Basketball

UCSB Faces CSUN in League Home Game

The UCSB men’s basketball team will welcome visiting Cal State Northridge into the Thunderdome tonight when the Gauchos (8-6 Overall, 3-1 Big West) host the Matadors (5-10, 2-3) in the second of thr...
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A Starry Forecast: Porush’s NBA All-Star Predictions

WESTERN CONFERENCE: GUARDS: Chris Paul (LA Clippers), Kobe Bryant (LA Lakers) FORWARDS: Kevin Durant (OKC Thunder), Blake Griffin (LA Clippers) CENTER: Andrew Bynum (LA Lakers) Pretty predictable, yet...
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UCSB Dominates UC Irvine, Loses in Overtime Against UC Riverside

The UCSB men’s basketball team suffered its first Big West loss of the season Thursday on the road at UC Riverside before beating UC Irvine at home on Saturday. The Gauchos (8-6 overall, 3-1 Big Wes...
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Gaucho Team Effort Overcomes UCR

It was a true team win for UCSB women’s basketball on Saturday afternoon when the squad knocked off UC Riverside 63-43 at the Thunderdome. With the victory, the Gauchos improve to 7-8 and 2-2 in the...
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Big West Conference: Women’s Basketball Preview

UC Santa Barbara: Gauchos There’s been a lot of change for the UCSB women’s basketball team in the past year — a new coach and a new system — but last year’s co-champions of the Big West loo...
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Big West Basketball

UC Santa Barbara: Gauchos With lofty expectations set for conference play, the UCSB men’s basketball team is off to a hot start after winning its first two Big West games. The Gauchos (7-5 Overall, ...
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Tuesday Ballin’ With Ed. and Ed.: Sports Editors Pella & Porush Tackle Some Early Season NBA Headlines

Thunder & Lightning The Oklahoma City Thunder have gotten off to the fast start we expected, but at 8-2 the Thunder may be even better than advertised. Kevin Durant is continuing to grow and impro...
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Tuesday Ballin’ With Ed. and Ed.: Sports Editors Pella & Porush Tackle Some Early Season NBA Headlines

“Good Lo’dy wo’dy / I just took more shots than Kobe” Big Sean didn’t need to search too far to find a metaphor with the word ‘shot’ involved. Kobe Bryant’s shooting habits are one of ...
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Gauchos Top CSF 77-64, Improve to 2-0 Big West

The UCSB men’s basketball team captured its second straight Big West win in the Thunderdome last Thursday night, beating visiting Cal State Fullerton 77-64 in the team’s conference home opener. Wi...
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Johnson’s 36 Points Not Enough to Top UNLV

In front of a loud and restless crowd, the UCSB men’s basketball team fell to visiting No. 18 UNLV 94-88 in double overtime in one of the best games at the Thunderdome in recent memory. “We left e...
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Gauchos Take on Huskies at Home

UCSB women’s basketball finishes off a three-game home stand Wednesday against Pac-12 opponent Washington. After two consecutive wins last week, the Gauchos improved to 2-2. The Huskies have also wo...
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UCSB Tears Apart Lions for Second-Straight Win

The UCSB women’s basketball team earned its second consecutive win Saturday afternoon in the Thunderdome against visiting Loyola Marymount 66-49. With the victory, the Gauchos improve to 2-2 while t...
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Gauchos Remain Perfect With Weekend Win

The UCSB men’s basketball team used a dominant second half to overpower the visiting Westmont Warriors 82-61 on Friday night. “The energy level was down in the first half,” sophomore guard Kyle ...
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Gauchos Get Around Gaels in First Thunderdome Game

It was a tale of two halves for the UCSB women’s basketball team in their home opener last night, though the Gauchos walked away with a 61-52 victory. The game gives the team their first win of thei...
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Gauchos Continue Home Action Against Westmont

On a roll through two games this season, the UCSB men’s basketball team will look to remain hot when it hosts cross-town NAIA opponent Westmont College in the Thunderdome Friday night. “It’s a h...
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