UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- Amadou Sow had 21 points and 10 rebounds and UC Santa Barbara beat UC Irvine 64-61 for its third straight win.
Sow is averaging 20 points, on 63.3% shooting, and 10.3 rebounds with three double-doubles over the last four games.
JaQuori McLaughlin added 11 points for UCSB.
Evan Leonard made a jumper to give UC Irvine a 58-55 lead with 2:42 to play but the Anteaters went 1 for 4 from the field with a turnover, and UCSB made 7-of-8 free throws, from there.
Brad Greene led the Anteaters with 16 points and Leonard scored 12.