- Associated Press - Sunday, January 15, 2017

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Alex Hart scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and UC Santa Barbara beat Cal Poly 58-53 on Saturday night.

The game was tied at 46 before Eric Childress scored four and Hart added two for a 6-0 spurt to give the Gauchos a 52-46 lead with three minutes left. Cal Poly pulled to 55-51 with 32 seconds to play. Santa Barbara made 3 of 4 free throws, and the Mustangs missed three 3-point shots and two free throws to end it.

Hart was 7 of 15 from the floor. Clifton Powell Jr. added 13 points and a pair of 3s for the Gauchos (3-12, 1-2 Big West), who shot 12 of 15 from the line.

Donovan Fields scored 15 points and made three 3-pointers to lead Cal Poly (5-12, 0-3), which has lost eight straight.

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