UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's basketball

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UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
2016–17 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's basketball team
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University University of California, Santa Barbara
Conference Big West
Location Santa Barbara, CA
Head coach Bob Williams (19th year)
Arena UC Santa Barbara Events Center
(Capacity: 5,600)
Nickname Gauchos
Colors Blue and Gold[1]
         
NCAA Tournament Round of 32
1990
NCAA Tournament appearances
1988, 1990, 2002, 2010, 2011
Conference tournament champions
2002, 2010, 2011

The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents University of California, Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Big West Conference.

The Blue-Green Rivalry[edit]

Main article: Blue–Green Rivalry

The main rival of the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's basketball team is the Cal Poly Mustangs men's basketball team. The rivalry is a part of the larger Blue–Green Rivalry, which encompasses all sports from the two schools.

Post season results[edit]

NCAA tournament results[edit]

The Gauchos have appeared in five NCAA tournaments. Their combined record is 1–5.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1988 First Round Maryland L 82–92
1990 First Round
Second Round
Houston
Michigan State
W 70–66
L 58–62
2002 First Round Arizona L 81–86
2010 First Round Ohio State L 51–68
2011 Second Round Florida L 51–79

NIT results[edit]

The Gauchos have appeared in five National Invitation Tournaments (NIT). Their combined record is 0–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1989 First Round Wichita State L 62–70
1992 First Round Arizona State L 65–71
1993 First Round Pepperdine L 50–53
2003 First Round San Diego State L 62–67
2008 First Round Mississippi L 68–83

Vegas 16 results[edit]

The Gauchos have appeared in one Vegas 16. Their record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2016 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Northern Illinois
Old Dominion
W 70–63
L 49–64

CBI results[edit]

The Gauchos have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2015 First Round Oral Roberts L 87–91

CIT results[edit]

The Gauchos have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their combined record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2012 First Round Idaho L 83–86

NAIA tournament results[edit]

The Gauchos have appeared in the NAIA Tournament one time. Their record is 3–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
1941 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
National 3rd Place Game
Wayne State
Bemidji State
Appalachian State
Murray State
West Texas State
W 32–26
W 31–29
W 36–29
L 33–35
L 35–46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UCSB Color". Retrieved 2016-03-30. 

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