Fantasy Sports Island: Week 11

This week on FSI: "Nobody likes missing the playoffs because that’s as embarrassing as breaking the NFL passing record and getting benched in the same game..."
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Gauchos Searching for Upset of No. 8 Hawai’i on Senior Night, Will Face UCI to Close Season

The Gauchos close out their season with a pair of matches this weekend including their home season finale against Hawaii.
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Devin Joos jump serves the ball into the court. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
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“Flip”: Minnesota’s Hometown Hero

The young Timberwolves have a lot to play for this season with the passing of Flip Saunders.
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Swim Heads to LA for A3 Performance Invitational

The women come into the weekend's events at 3-1 while the men enter at 1-2.
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Dioseline Lopez drives down the court. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Hosts Cal State Bakersfield Looking for First Win

The Gauchos play Cal State Bakersfield tonight looking for their first win of the season.
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NFL 2015: The Year of Injuries

Players have been going out left and right since the first whistles of this season, destroying both NFL teams and fantasy teams around the country.
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Before CSU Fullterton's defense can get to it, Nick DePuy traps the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Valiant Effort from No. 15 UCSB Falls Short in Big West Championship

Playing in their first Big West final since 2011, the Gauchos fell 1-0 to Cal State Fullerton despite a 22-6 advantage in shots.
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Childress Tips In Game-Winner, UCSB Defeats Nebraska-Omaha 60-59

Playing without senior Michael Bryson, the Gauchos finish the game on a 9-1 run to come away with a close win in their first game of the season.
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John Green drives toward the hoop. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus
Onome Jemerigbe looks for an opening on the court. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ Offense Out of Sync in Season Opening Weekend

Turnovers and an inability to knock down shots prevented the UCSB women's basketball team from much offensive success in its season opener at Washington State on Friday and Idaho on Sunday.
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UCSB Sweeps Season Series Versus CSUF, Split with UCR

A 3-1 win over Cal State Fullerton on Friday ended the UCSB women's volleyball team's five-match losing slump. While the Gauchos earned their third conference win against the Titans, they were swept i...
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Shauna Klein passes a high ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
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Scoring Spree in Season Finale Helps Gauchos Clinch No. 6 Seed in MPSF Tournament

For the first time since 2013, the No. 6 UCSB men's water polo team finished with a winning overall record at 15-9 after Its 17-8 rout of Pepperdine on Sunday. With the victory, the Gauchos captured t...
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Late Goal Springs No. 17 UCSB to Big West Final

After defeating UC Davis for the third time in 2015, the Gauchos will play in their first Big West Tournament Championship since 2011 this Saturday against Cal State Fullerton.
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Ahinga Selemani crosses the ball in for an unsuccessful attempt on goal. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Mitchell Hamilton passes the ball to a teammate. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

From Sacrifice to Paradise

Mitchell Hamilton was a key water polo player at the school of his dreams through his first two years of college, but had to make the move to UCSB to continue playing the game he loves.
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Kobe Bryant: The Lakeshow Sensei

Without a doubt Kobe Bryant will go down in NBA history as one of the greatest to ever play the game. As fulfilling it is to see the Black Mamba back on the court after an injury riddled span of three...
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KOBE and the future
Michael Bryson searches for a way past the defender. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Visits Midwest for Season Opener, Bryson Suspended

After a strong exhibition performance, in which senior guards Michael Bryson and John Green combined for 43 points in a 66-45 win over SFSU, the UCSB men's basketball team will be on the road at Nebra...
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