* UC IRVINE (13-2, 5-0) at UC SANTA BARBARA (5-10, 2-3), 5:30, Fox Sports Net 2, KUCI-FM (88.9). Irvine, which has a nine-game winning streak, sits atop the Big West Conference standings alongside Utah State, which plays at Pacific tonight. The Anteaters play six of their next seven games on the road. Santa Barbara hopes to stop a three-game losing streak that began Jan. 13 with an 80-56 defeat at Irvine. The Gauchos announced this week that Adama Ndiaye, expected to be one of the top post players in the conference, will redshirt after breaking a finger Nov. 16.