LOS ANGELES (AP) -Willie Galick scored 19 points as CS Northridge defeated UC Santa Barbara 76-69 in Big West Conference play on Saturday night.
Galick made 7 of 11 from the field and grabbed game-high nine rebounds. Rashaun McLemore added 14 points and had three steals to help snap a three-game losing streak.
The Gauchos (11-8, 6-3) were led by James Nunnally's 21 points. Orlando Johnson had 20 points and a team-high 8 rebounds.
The Matadors (8-13, 3-5) held a 39-37 lead at the half. After leading by as many as eight in the second half the Gauchos (8-13, 3-5) managed to knot the score up at 60 with 3:27 left. The Matadors would go on an 8-0 run and lead 68-60 with 1:11 left.
This win snaps a three-game winning streak for the Gauchos.
The Matadors played without second-leading scorer Lenny Daniel, who was indefinitely suspended for attitude and conduct detrimental to the team.
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