UC Santa Barbara 72, Furman 60

James Nunnally scored a career-high 24 points and Orlando

Johnson added 20, including five in the final two minutes, to lead

UC Santa Barbara to a 72-60 win over Furman in the first round of

the Golden Bear Classic on Monday night.

The Gauchos (5-4), who were coming off a 69-42 loss at Arizona

State, broke out of a monthlong offensive slump and led by as much

as 15 while ending a four-game losing streak.

Jordan Miller had 19 points and Amu Saaka had 16 points and

seven rebounds for Furman (5-6), which lost its fifth straight.

Santa Barbara plays California (7-4) for the tournament

championship on Tuesday. Furman will face Utah Valley, which lost

to Cal 85-51 Monday.