UC Irvine seeks home win against UCSB

UC Santa Barbara (4-2, 0-1) v UC Irvine (4-4, 1-0) Bren Events Center, Irvine, California; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM …

UC Santa Barbara (4-2, 0-1) vs UC Irvine (4-4, 1-0)

Bren Events Center, Irvine, California; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM: UC Irvine aims to win against UC Santa Barbara for the sixth consecutive year at the Bren Events Center. The last win for the gauchos at UC Irvine was a 76-60 win on January 30, 2016.

SUPER SENIORS: UC Santa Barbara has benefited greatly from its seniors. JaQuori McLaughlin, Amadou Sow, Ajare Sanni and Devearl Ramsey together scored 54 percent of the team’s score and 51 percent of all gauchos points in the team’s last five games this year.

FACILITATION OF VIOLATIONS: McLaughlin has scored or assisted 46 percent of all UC Santa Barbara field goals in the past three games. The Senior Guard scored 17 field goals and 14 assists in these games.

STREAK STATS: UC Irvine has won its last four home games, averaging 99.8 points while giving up 54.5 points.

HAPPENING POINTS: The gauchos have recently used tools to make baskets more often than the anteaters. UC Irvine has backed 38 out of 85 field goals (44.7 percent) in the last three games, while UC Santa Barbara has backed 44 out of 68 field goals (64.7 percent) in the last three games.

DID YOU KNOW THAT UC Santa Barbara had sales this season with only 15.1 percent of its properties? This is the highest percentage among any Big West team. The gauchos have flipped the ball only 10.3 times per game this season.

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