Underwood named First Team All-Big West, Nesbit earns Honorable Mention

Underwood & Nesbit lead Gauchos into Big West Conference Tournament

Mike Klan, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Sports Director, mklan@keyt.com
POSTED: 10:27 PM PDT Mar 11, 2013 
UC SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

UCSB senior Sweets Underwood has been a model of consistency this year as she garnered First Team All-Big West honors. Teammate Nicole Nesbit was named Honorable Mention.

Sweets is averaging 11.9 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. She started all 30 games for UCSB this season and recorded 13 double-doubles.

The junior Nesbit is averaging 10.6 points and 3.0 assists per game.

UCSB is the defending Big West Tournament champions and they earned a first-round bye into this year's tournament. The Gauchos play Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m. against an opponent that will be determined on Tuesday.