Santa Clara 56 at UCSB 89

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Santa Clara 56, UC Santa Barbara 89
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP)—James Nunnally scored 24 points and Orlando Johnson 21 as UC Santa Barbara defeated Santa Clara 89-56 on Tuesday night.

Kyle Boswell added 12 points and Jaime Serna 10 for the Gauchos (2-0). Nunnally added a game-high eight rebounds, and Nate Garth had five assists.

Niyi Harrison scored 15 points to pace the Broncos (1-1). Kevin Foster added 12.

The game turned midway through the first half. After Santa Clara went ahead 17-14, UC Santa Barbara launched an 18-0 run to grab a 32-17. The Broncos scored only one basket in the final 10:58 of the half and trailed 42-24 at intermission.

Santa Clara was limited to 32.8 percent accuracy (20 of 61) and shot just 18.2 percent (4 of 22) from 3-point range. The Gauchos shot 47.5 percent (29 of 61), made 6 of 20 3-pointers and held a 47-31 rebounding advantage.

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 Santa Clara
Niyi Harrison Niyi Harrison
6-10,  15 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 UCSB
James Nunnally James Nunnally
9-15,  24 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists

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