John Zant: UCSB basketball wins in a throwback for Thunderdome

  It was Throwback Saturday at the Thunderdome. A saucy crowd of 5,414 turned out to see Alan Williams — aka Big Al or, in his own … [Read more...]

MBK: Big Al has a big game in his Thunderdome finale

  Senior Alan Williams played his final home game as a member of the UC Santa Barbara basketball team on Saturday afternoon and he went out in … [Read more...]

MBK: Gauchos blown out by Cal Poly in Big West tourney opener

ANAHEIM – After making three out of four shots and jumping out to a 7-0 lead to start the game Thursday, UCSB went colder than the slab of hockey ice … [Read more...]

MBK: Gauchos win finale, sets up rematch with Mustangs

SAN LUIS OBISPO – UC Santa Barbara used a 15-0 run midway through the first half to blow open a tie game and then cruised to a 71-55 win at rival Cal … [Read more...]

MBK: 3-point shooting disappears in UCSB’s loss to Cal Poly

The temperature outside was in the 70s at game time, but inside the Thunderdome, UC Santa Barbara was ice cold in the first half and paid the price, … [Read more...]

MBK: Cal Poly’s 3-pointers sink Gauchos

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Dylan Royer scored 23 points and made seven 3-point baskets, including five in the second half, as Cal Poly pulled away and beat … [Read more...]

MBK: Boswell makes clutch plays to lift UCSB over Cal Poly in 2 OTs

With its big man on the bench with an injury, guard Kyle Boswell played big and helped lift UCSB to a dramatic 83-81 double-overtime win over Cal … [Read more...]

Gauchos get past Mustangs to set up rematch with Long Beach

ANAHEIM - Orlando Johnson scored 20 points and James Nunnally had 13 as No. 3-seeded UC Santa Barbara pulled away in the last five minutes for a 64-52 … [Read more...]