Basketball

Gauchos Drop Double-OT Heartbreaker to Idaho

Gaucho women’s basketball lost at the Thunderdome on Saturday night in an emotional double-overtime game to Idaho, 64-63.
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Men’s Basketball Hosts Season’s First Home Game

In three games for the UCSB men’s basketball team, the junior scoring duo of guard Orlando Johnson and forward James Nunnally have been the story, averaging 42 of the team’s 65 points a game. But ...
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Portland State Too Much for Gauchos in Home Opener

After failing to capitalize with a chance to tie the game with 5.9 seconds left in overtime, the UCSB women’s basketball team lost their home opener to Portland State on Thursday 69-66.
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Kevin Love: You’re Awesome and Here’s Why

For the uninitiated, Kevin Love is one of the best players in the NBA. There, I said it. The former UCLA star has blown past racial and body-type expectations to drop the first 30-30 game since Moses ...
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Women’s Basketball Drops Two on the Road

UCSB women’s basketball opened the regular season with a pair of losses this weekend at Pepperdine and #15 UCLA, losing 68-56 to the Waves on Friday and 66-52 to the Bruins on Sunday.
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Scoring Duo Not Enough at Oregon Tourney

The UCSB men’s basketball team lost two of its three games at Oregon’s BTI tournament to open its regular season, beating Denver 65-49 on Friday night but losing 68-60 to North Dakota State on Sat...
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‘Chos Begin Regular Season

The Gaucho men’s basketball team opens its season this weekend at the University of Oregon’s BTI Invitational, where it plays three games in three days.
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Gauchos Set for Weekend Pair

Looking to rebound from last Thursday’s exhibition loss to Monterey Bay, the UCSB women’s basketball team will open up regular season play this weekend when it travels to Malibu and Los Angeles to...
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Clippers: You Suck and Here’s Why

If one of the people you expect to be a leader on your team is Baron Davis, your team is fucked. There. Is. No. Hope.
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Johnson and Nunnally Combine for 43 In Season-Opening Win

After the Gaucho men’s basketball team committed 18 turnovers in its 68-54 win over Division II Master’s College in an exhibition game at the Thunderdome on Friday night, Head Coach Bob Williams w...
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Gauchos Take Down Masters College in Exhibition

Guard Orlando Johnson and forward James Nunnally combined for 43 points in the Gauchos’ 68-54 win against Master’s College at the Thunderdome on Friday night.
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Basketball Plays Exhibition

In a phone interview yesterday afternoon, junior guard Orlando Johnson talked about his expectations for tonight’s exhibition game against Master’s College at the Thunderdome.
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Defensive-Minded Gauchos Look to Surprise Big West

After failing to qualify for the NCAA tournament last season, UCSB women’s basketball opens up this season with a clear goal in mind.
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Heat Check

Everyone who’s anyone knows about the Miami Heat. LeBron, his decision and the somewhat shady circumstances surrounding the formation of Miami Thrice (sign-and-trades to preempt a tampering investig...
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The NBA: LeBron, Kobe, Carmelo and For Once, the Clippers

Can you feel it in the air? The summer heat is fading away. The visitors are ready to flock to I.V. for Halloween celebrations. And it is currently one of the best times of the year to be a sports fan...
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