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USA Basketball faced unprecedented challenges at 2020 Olympics

At the 1992 Olympics held in Barcelona, Spain, NBA greats such as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird helped lead the United States to a gold medal in the first appearance of professional ba...
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Gauchos Narrowly Fall to Creighton in First Round of NCAA Tournament

With the loss, the Gauchos finish the season with a 22-5 record, while Creighton will advance to face Ohio University on March 22.
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Gauchos Take On 5th-Seeded Bluejays in NCAA Tournament Showdown

While 12 vs. 5 upsets have been trendy in recent years, the Gauchos will certainly have their hands-full with an experienced and balanced Creighton squad
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Gauchos Clinch NCAA Tournament Bid For First Time Since 2011

On Saturday, the UCSB men’s basketball team knocked off the reigning champions UC Irvine 79-63 in the Big West Tournament Championship
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Gauchos Clinch Big West Title With Resounding Victories Over Mustangs

After ending the season on a 2-game win streak, the Gauchos will now be playing in Las Vegas for the Big West Conference Championship
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Gauchos Look to Win Big West Title Against Rivals Cal Poly

Heading into the weekend, Cal Poly is on a seven-game losing streak and is in sole possession of last place in the Big West with a conference record of 1-13
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Shift in NBA Playstyles Extends Careers of Players

Without a doubt, players are able to play for longer and at a higher level than they did in the past.
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Gauchos Tie Program Record for 3-Pointers in Victory

With this win, the Gauchos improved their record to 4-12 overall and 4-8 in Big West Conference play.
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UCSB Extends Historic Win Streak to 12 Games

Going into this week, the Gauchos have a conference record of 10-2.
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UCSB Women’s Basketball Picks up Key Win Over Hawai’i

Senior guard Doris Jones’ 23 points propelled the team to a statement 22-point victory on Saturday
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UCSB Men’s Basketball Wins Back-To-Back Against Hawai’i, Extends Win Streak to Ten Games

Senior JaQuori McLaughlin and junior Amadou Sow came out of the weekend as UCSB’s top scorers, throwing 62 points onto the board
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UCSB Women’s Basketball Team Looks to Break Rough Spell Against Hawai’i

Look for the Gauchos to create steals if the game migrates to the paint, as the Wahine are quite poor in the turnover department.
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UCSB Women’s Basketball Suffers Tough Losses against Long Beach State

In their defeats, UCSB was led by Taylor Mole, who averaged a team-leading 17 points-per-game.
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Gauchos Look to Knock Off Red-Hot Long Beach State

The Gauchos are looking to rebound this Friday and Saturday against Long Beach State.
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McLaughlin, Gauchos Travel to Davis to Take on Aggies

With the Aggies clearly taking any size mismatch on paper with a grain of salt and continuously seeking to attack the rim, it will be important for Sow and other frontcourt players to stay out of foul...
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