points and
James Nunnally added 16.