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UCSB ties school record with 11th straight win as McLauglin leads Gauchos past Bakersfield

JaQuori McLaughlin led UCSB to their 11th straight victory which ties the school record.

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.

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