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NBA Draft Superlatives

The NBA's newest class of rookies is examined by staff writer Jake Ciccone, as he makes his early predictions for some of the most rewarding picks of this year's draft.
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C Into the Future: What Lies Ahead for the Boston Celtics

Staff Writer Kendra Jackson analyzes the recent feats of the up and coming Boston Celtics, and how one of the most storied NBA franchises can get back to championship form.
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The Last Dance: Remembering the 1990 UCSB Basketball Team

With the recent success of the UCSB Men's Basketball team getting NCAA tournament hopes up around campus, staff writer Ryan Hykes looks back to the last and only time the Gauchos got a tournament win.
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Warriors Vs. Cavs Part IV: Starters, X-Factors

With a dose of deja-vu, the starters and x-factors for both the Cavs and Warriors are examined.
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Warriors Vs. Cavs Part IV: The NBA and LeBron

With Golden State and Cleveland meeting in the Finals for the fourth year in a row, is it good for the league and how far can LeBron go?
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“Man Up”: Sports’ Complex Role in Addressing Mental Health

Sports Co-Editor Omar Hernandez analyzes the unique place that sports holds in the mental health conversation currently igniting the public discourse, and how it fits into larger systems of inequality...
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Heidegger Talks Overcoming Adversity On & Off The Court

Editor-In-Chief Jorge Mercado sat down with breakout UCSB basketball star Max Heidegger to talk about the balancing act of being a D1 athlete.
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Breaking Down the Fan-Favorite Players of the NBA Playoffs

With the playoffs in full swing, staff writer Jake Ciccone breaks down some of the most entertaining and at times kooky players in the NBA postseason.
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Pasternack Adds Combo of Freshmen & Grad Transfers

The UCSB men's basketball team has added three freshmen and two graduate transfers. The new-look Gauchos will be without four of their five starters from last season, so the newcomers will have plenty...
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Nexus & Answer: Gabe’s Farewell Isn’t Goodbye, UCSB’s Star Aims for Pros

Co-Sports Editor Sean White caught up with former UCSB basketball star Gabe Vincent and asked him about his future plans, his experience in the Dos Equis 3x3 championship and more in this installment ...
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UCSB Eliminated from Big West Tourney by UCI

The Gauchos season came to an end following their three-point Big West Tournament loss to UCI.
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No. 2-Seeded UCSB Rolls Past No. 7 Cal Poly, Will Face UC Irvine in Big West Semifinals

Tying the school record of 23 wins in a season, the UCSB men’s basketball team pummeled the Cal Poly Mustangs 75-53 in the first game of the Big West tournament.
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UCSB Eliminated From Big West Tournament Following Loss to CSUN in Second Round

The Matadors made a surge late in the game to topple UCSB 72-63 and eliminate the Gauchos from championship contention ending their 2017-18 season with a 12-17 overall mark.
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Guess Who’s Back? Gauchos Return to Big West Postseason

UCSB makes a return to postseason play as the No. 2 seed in the Big West Tournament. The Gauchos begin March Madness against No. 7 seeded Long Beach State.
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Following First-Round Bye, UCSB WBB Is Set to Face CSUN in 1st Game Of Big West Tournament

The hunt for the title begins as the UCSB women's basketball team goes head-to-head against No. 7 seeded LBSU tonight in the second round of the Big West Conference Tournament.
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