SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The Dons honored six seniors before their game with Ventura and then they celebrated a milestone three-pointer by junior Luke Zuffelato.
His three-pointer early in the third quarter was his 217th of his career breaking the program record set by standout Bolden Brace back in 2016.
Zuffelato made six three-pointers and scored a game-high 32 points to lead Santa Barbara to a 69-53. win over the Cougars.
The Dons remain in a first place tie with Oxnard in the Channel League race as both teams are 11-1 entering the final week of the regular season.
Santa Barbara saluted seniors Tobin Shyrock, Waylon Finkel, Finn Whipps, Jack Holdren, Kaden Ridgell and Will Harman in a pregame ceremony.
The Dons led 10-8 after one quarter and then extended the lead to 32-20 at the half as Zuffelato drilled a three-pointer just before the break.
Ventura kept in shouting distance behind a team-high 21 points from junior Finn Fancher.
But Zuffelato and the Dons never let the Cougars get too close.
Behind 10 third quarter points by Zuffelato and a three-pointer by freshman Owen Horn right before the buzzer, Santa Barbara led 48-34 heading into the fourth quarter.
Zuffelato added 12 more points in the final quarter and senior Will Harman tallied 6 of his eight points in the fourth quarter as the Dons moved to 19-7 for the season.
Santa Barbara plays at rival San Marcos on Monday and then finishes up the regular season on Wednesday at Rio Mesa.