Despite a furious second-half rally, the UCSB men's basketball team fell just short to Utah State 61-59 in the Thunderdome Monday. Chris Devine and James Powell led the Gauchos with 14 points apiece, while Jesse Byrd led the Gauchos with 5 rebounds and adding 8 points. Freshman Will Brew, Jr. led with 5 assists, while adding 3 steals and 2 points.
Up next are the consensus number 1-ranked North Carolina Tarheels in a 7 pm match up in the Thunderdome Friday, Nov. 21. The game is sold out, so get there early.