LAS VEGAS -- — Amadou Sow scored a season-high 23 points as UC Santa Barbara defeated UC Davis 71-55 in the semifinals of the Big West Conference Tournament on Friday night.
The top-seeded Gauchos will face either UC Irvine or UC Riverside in Saturday's championship game.
McLaughlin scored the first four points as Santa Barbara never trailed, leading by 12 at the break and never seriously challenged in the second half. The Gauchos were 28 of 34 at the free throw line while the Aggies were 6 of 8.
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