UCSB vs. UC Riverside: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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UCSB vs. UC Riverside: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The UCSB Gauchos (25-7, 15-5 Big West) will try to extend a five-game win streak when they host the UC Riverside Highlanders (22-11, 14-6 Big West) on March 10, 2023 at Dollar Loan Center.

On Thursday, in its most recent game, UCSB defeated Cal Poly 64-54. With 24 points, Ajay Mitchell was its leading scorer. UC Riverside was victorious in its most recent game versus UC Davis, 68-52, on Thursday. Zyon Pullin led the way with 19 points, plus three boards and one assist.

When is UCSB vs. UC Riverside and when does it start?

This contest between the Gauchos and Highlanders will happen on Friday, March 10, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 11:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch UCSB vs. UC Riverside

The Gauchos and Highlanders will hit the court at Dollar Loan Center for this matchup on March 10, and if you would like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPNU.

UCSB Gauchos vs. UC Riverside Highlanders Game Preview

UCSB Stats, Odds & Insights

UCSB is outscoring opponents by 6.5 points per game with a +208 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.6 points per game (184th in college basketball) and allows 65.1 per contest (43rd in college basketball).

The Gauchos put up only 3.1 more points than the Highlanders give up (68.5).

UCSB hits 5.5 three-pointers per game (340th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 5.8 on average.

The Gauchos are putting up 75.3 points per game this season at home, which is 5.7 more points than they’re averaging away from home (69.6).

UCSB’s offense has been improved over its last 10 games, racking up 74.0 points per contest compared to the 71.6 it has averaged this season.

UC Riverside Stats, Odds & Insights

UC Riverside’s +116 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.5 points per game) is a result of putting up 72.0 points per game (173rd in college basketball) while allowing 68.5 per contest (128th in college basketball).

The Highlanders average 72.0 points, 6.9 more than the Gauchos concede.

UC Riverside makes 8.3 three-pointers per game (87th in college basketball) at a 35.9% rate (87th in college basketball), compared to the 5.1 per game its opponents make, at a 33.1% rate.

At home the Highlanders are putting up 75.7 points per game, 6.6 more than they are averaging on the road (69.1).

UC Riverside has played worse offensively over its past 10 games, posting 71.2 points per contest, 0.8 fewer points its than season average of 72.0.

Gauchos Key Players to Watch

Gauchos Leaders
Ajay Mitchell 32 15.9 2.7 5.2 1.4 0.3 0.6
Miles Norris 32 14.2 6.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 1.6
Josh Pierre-Louis 29 9.7 4.1 2.4 1.3 0.2 0.3
Andre Kelly 31 9.7 6.5 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.0
Cole Anderson 31 7.5 1.3 0.6 0.4 0.1 1.6

Highlanders Key Players to Watch

Highlanders Leaders
Zyon Pullin 28 18.1 4.4 4.2 1.0 0.1 0.9
Flynn Cameron 33 13.0 5.5 3.3 1.2 0.2 2.4
Lachlan Olbrich 33 11.4 6.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.5
Kyle Owens 20 10.1 5.6 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.7
Jamal Hartwell II 33 8.3 0.9 1.0 0.5 0.0 1.5

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.