UC Santa Barbara women become last D-I program with win
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) Clair Watkins had 10 points and nine rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara over Cal State Fullerton, becoming the final Division I women’s basketball team to win a game this season.
Florida A&M beat N.C. A&T on Feb. 14 as the last men’s basketball team to gain a victory.
The last women’s D-I program to go winless throughout the season was New Orleans in (0-29) in 2013-14.
UCSB (1-24, 1-11 Big West) trailed 34-33 with 8:42 to go, but Makala Roper made consecutive baskets to put the Gauchos up by three. Moments later, Kristine Brance nailed a 3-pointer to push the lead to seven with 3:03 left – UCSB’s only 3-pointer of the game (1 of 11). Fullerton went scoreless over the final 4:40.
Chante Miles led Cal State Fullerton (10-15, 4-8) with 12 points.