Sanni lifts UC Santa Barbara past UC Davis 89-86 in OT

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Ajare Sanni had a season-high 22 points as UC Santa Barbara won its eighth consecutive game, edging past UC Davis 89-86 in overtime on Saturday.

JaQuori McLaughlin had 18 points for UC Santa Barbara (12-3, 8-2 Big West Conference). Miles Norris added 17 points. Brandon Cyrus had 10 points.

Elijah Pepper scored a career-high 23 points and had eight rebounds for the Aggies (3-5, 1-3). Ezra Manjon added 19 points. Kennedy Koehler had 13 points.

The Gauchos improve to 2-0 against the Aggies this season. UC Santa Barbara defeated UC Davis 72-51 on Friday.

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