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Gauchos go cold and lose to Long Beach

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Gauchos lose to Long Beach 55-52

UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Chance Hunter had 16 points as Long Beach State snapped its eight-game road losing streak, edging past UC Santa Barbara 55-52.


Joshua Morgan had 10 points for Long Beach State (6-12, 1-1 Big West Conference). Michael Carter III added 10 points and six assists.


After falling behind 30-25 at the half, Long Beach State outscored UC Santa Barbara 30-22 in the second half to earn the victory.


The Gauchos' 22 second-half points were a season low for the team. Amadou Sow had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Gauchos (12-5, 1-1).


UCSB had their six game win streak snapped as they scored just three points in the final 8:29 of the game.

The Beach have beaten the Gauchos in Santa Barbara three straight seasons.

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Mike Klan

Mike Klan is the sports director for KEYT|KCOY|KKFX.