LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) _ Erin Buescher scored 35 points and grabbed seven rebounds as No. 22 UC Santa Barbara beat Long Beach State 83-71 Friday night to remain undefeated in the Big West Conference.

Kristi Rohr added 13 points and five rebounds for the Gauchos (18-3, 10-0 Big West). Nicole Greathouse had nine points and seven rebounds.

Rhonda Smith scored 16 points for Long Beach State (12-9, 6-4). Charel Bailey and Jackie Moore each had 13 points.

The Gauchos led 36-34 at halftime.