Amadou Sow scored 23 points with six rebounds as UC Santa Barbara edged past Texas-Arlington 72-68 on Saturday.
Sow shot 8 for 10 from the field including 3 for 3 from distance.
JaQuori McLaughlin added 22 points and five rebounds for the Gauchos. Sekou Toure had six rebounds for UC Santa Barbara (6-3), which earned its fifth consecutive victory.
Sam Griffin had 16 points for the Mavericks (4-6). Jordan Phillips added 14 points and seven rebounds. David Azore had 13 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.
UC Santa Barbara plays Southern Utah on the road next Saturday. Texas-Arlington faces Houston on the road on Wednesday.