UC Santa Barbara defeats UC Riverside 63-56

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP)—James Nunnally scored 20 points and Orlando Johnson added 16 as UC Santa Barbara posted a 63-56 victory against UC Riverside on Saturday.

Will Brew scored 11 points for the Gauchos (9-7, 4-2 Big West).

Kyle Austin had 25 points for UC Riverside (7-10, 1-4), and Lateef McMullan added 10.

Santa Barbara broke open a tie game with a 17-7 run midway through the second half. Nunnally had 11 points during the run, which gave the Gauchos a 56-46 lead with 5:28 remaining.

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