UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- It has been a special season so far for UCSB and they grabbed a piece of school history as well.
The Gauchos beat Cal State Bakersfield 71-66 for their eleventh straight victory tying the 1988-'89 team for most wins in a row.
They are a perfect 11-0 in the 2021 calendar year.
Senior JaQuori McLauglin led the way with a game-high 20 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds.
He also went over the 1,000 career point mark for his Gaucho career.
Junior Amadou Sow added 18 points as UCSB improved to 15-3 on the year and they lead the Big West Conference at 9-2.
The Gauchos led 36-26 at half and stretched the lead to 49-30 early in the second half following a McLaughlin three-pointer.
Bakersfield made a nice comeback but UCSB was able to hold the Roadrunners off and keep their winning streak intact.
They will go for the school-record on Saturday against Bakersfield.