Long Beach St. slips past UC Santa Barbara in Big West semis
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HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) Jadon Jones hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, Colin Slater had a career-high 30 points and Long Beach State edged past UC Santa Barbara 67-64 in the semifinals of the Big West Conference tournament on Friday night.
The Beach scored the game's final seven points, capped by the 3-pointer by Jones.
Aboubacar Traore had 12 points and nine rebounds for Long Beach State (20-11). Joel Murray had seven rebounds.
Miles Norris had 15 points and seven rebounds for the Gauchos (17-11). Ajare Sanni added 15 points and six assists. Ajay Mitchell had 11 points.
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Updated March 11, 2022