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Books and Basketball: J.D. Slajchert talks about UCSB playing days and latest novel

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Former Gaucho J.D. Slajchert talks about his latest novel Darling, You're Not Alone

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - 2018 UCSB graduate J.D. Slajchert made a recent visit to Santa Barbara to talk about his second novel, Darling, You're Not Alone.

He also talked about his UCSB basketball days that saw him go from a walk-on to a starter for the Gauchos.

He was on UCSB from 2014-2018 and had quite a rollercoaster ride.

In the 2016-'17 season the Gauchos set a dubious mark of lowest win total in school history with 6 victories.

The next season UCSB set a program record with 23 victories.

Slajchert's first book was titled Moonflower.

To learn more about these inspiring books please visit his website,

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