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.