The UCSB Men's basketball team defeated UC-Irvine for their first Big West Conference win in the Thunderdome. James Powell led the Gauchos with 19 points, followed by a career-high 18 points by Will Brew, Jr. Brew had a hot shooting night, connecting on 6-7 from the 3-point line. Brew also led the Gauchos with 5 rebounds, while DJ Posley contributed 4 assists.
Up next are the CSU-Fullerton Titans on January 10. Game time is 7 pm at the Thunderdome. The game is being televised on Fox Sports Network, Prime Ticket.