UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - UCSB turned up the defense in the second half and pulled away for a lopsided 86-58 victory against Arkansas-Pine Bluff for the Gauchos 20th straight home win.
The home win streak started on January 25, 2020.
Amadou Sow led the way with 20 points and 9 rebounds.
Besides Sow UCSB had three other players score in double figures.
Miles Norris and Robinson Idehen each had 13 points while Ajare Sanni added 12 for the 3-1 Gauchos.
UCSB led just 38-36 at the break but outscored the Golden Lions 48-22.
Freshman Ajay Mitchell dished out 10 assists for UCSB who improved to 3-0 this year at home.