UC Irvine 66, UC Santa Barbara 63
Darren Moore scored 21 points, and UC Irvine survived a late
barrage of 3-pointers from UC Santa Barbara to win 66-63 on
Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Patrick Rembert scored 16 points and Pavol Losonsky added 13 for
the Anteaters (11-15, 4-8 Big West).
Orlando Johnson, coming off a 31-point performance in Thursday’s
59-47 win over UC Riverside, led the Gauchos (13-10, 6-6) with 18
points on 7-of-16 shooting.
UC Irvine led 64-54 with 1:39 remaining when UC Santa Barbara
nailed three consecutive 3-pointers to cut the lead to 66-63 with
36 seconds left. Johnson missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that
would have tied it.