SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

 The Gauchos rallied back from a 19-point deficit to defeat Seattle 78-75 in a thrilling comeback victory. UCSB snapped a four game losing streak and also picked up its first win at the Thunderdome since Nov. 26.

After allowing the Redhawks 49-first half points, the Gauchos stifled them to 28.6 percent shooting in the second half for just 26 points.

Santa Barbara moves its record to 5-7, while Seattle falls to 5-8.