Williams, UC Santa Barbara beat San Diego Christian 69-46

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) Alan Williams scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in just 23 minutes to lead UC Santa Barbara past NAIA San Diego Christian on Friday night.

Williams made 7 of 11 field goals and added four assists for UC Santa Barbara (5-5), which outrebounded San Diego Christian 46-30.

Rafael Rodriguez hit a 3-pointer 42 seconds into the game to give San Diego Christian a 3-2 lead, but the Gauchos responded with a 10-0 run, capped by a three-point play by Williams, and led the rest of the way.

San Diego Christian made just 6 of 27 (22.2 percent) field goals in the first half and trailed 34-18 at the break.

Michael Bryson scored 12, Gabe Vincent and John Green added 10 apiece for UCSB. Green tied his career high with eight rebounds.

Rodriguez made 4 of 7 3-pointers and led the Hawks with 15 points.

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