2020-2021 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos

2020-2021 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Destin Barnes Sr SF 6-7 215 Sep 9, 1996 Crown Point (IN) United States Bosco Institute
34 Eric Bower Jr GF 6-7 210 - San Mateo (CA) United States Hillsdale High School
15 Max Cheylov Fr G 6-3 175 Feb 28, 2000 Toronto Canada Calabasas High School
11 Brandon Cyrus Sr SG 6-5 190 Oct 15, 1997 Oakville Canada La Lumiere School
50 Gage Gomez Fr G 6-3 175 Mar 21, 2002 Arroyo Grande (CA) United States Arroyo Grande High School
24 Robinson Idehen Sr FC 6-10 230 Nov 17, 1997 Tudela Spain / Nigeria Modesto Christian High School
14 Jakov Kukic Fr C 6-10 230 Jul 20, 2000 Split Croatia La Lumiere School
55 Darren Long Fr G 6-3 165 May 5, 2001 Altadena (CA) United States Harvard-Westlake School
52 Kyle MacLean Fr G 6-2 170 Feb 19, 2002 Westlake Village (CA) United States Westlake High School
3 JaQuori McLaughlin Sr PG 6-4 190 Jan 29, 1998 Gig Harbor (WA) United States Peninsula High School
1 Jay Nagle Jr SF 6-8 215 Apr 10, 2000 Vacaville (CA) United States Will C. Wood High School
5 Miles Norris Jr PF 6-10 220 Apr 15, 2000 Chula Vista (CA) United States Brewster Academy
2 Josh Pierre-Louis So PG 6-3 185 May 8, 2001 Roselle (NJ) United States Roselle Catholic High School
4 Devearl Ramsey Sr PG 6-0 185 May 17, 1997 Chatsworth (CA) United States Sierra Canyon School
54 Niko Rocak Fr C 6-9 220 Feb 21, 2001 Geneva Switzerland Phillips Exeter Academy
13 Ajare Sanni So G 6-3 170 Feb 24, 2000 Houston (TX) United States Clear Lake High School
12 Amadou Sow So PF 6-9 235 Nov 18, 1998 Napa (CA) United States Prolific Prep
0 Sekou Toure Jr PG 6-5 185 Aug 24, 1999 Napa (CA) United States Prolific Prep
- Calvin Wishart Jr G 6-2 180 Jul 1, 1999 Delano (MN) United States Delano High School

Recent UC Santa Barbara Gauchos History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2020-2021 22-5 (15-3) 1st (Big West) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2019-2020 21-10 (10-6) 2nd (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2018-2019 22-10 (10-6) 2nd (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 23-9 (11-5) 2nd (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 6-22 (4-12) 9th (Big West) N/A N/A
2015-2016 19-14 (11-5) 4th (Big West) 2nd Rnd Vegas 16 2nd Rnd
2014-2015 19-14 (11-5) 2nd (Big West) 2nd Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2013-2014 21-9 (12-4) 2nd (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 11-20 (7-11) 7th (Big West) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 20-11 (12-4) 2nd (Big West) Runner Up CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 18-14 (8-8) 4th (Big West) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 20-10 (12-4) 1st (Big West) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 16-15 (8-8) 4th (Big West) 3rd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 23-9 (12-4) 1st (Big West) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2006-2007 18-11 (9-5) 2nd (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 15-14 (6-8) 5th (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 11-18 (7-11) 6th (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 16-12 (10-8) 3rd (Big West) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 18-14 (14-4) 1st (Big West) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd

2020-2021 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
JaQuori McLaughlin NABC All-District (9) Second Team
JaQuori McLaughlin AP All-American Honorable Mention
JaQuori McLaughlin Big West Player of the Year
JaQuori McLaughlin All-Big West First Team
Amadou Sow All-Big West First Team
Miles Norris All-Big West Honorable Mention
Devearl Ramsey All-Big West Honorable Mention
JaQuori McLaughlin Big West Tournament MVP
JaQuori McLaughlin Big West All-Tournament Team
Josh Pierre-Louis Big West All-Tournament Team
Amadou Sow Big West All-Tournament Team
Ajare Sanni Big West Best Sixth Man
JaQuori McLaughlin Big West Player of the Week (Jan 4, 2021)
JaQuori McLaughlin Big West Player of the Week (Jan 25, 2021)
JaQuori McLaughlin Big West Player of the Week (Dec 21, 2020)

2020-2021 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Ramsey J. McLaughlin B. Cyrus M. Norris A. Sow
Rotation J. Pierre-Louis A. Sanni D. Barnes   J. Kukic
Lim PT S. Toure G. Gomez J. Nagle   R. Idehen
Lim PT   C. Wishart E. Bower   N. Rocak
Lim PT   K. MacLean      
Lim PT   D. Long      

2020-2021 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
JaQuori McLaughlin 26 32.4 16.0 3.5 5.2 1.5 0.2 2.0
Amadou Sow 26 26.0 13.6 7.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 2.0
Ajare Sanni 25 24.0 10.9 2.7 1.7 0.7 0.0 1.2
Miles Norris 27 25.5 9.7 4.6 1.8 0.7 0.9 0.9
Devearl Ramsey 27 30.7 7.7 2.9 3.6 1.6 0.0 1.1
Josh Pierre-Louis 23 14.6 6.1 2.5 1.6 1.3 0.3 1.2
Robinson Idehen 27 11.8 4.9 3.4 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.6
Niko Rocak 2 5.0 4.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.5
Brandon Cyrus 27 15.3 2.9 1.9 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.4
Destin Barnes 27 12.9 2.9 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.6
Sekou Toure 17 10.1 2.6 2.8 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.6
Jay Nagle 16 6.6 1.8 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1
Jakov Kukic 14 5.9 1.4 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.6
Kyle MacLean 2 3.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0
Gage Gomez 8 2.6 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.1

2020-2021 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Joe Pasternack Head Coach 2017-2018 Associate Head Coach (Arizona, 2013 to 2017)
John Rillie Associate Head Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (UC Santa Barbara, 2017 to 2018)
Ben Tucker Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Northern Arizona, 2016 to 2017)
Larry Lewis Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (2018 to 2019)
John Seavey Video Coordinator 2017-2018 N/A
John McCutcheon Athletic Director 2015-2016 Athletic Director (Massachusetts, 2004 to 2015)
Luke Storey Director of Sports Performance 2019-2020 Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (Orlando Magic, 2018 to 2019)
Nikola Knezevic Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Video Coordinator (Providence, 2016 to 2019)
Bill Mahoney Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2012-2013 N/A
Andrew Payne Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 Graduate Manager (UC Santa Barbara, 2017 to 2018)
Leroy Heu Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Jackson Smidt Associate Head Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 N/A
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