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UCSB Hits The Zone

Yet the Gauchos success at getting to the charity stripe and converting on opportunities was enough to nudge them over the Matadors 58-51 Saturday night at the Thunderdome.
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Don’t Forget the Olympic Athletes Who Died in ’72

The tragedy of Sept. 11 is sure to resonate in the minds of all the athletes, coaches and spectators. International Olympic Committee President Avery Brundage declared with a raised fist, "The Games m...
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UCSB, Hull Hit Bank

If Michael Jordan is the Royal Flush in the game of basketball, then Mark Hull is the quiet and steady two pair that keeps giving you back your change.
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Appelbaum on Sports: Patriots, Summerall Show What Football Is All About

The Pats were in The Big Easy to play football, not to twirl off a famous jazz number. They made their victory over the St. Louis Rams look like bobbing for apples in a Vermont orchard.
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Santa Barbara Finds Iron Unkind in Idaho, Scores Season-Low 37 Points

The UCSB men's basketball team lost its second straight game, falling 40-37 against Idaho on Saturday night at Moscow.
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Aggies Send Gauchos Into Deep Freeze

The Gauchos found themselves shivering outside the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum after an agonizing defeat in Logan, Utah.
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Remedy for Gauchos: Get Tougher on Road Trip vs. Aggies, Idaho

The rugged trek through the Big West continues for the UCSB men's basketball team on unquestionably its roughest road trip every season: the Utah-Idaho swing.
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Gauchos Pulverize Beach in Blowout

The Gauchos relieved all their aggression last Saturday night and for Long Beach State, that was bad news. The UCSB men's basketball team throttled the 49ers 82-50 before an enthusiastically supportiv...
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Gauchos Blow Shot at First Place in Big West

The Anteaters connected on 6-7 three-pointers during a pivotal six-minute stretch of the second half, sinking UCSB's ship in an 81-70 washout.
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Athlete of the Week: Gauchos Lean on Ndiaye’s Shoulder

Santa Barbara has learned to gel and compete in every game, thanks in a large part to the return and blossoming of Ndiaye and a bonding summer workout regimen.
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Gauchos Corral ‘Stangs for Win

In a game that Adama Ndiaye needed to play exceptionally in, the big man came out and dominated like the giant squid against the shortsighted Captain Nemo, portrayed brilliantly by Cal Poly.
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Appelbaum on Sports: What in the Wide World of Sports is Going On?

I can see the headlining event now: Shaq Stacked versus the Bull Pack. Smells like another Chicago victory, with Big Aristotle on the ground counting his brain cells away. I think, I think not.
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Tigers Derail UCSB During Second Half

Figuring they would cruise ahead of the University of Pacific after Thursday's near-debacle at Northridge, the UCSB men's basketball players never saw the Tigers pounce on them in the second half.
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Gauchos Gruel Out Win Over Riled Up Matadors

If winning ugly is part of basketball, the UCSB men's basketball team is a bunch of mutant carnies. The Gauchos robbed Cal State Northridge on Thursday night at the Matadome, snatching an early 19-2 l...
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ILLin With Appelbaum: Surpising T’wolves Feed off Greatness of the ‘SuperFreak’

"It ain't like I can't." - Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett on the possibility of taking over the point guard position after Terrell Brandon went down with arthroscopic knee surgery.
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