Big West Basketball Tournament 2011: UCSB Stuns LBSU, Win 64-56

Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) – Orlando Johnson poured in 23 points, and UC Santa Barbara shut down Long Beach State to earn a 64-56 upset win in the Big West Conference Tournament championship game.

Long Beach State, the regular season conference champion, was riding an 11- game winning streak before falling to the fifth-seeded Gauchos in the title game for the second straight year.

Jaime Serna chipped in 14 points and James Nunnally scored 12 for UCSB (18-13), which held the 49ers to 29 percent shooting.

Casper Ware led LBSU (22-11) with 14 points.

For more Big West Conference Tournament news and updates, be sure to stay tuned to this StoryStream.

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