March 13, 2011 |
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara (18-13) vs. No. 2 Florida (26-7) THURSDAY, 3:50 P.M. PDT, at TAMPA, FLA. How they got here: Santa Barbara finished tied for fourth in the Big West Conference during the regular season, then won the conference tournament; Florida received an at-large berth after winning the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division and losing to Kentucky in the conference tournament championship game. Last 10 games: UCSB 6-4, Florida 8-2. Best wins/worst losses: UCSB defeated UNLV, 68-62, but lost to North Dakota State, 68-60.
October 13, 2010
POP MUSIC Jack Johnson The singer-songwriter returns to Santa Barbara ? the Hawaii native is a UCSB alumnus, class of '97 ? to play back-to-back shows of his breezy yet increasingly ambitious beach-folk. Johnson shares the bill Wednesday with G. Love & Special Sauce, whom the surfer often cites as one of his greatest influences, and ALO on Thursday. Santa Barbara Bowl , 1122 N. Milpas St., Santa Barbara. 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $64. (805) 962-7411. www.sbbowl.
May 12, 2009 |
William I. Robinson, a professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara, probably shouldn't have been surprised when he found himself in the news earlier this month. He had, after all, forwarded an e-mail to his students that juxtaposed images of Palestinians caught up in Israel's recent Gaza Strip offensive with Jewish victims of the Nazis. The e-mail included graphic photographs of dead Jewish children from the 1940s alongside similar photos from Gaza.
March 24, 2008 |
On a day there was only one minor upset in the NCAA women's tournament, fourth-seeded Virginia coasted past 13th-seeded UC Santa Barbara, 86-52, Sunday in the first round of the Greensboro Regional at Norfolk, Va. The Cavaliers (24-9) pulled away from the Gauchos (23-8) with an 11-3 run to close the first half. Virginia added a 16-0 run in the second half to eliminate the tournament's lone remaining Southern California representative. Virginia will play Old Dominion in the second round.
January 31, 2008 |
James Powell scored 25 points, including six three-point baskets, as UC Santa Barbara outlasted UC Riverside, 64-53, for a Big West victory Wednesday night in Riverside. Santa Barbara, 16-5 overall and 5-3 in the conference, won for the fourth time in five games after the Highlanders (4-15, 1-7) reduced a 14-point second-half deficit to 52-50 on Jalonni Diggs' 15-foot jump shot with 5:47 left. But the Gauchos held Riverside scoreless for more than four minutes and scored 12 straight to ice it.
December 23, 2007 |
Tyler Hansbrough scored 21 points and No. 1 North Carolina bounced back from a lackluster performance by dominating UC Santa Barbara, 105-70, on Saturday at Chapel Hill, N.C. Marcus Ginyard had a career-high 17 points, Wayne Ellington also had 17 and Ty Lawson finished with 15 for the Tar Heels (11-0), who shot 57% in continuing their best start since the 1997-98 team won its first 17 games.