Tony Freeland scored 15 points and Dan Jennings 13 for the 49ers (6-8, 2-1 Big West), who shot 54.2 percent (32 of 59) from the field and got all but four of their points from the starting lineup.
Williams' 3-pointer got UC Santa Barbara within 71-68 with 1:36 remaining. But after a Jennings dunk at the other end, Williams missed two free throws, and the Gauchos missed three of their last four shots from the floor.
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