The UCSB Men's basketball team defeated the Cal.-State University, Fullerton Titans 73-64 in a quarterfinal match up in the Big West Tournament at the Anaheim Convention Center. James Nunnally led a balanced Gaucho attack with 15 points, followed by Chris Devine's 14 points, and Will Brew's 13 points. Devine led the Gauchos with 6 rebounds. Josh Akognon led the Titans with 23 points, stifled most of the game by a revolving cast of Gaucho defenders bent on denying him the ball. Jacques Streeter added 15 points and 6 assists for the Titans.
The Gauchos continue their quest for a Big West title with a tilt against Cal.-State University, Northridge.