Geoffrey Acheampong takes a shot on goal with the free kick. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

NCAA Tournament Sweet 16: Gauchos Travel to No. 2 Clemson

UCSB takes the No. 15 seed in the NCAA Tournament across the country to face the No. 2 seed Clemson Tigers as it looks to prolong its postseason and search for its first NCAA Champoinship since 2006.
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Maturity Leading to CAM-V-P Calibur Season

An 11-0 start has Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback Cam Newton as one of the league's top MVP candidates in 2015.
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Kendra Morrison makes both free throws, reducing the Gaucho's point deficit. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Suffer 62-60 loss to UTGRV on Game-Winning Layup, Prepare for Wyoming and Pepperdine

Despite a 21-point effort by sophomore shooting guard Makala Roper and a game-tying layup by senior forward Kendra Morrison, the UCSB women's basketball allowed UTRGV to score a game-winning layup for...
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UCSB Swept in Season Finale at UCI, Finish Season with Program-Lows in Overall and Conf. Wins

A 7-20 overall and 3-13 Big West Conference record were both program-lows for the UCSB women's volleyball team this season. The Gauchos finished the year in eighth-place of the conference standings an...
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Jaylen Villanueva prepares to set the ball.
Looking for an open teammate, Maxwell Kupchak prepares to pass. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Look to End Two-Game Skid at San Francisco

After a couple of tough losses, the UCSB men's basketball team heads north to face the 3-1 Dons.
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Jome’s Right-Footed Strike in OT Sends No. 19 UCSB to Sweet 16

With his third goal of the year in the 93rd minute, Ismaila Jome gives the Gauchos their first NCAA Tournament win since 2011 and sends them to the third round to face No. 2 Clemson.
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Kevin Feucht jumps up, kicking the ball away from the defender. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Gabe Vincent tries to work his way past the defense. Dustin Harrs/Daily Nexus

Poor Shooting Sees UCSB Drop Home Season-Opener to Oregon St.

The Gauchos finished just 33.8 percent from the field and 18.2 percent from three on their way to a loss to Oregon St. on Saturday.
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Gauchos Challenged by Oregon’s Size in 79-51 Loss, Host UTRGV on Tuesday

A lack of size in the paint resulted in the UCSB women's basketball team being outrebounded 24-40 in its 79-51 loss at Oregon on Sunday. The Ducks also went 8-16 from long distance, shooting 83.3 perc...
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Kali Jones shoots from the free throw line. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus
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UCSB Avoids Sweep in MPSF Tournament, Captures Seventh-Place with Win over LBSU

Despite back-to-back losses to No.2 Cal and No. 7 UCI to start the MPSF Tournament, a narrow 7-6 victory over Long Beach State helped the No. 6 UCSB men's water polo team finish in seventh-place at th...
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Gauchos Unable to Spoil Undefeated Conf. Record of No. 8 Hawai’i, At UCI for Season Finale

Despite holding No. 8 Hawai'i to a .069 hitting percentage in the second set, the UCSB women's volleyball team was swept in its upset attempt of the Rainbow Wahine. The Gauchos conclude their season o...
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Redshirt senior setter Hanna Nielson making a diving dig attempt.
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Onome Jemerigbe runs the ball down the court past Cal State Fullerton's defense. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Jemerigbe’s Game-Winning Layup Earns UCSB’s First Win of Season in Home Opener

Junior point guard Onome Jemerigbe scored the game-winning layup to propel the UCSB women's basketball team to its first win of the season, 61-60 over Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday night.
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Greg Hardy: Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

Staff writer Jorge Mercado discusses one of the more controversial players in the NFL.
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Emilia Petrachi shifts her weight in preparation for a hard outside hit straight to her. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

The Competitive Edge Translated

Her life has revolved around volleyball for a vast majority of her life, but that hasn't stopped Emilia Petrachi from outperforming opponents in other forms of competition as well.
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Gauchos Fall at No. 15 Cal, Open Home Schedule Saturday

Despite 23 points from senior guard Michael Bryson, the UCSB men's basketball team was unable to contain the dynamic offense of No. 15 Cal in its 85-67 loss on Monday.
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Grant Troutt searches for an opening. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus
The Gauchos put up a strong defense. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus

No. 6 UCSB Opens MPSF Championship Run at No. 2 Cal

The Gauchos have never won an MPSF Championship, but they begin their potential run for their first ever this Friday.
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