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Booker leads Long Beach St. over UC Santa Barbara 69-64

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Deishuan Booker had 26 points as Long Beach State edged past UC Santa Barbara 69-64 on Thursday night.

Jordan Roberts had 16 points for Long Beach State (12-18, 6-8 Big West Conference). Bryan Alberts added 15 points. Mason Riggins had nine rebounds for the road team.

Max Heidegger had 17 points for the Gauchos (19-9, 8-6). Amadou Sow added 13 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks. Devearl Ramsey had 12 points.

The 49ers evened the season series against the Gauchos with the win. UC Santa Barbara defeated Long Beach State 82-71 on Jan. 26.

Long Beach State plays Cal Poly at home on Saturday. UC Santa Barbara plays Cal State Northridge on the road next Thursday.

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