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Miller comes up clutch as UCSB wins season opener over LMU in women’s basketball

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Danae Miller scored 18 points to lead UCSB to a season-opening win against Loyola Marymount 61-58.

UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Danae Miller hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 1:15 left as UCSB opened the season with a 61-58 home victory against Loyola Marymount.

Miller had a team-high 18 points.

She also connected on a three-pointer with just over three minutes left to put the Gauchos up 55-52.

All-American Ila Lane scored 8 points and grabbed led UCSB with 10 rebounds in her first game back after opting-out of last year due to Covid-19 concerns.

Texas Tech transfer Alexis Tucker scored 13 points in her Gauchos debut.

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