SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) Alan Williams had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead UC Santa Barbara over San Diego Christian 87-60 on Saturday night.
Williams was 8 of 13 from the floor in reaching his double-double. Reserve guard Kyle Boswell came off the bench and added 17 points and a career-high seven assists, with no turnovers. Taran Brown had 14 points for the Gauchos (4-5).
UC Santa Barbara took the lead at the 17:07 mark in the first half and stayed in front the rest of the game, leading 46-24 at halftime. The Gauchos made 20 of 60 from the field for the game, while the Hawks made 19 of 51. The Gauchos also led in rebounding 44-25.
Raphael Rodriguez was 4 of 8 from 3-point range, finishing the night with 14 points for San Diego Christian (0-7). Kevin Dawson had 12 and Kwaminique Brandon 11. Peter Beale-Wirsing led with five rebounds.
First up in our look around the sports world, former Washington Capital and Predators star Filip Forsberg recently shared how hes been staying busy during this down time. He says in this video posted on Instagram that since hockey’s coming back, he has to wear his gear to get used to it again - very clever! Can't wait for the season to restart.
Next up, we all remember Rams' defensive tackle Aaron Donald’s insane knife workout and, well, he inspired 49ers rookie defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw to do his own version. I'm not sure about you, but all of a sudden my anxiety is through the roof!
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Will Harris may have been the pitcher who served up Howie Kendrick’s go-ahead home run in Game 7 of last fall’s World Series, but he apparently isn’t holding any grudges about the outcome.
Harris, who spent five years with the Houston Astros before signing a three-year deal with the Nationals over the winter, sat down for a Zoom press conference Tuesday in what his first chance to speak with the media since Summer Camp began. He wore a T-shirt that was a bit surprising for a player who was on the losing end of Washington’s title run.
The shirt reads “District of Champions,” a nod to D.C. winning titles in MLB, NHL and WNBA over the last three years. To his credit, Harris hasn’t shied away from talking about his performance in Game 7.
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“Look, I took the L in Game 7, that’s never gonna change,” Harris said on MLB Network in January. “But at the same time, I plan on winning my next Game 7 and I plan on winning more World Series, and I think Washington is a place I can do that.”
As if there was any doubt before, it appears that Harris has completely committed to his ballclub and D.C. as a sports town.
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