No. 9 Stanford 62, UCSB 49
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) _ Jarron Collins scored 21 points and had 12 rebounds as No. 9 Stanford defeated UC Santa Barbara 62-49 Saturday night.
Mark Hull led the Gauchos (0-1) with 13 points.
The Cardinal (3-0) led 25-21 at halftime, but UC Santa Barbara closed within one on a layup by Derrick Allen at 15:51.
Ryan Mendez hit a jumper to key five straight points and give Stanford a 32-29 lead with 15:24 remaining.
The Gauchos got within three points when B.J. Ward hit four consecutive free throws. But Julius Barnes did the same for Stanford and the Cardinal led 43-36.
David Moseley added 10 points for Stanford.