FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Ajay Mitchell had 24 points in UCSB’s 66-58 win against CSU Fullerton on Thursday night in a Big West Conference opener.
Mitchell shot 8 for 13 (2 for 3 from 3-point range) and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line for the Gauchos (10-2, 1-0). Josh Pierre-Louis scored 17 points while shooting 6 of 11 from the field and 5 for 6 from the line, and added three steals. Cole Anderson finished 2 of 4 from the field to finish with seven points. The Gauchos picked up their sixth straight victory.
Jalen Harris finished with 19 points for the Titans (6-7, 0-1). Latrell Wrightsell Jr. added 10 points for CSU Fullerton. Max Jones also had nine points, six rebounds and two steals.
Both teams play on Saturday. UCSB hosts UCSD while CSU Fullerton hosts CSU Northridge.
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