UC Santa Barbara beats Hawaii 67-60 lead by Pierre-Louis
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Josh Pierre-Louis scored 16 points to lead UC Santa Barbara past Hawaii 67-60 on Thursday night.
Amadou Sow had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Gauchos (16-10, 9-6 Big West Conference), who have won five straight. Miles Norris added 12 points and seven rebounds.
Kamaka Hepa had 19 points and seven rebounds for the Rainbow Warriors (15-10, 11-5). Jerome Desrosiers added 15 points. JoVon McClanahan had 13 points and six assists.
The Gauchos evened the season series against the Rainbow Warriors. Hawaii defeated UC Santa Barbara 65-62 on Jan. 29.
Pierre-Louis guides UC Santa Barbara past Hawaii 67-60 The Associated Press – en Español
Charlotte vs Middle Tennessee 60-56; Young Double-double
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jahmir Young recorded 16 points and 11 rebounds to lift Charlotte to a 60-56 win over Middle Tennessee on Wednesday night.
Austin Butler had 12 points and six rebounds for Charlotte (16-13, 9-8 Conference USA). Clyde Trapp Jr. added 11 points and nine rebounds. Read more.
More college basketball news: No.1 South Carolina holds on to top seed in SEC and more
XFORD, Miss. (AP) — Destanni Henderson tied her career high with 23 points and Aliyah Boston had 15 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 1 South Carolina to a 71-57 win over Mississippi in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Boston extended her record streak of double-doubles to 21 for the Gamecocks (27-1, 15-1 Southeastern Conference), who had already clinched the regular-season title and No. 1 seed entering the league tournament in Nashville.
They found themselves in a tight game until a dominant closing stretch against the Rebels (22-7, 10-6), who had won four straight. Then South Carolina put it away with a 12-0 run. Read more.